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Obituaries

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Shirley Malia Kirk, 75

    CUMBERLAND — Shirley Malia Kirk, 75, of Cumberland, died Feb. 3. She was born Sept. 4, 1938, in Portland, a daughter of John M. and Gladys M. Malia Sr. She was a proud 1956 graduate of Portland High School. After high school, she worked for the Government Employee Federal...

  • Alan Lloyd Sargent, 60

    PORTLAND — Alan Lloyd Sargent, 60, of Portland, died Feb. 7, at his residence after a brief illness. Sargent was born in Portland on Jan. 7, 1954, a son of Leighton Burleigh Sargent Sr. and Helen Merle Sargent. He attended Portland schools and was a graduate of Deering High Scho...