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Obituaries

  • Marion O'Leary, 99

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Marion O’Leary, 99, died peacefully Feb. 8, at the South Portland Nursing Facility. She was born in Portland, April 22, 1914, the daughter of Robert V. and Marion L. Priestly Horan. She graduated from Dorchester High School, Dorchester, Mass., in Class of ...

  • Guy William Savage, 96

    YARMOUTH — Guy William Savage, 96, died Feb. 10, at his home. He was born in Columbia, Oct. 27, 1917, a son of Gilford Farnsworth Savage and Lola Mae Wallace. Savage is a descendant of John Howland of the Mayflower, the Savages who settled in Woolwich in 1728, and the Wallace fa...

  • E. Allen Beem Jr., 89: Licensed sea captain, Bowdoin graduate

    PORTLAND — E. Allen Beem Jr., 89, died Feb. 6, at Brentwood Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Yarmouth. He was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Warren, Ohio, the first son of Edgar A. Beem and Marie Ritter Beem. The family moved to Portland when he was 12. Beem graduated from Deering Hig...

  • Bernadette Ann Jackson, 79: Enjoyed swimming, dancing and bowling

    PORTLAND — Bernadette Ann Jackson, 79, died peacefully Feb. 14, at Sedgewood Commons. She was born Feb. 26, 1934, in Portland. She attended local schools and was a 1953 graduate of Cathedral High School. Jackson worked as a payroll clerk for New England Telephone Company ...

  • Peter Anson Buxton, 53

    BATH — Peter Anson Buxton, 53, died Jan. 29, at The Hospice House of Auburn, from complications of the stroke he suffered following a heart surgery. Buxton was born in Augusta, June 7, 1960, the son of Raymond L. Buxton Sr. and Elsie L. Bowler Buxton. He was one of ten children....

  • Edward Perry Harding, 90: Lifelong leader, photographer, competitive sailor

    BRUNSWICK — Edward Perry Harding, 90, of Brunswick, died Feb. 2 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, surrounded by his family. Harding was born in Boston, Mass., Feb. 8, 1923, the sixth of seven children of Francis Austin Harding and Dorothy Sherburne Warner. He attended Dexter ...

  • Robert James Rose, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Robert James Rose, 88, died Feb. 9, at Winship Green in Bath. He was born Nov. 15, 1925, in Mexico, Maine, a son of Ambrose and Ethelyn Rose. He attended Yarmouth and Brunswick schools. Rose served in the U.S. Army during World War II as an artillery observati...

  • Everett Preston Lovering, 98: Hard worker, enjoyed piano and cooking blueberry pancakes

    SCARBOROUGH — Everett Preston Lovering, 98, died Feb. 9, at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough. He was born in Brooklin, Aug. 15, 1915, the son of Everett L. and Emma Lovering. As a child, he spent time between Maine and Massachusetts. Lovering enlisted in the U.S. A...

  • Elena M. Charlton, 86

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Elena M. Charlton, 86, died Feb. 8, at Fallbrook Woods in Portland with her son by her side. She was born in Portland, the daughter of Santo and Luisa Cereste Mancini. She attended local schools including Portland High School. She worked as a waitress at the Mis...

  • Joseph E. Gray, 95: Lifelong engineer, met Henry Ford

    CUMBERLAND — Joseph E. Gray, 95, died peacefully Jan. 20, at the home of his daughter, Colleen Allen, in Cumberland. He was surrounded by his children. Gray was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Toledo, Ohio, the first of five children to Hubert and Lucy Gray. He attended Toledo schools and...