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Obituaries

  • David P. McCarthy, 29: 'A heart as big as Sugarloaf'

    FALMOUTH — David Paul McCarthy, 29, died of a drug overdose on Oct. 17, losing a long-fought battle with addiction, a challenge faced by many families today. He was born April 9, 1985. A graduate of Falmouth High School, McCarthy was one of three brothers and proud to be the o...

  • John H. Raven, 93

    FALMOUTH — John Henry “Jack” Raven, 93, died at home on Friday, Oct. 24. He was born in Knox on July 19, 1921, the sixth of William Henry and Naomi Pearl (Carmichael) Raven’s 17 children. Jack grew up in Knox and graduated from Freedom Academy. He served his country...

  • Clayton Clifford Anderson, 56

    CUMBERLAND — Clayton Clifford "Tuna" Anderson, 56, of Cumberland died Sept. 24 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough after a diagnosis of cancer. He was born in Portland, on July 3, 1958, a son of Janice Anderson and raised by Lewis Anderson. He was educated in Cumberland s...

  • Concetta J.N. Egan, 90: Loved family, and a good bargain

    PORTLAND — Concetta Josephine Nappi Egan, 90, of Portland, died Oct. 17. She was born Feb. 20, 1924, daughter of John and Lucretia (Montecalvo) Nappi. On July 24, 1948, "Chris" married James Egan, in Portland. The couple resided in Brighton, Massachusetts, where they both worked for ...

  • James R. Wright, 95: Veteran, mechanic took pride in workmanship

    SCARBOROUGH — James R. Wright, 95, of South Portland, died peacefully Oct. 14 at Maine Veterans’ Home. Wright was born in Ashland on March 16, 1919, a son of Lloyd and Mary Olean (Thibodeau) Wright. On May 7, 1940, he married Josephine Beaulieu Wright. He proudly served ...

  • William H. Grainger IV, 83: Auto buff, engineer thirsted for knowledge

    BATH — William H. Grainger IV, 83, of Lincoln Street, died unexpectedly Oct. 16 at his home. Grainger was born in Bath on Dec. 30, 1930, a son of John G. and Sarah Davis Grainger. He was educated in local schools, and graduated from Morse High School. He then earned a degree in physi...

  • Lucy L. Earl, 78

    BRUNSWICK — Lucy L. Earl, 78, of Harpswell Road, died Oct. 17 at Mid Coast Hospital, with her family by her side. Earl was born in Brunswick on Sept. 7, 1936, the daughter of Lucien and Loretta Bernier Brillant. She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1954, and married David R. E...

  • Theresa M. Fox, 86

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Theresa M. Fox, 86, of South Portland, died Oct. 18 at South Portland Nursing Home. She was born in Van Buren on March 3, 1928, the daughter of John and Louise (McIntosh) Tardif. She was educated in Portland schools. Fox worked at Springer’s Jewelers for...

  • Norman L. Smith, 93: Lifelong North Yarmouth resident served nation, town

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Norman L. Smith, 93, a lifelong resident of the town who traced his roots to its original settlers and even to the Mayflower, died Oct. 9. He was born in North Yarmouth on July 21, 1921, the son of Lester F. and Mildred Leighton Smith. Smith graduated in 1939 fr...

  • George J. Willhoite, 92

    FALMOUTH — George Jay Willhoite, 92, of Falmouth, a U.S. Army veteran who survived some of the fiercest fighting of World War II, died Oct. 15. Willhoite was born March 13, 1922, in Sac City, Iowa, the second son of George Buford Willhoite and Mabel Trumbauer Willhoite. A...