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Obituaries

  • Evelyn Pitkanen, 97

    FALMOUTH — Evelyn Pitkanen, 97, died Jan. 17 at Legacy at Ocean View, in Falmouth, with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Whitman, Massachusetts, the daughter of Marion and Clarence Wright. She resided in Massachusetts with her husband, Tauno, for many years,...

  • Aubrey C. Thomas, 74

    YARMOUTH — Aubrey Currie Thomas, 74, died at home on Jan. 25 following a year-long fight with lung cancer. Thomas was born May 8, 1940, in Bronxville, New York, to Allen and Muriel (Currie) Thomas. He grew up at The Graham School, which was run by his father and grandfather in H...

  • Jackson E. James, 83: Navy veteran learned life lessons before earning diploma

    PORTLAND — Jackson E. James, 83, of Portland, died peacefully at Mercy Hospital on Jan. 20, surrounded by his family. James was born Aug. 20, 1931, in Hoboken, New Jersey, and soon moved to Maine with his father and mother, William and Laura James, to be close to his grandparent...

  • Geraldine Ham, 83

    PORTLAND - Geraldine Ham, 83, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 25, 2015. The daughter of Earl and Shirley (Sawyer, King) Weymouth, she was born in Portland, on April 16, 1931. She married Chester Arthur Ham Sr. and they settled down in Portland to raise their four sons. They were bo...

  • Adelaide L. Curran, 89: Talented dressmaker brought joy to brides, children

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Adelaide Lillian Curran, 89, of Harriet Street, died Jan. 19 at the Springbrook Nursing Center in Westbrook, with her family by her side. She was born in South Portland on June 7, 1925, the daughter of Walter G. and Hazel Mae Haggett Coffen. She attended local s...

  • Cecile M. Levesque, 84

    BRUNSWICK — Cecile M. Levesque, 84, died peacefully Jan. 17 at Dionne Commons, following a long illness. She was born in Brunswick on July 6, 1930, a daughter of Alfred and Delia Bernier Thibeault. She was educated at St. John’s School. On August 30, 1952, she marri...

  • Ruth L. Robson, 89

    BATH — Ruth L. Robson, 89, a resident of The Plant Home, died Jan. 19 at Mid Coast Senior Health Care in Brunswick. She was born in Orono on April 23, 1925, a daughter of Edmund Sr. and Della Commeau St. Peter. She grew up in Bath and was educated at Bath schools, graduating fro...

  • Mary E. Schreiber, 86: Devoted wife, mother also volunteered to help others

    BRUNSWICK — Mary E. Schreiber, 86, of Kimberly Circle, died Jan. 19 at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1928, the third of five children of George Sidney and Alverda Kennedy Wagoner, in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. She was educated in Downingtown schools and earned a bachelo...

  • Mary P. Mitchell, 78

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mary P. Mitchell, 78, of South Portland, died peacefully on Jan. 19, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease and a short illness following a fall. Born on March 11, 1936, she was the younger daughter of Andrew J. Flaherty and Barbara C. (Davis) Flaher...

  • Linda M.L. Polkey, 67

    FALMOUTH — Linda Marie Larrabee Polkey, 67, of Falmouth, died Jan. 12 after a short illness at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarbrough, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Portland on Aug. 22, 1947, the daughter of Rose (Villacci) and Allen Larrabee.