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Obituaries

  • Richard J. Mullen Jr., 45

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Richard J. Mullen Jr., 45, died unexpectedly Aug. 1, while undergoing cardiac surgery. Mullen was born Aug. 17, 1968, with a congenital heart defect that required two previous surgeries during his teenage years. Yet he did not allow his condition to hold him back. He...

  • Andrew Ian Dodge, 46: Tea party activist, former Senate candidate

    HARPSWELL — Andrew Ian Dodge, a tea party activist and writer who ran for U.S. Senate in 2012, died Aug. 1 of cancer at the age of 46. According to his website, AndrewIanDodge.com, Dodge died of a form of incurable cancer. “If you are reading this I will have succumbed t...

  • Mary M.G. Hall, 74: Love of family, travel, was depicted in her art

    FALMOUTH — Mary Margaret Gummere Hall, 74, died Aug. 3 at Mercy Hospital in Portland after a courageous battle with lung cancer, surrounded by her family. A longtime resident of Cumberland Foreside, and more recently Falmouth, Hall was born in Trenton, New Jersey, on New Ye...

  • Forest L. Barter, 88: Veteran, grocery executive loved serving his church

    PORTLAND — Forest Linwood Barter, 88, died July 28 at his residence. He was born in Portland on April 26, 1926, the son of Otis F. and Ruth H. Greenleaf Barter. He attended schools in Portland and Gorham, graduating from Portland High School in 1943 with high honors. He then whe...

  • Charles H. Tibbetts, 79: Veteran, Bath councilor served city 20 years

    BATH — Charles "Sonny" Henry Tibbetts, 79, of Bath, died July 22 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Augusta on Aug. 6, 1934, son of Elmer Sr. and Ruth S. (Burnham) Tibbetts. Charles married Barbara "Barbie" Ann Hudson on March 6, 1954. They celebrated their 60th wedding ann...

  • June M. Tardiff, 79

    BRUNSWICK — June Marilyn Tardiff, 79, died peacefully with her family by her side on July 21 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. Tardiff was born May 20, 1935, in Arrowsic, the daughter of Howard and Celia (Morse) Carlton. She grew up in Arrowsic and graduated from Mor...

  • H. Rushton Harwood Jr., 96: Veteran, traveler, loved sharing travel with others

    SCARBOROUGH — H. Rushton Harwood Jr., 96, died in his sleep at Piper Shores on July 14. Harwood was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Harry R. and Mildred Regina (Dillenback) Harwood. He graduated from Classical High School in 1935, and went on to earn an A.B. in go...

  • Henry J. Tilton Jr., 98

    SCARBOROUGH — Henry James Tilton Jr., 98, died at the Maine Veterans' Home on July 19 after a period of declining health. Born May 9, 1916, in Fall River, Massachusetts, to Henry J. and Elsie (Shaw) Tilton, he grew up in Boston and Dedham, Massachusetts. Tilton attended Boston L...

  • Stanley A. Ellsworth, 85

    TOPSHAM — Stanley A. Ellsworth, 85, died July 23 at the Bodwell House in Brunswick. He was born March 18, 1929, in Farmington, the son of Harry and Vina Ellsworth. Ellsworth attended the Little Red Schoolhouse in Farmington and graduated from Farmington High School in 1947. He...

  • Hazel June Dyer, 94: Descendant of Maine pioneers loved to sew

    FREEPORT — Hazel June Dyer, 94, died July 16 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center in Brunswick, where she was attended by family members during an illness. Previously, she was a resident of Webster Commons in Freeport. Dyer was born in 1920 near Frankfort, one of six children and the...