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Obituaries

  • Michael Joseph Keane, 77

    PORTLAND — Michael Joseph Keane, 77,  died Feb. 8, at his home in Portland after a brief battle with cancer, surrounded by family, relatives and friends. Keane was born March 23, 1936, in Polleeny, County Galway, Ireland to Thomas and Annie Keane. He was born the seventh of...

  • Margaret A. Bertocci, 94

    BRUNSWICK — Margaret A. Bertocci, 94, died Jan. 26, at her home at Sunnybrook Village in the loving care of family and friends. She was born July 11, 1919, in Lewiston to Eleanor Margaret True and Charles Edward Allen, both of Freeport. Raised in Auburn, she graduated from Edwar...

  • Phyllis Alley Snell, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Phyllis Alley Snell, 91, died Jan. 28, at a local hospital. She was born Sept. 2, 1922, the daughter of Gladys Raymond Alley and Harold Alley. She grew up in Vinalhaven and South Bristol and graduated from Vinalhaven High School in 1939. Snell went on to Farmington N...

  • J. Louise Whittier, 92

    BRUNSWICK — J. Louise Whittier, 92, died Jan. 27, at Hawthorne House, Freeport. She was born in Boston, Mass., Nov. 17, 1921, the daughter of Charles E. and Florence Phillips. She graduated from Milton High School in Massachusetts and lived there until marrying Nathaniel T. Whit...

  • Dorothy A. Favreau Robinson, 94: Fancy stitcher, enjoyed many activities

    BRUNSWICK — Dorothy A. Favreau Robinson, 94, died Jan. 31. She was born in Brunswick Feb. 9, 1919, the daughter of Telesphore and Zepherina Schinck Favreau. She attended Brunswick schools. On Sept. 6, 1941, she married Carl D. Robinson at St. John’s Church and they celebra...

  • Louise J. Callahan, 96

    SCARBOROUGH — Louise Jeannette Callahan, 96, died Jan. 29, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. She was born April 2, 1917, in Berlin, N.H., to William E. and Mamie King Lemerise, and graduated from Berlin High School. After moving to South Portland, she worked for Paul Rev...

  • Jane K. Cote, 91: Loved gardening, animals and being surrounded by family

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jane K. Cote, 91, of South Portland, died Jan. 31, peacefully, at her residence, following a brief illness. She was born July 10, 1922, in Evanston, Ill., the daughter of Joseph and Natalie DuPlessis Kowalski. She attended Mount Saint Scholastica, a private Cath...

  • Thomas W. Kelly, 72

    FALMOUTH — Thomas W. Kelly, 72, died Jan. 20 at Maine Medical Center. Kelly was born Jan. 12, 1942, in Millinocket, the son of Lawrence and Catherine Kelly. He attended Stearns High School and Husson College and served as a Husson Trustee for many years. He began working ...

  • John E. Deady, 90: Lifelong educator, dedicated to civil rights

    FREEPORT — John E. Deady, 90, died Jan. 8.  He was born and raised in Amherst, Mass. He graduated from Amherst High School in 1941, attended Deerfield Academy for one year, then went on to obtain a bachelor's from Amherst College, where he majored in history, played footbal...

  • Olive M. Collins, 86: Portland native, longtime telephone operator

    PORTLAND — Olive M. Collins, 86, died Jan. 28 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born May 9, 1927, in Portland a daughter of Stanley and Mary Jurczyk Moski. She attended local schools and was a 1945 graduate of Portland High School. Collins worked for many y...