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Obituaries

  • R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71

    YARMOUTH — R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71, a longtime resident of Yarmouth and more recently Brunswick, died April 20. Born June 15, 1942, in Passaic, New Jersey, he was raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and then attended Lehigh University. There, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternit...

  • Marjorie H. Lunt, 95

    PORTLAND — Marjorie Haynes Lunt, 95, a resident of Cedars Nursing Facility, died April 26 at Maine Medical Center with her daughter, Jacqui, by her side. She was born in Portland on Jan. 19, 1920, the daughter of Frances (Miller) and Isaiah Haynes. Marjorie lived in ...

  • Larayne S. Mears, 83: Talented vocalist sang with PSO, churches, and on radio

    PORTLAND — Larayne S. Mears, 83, of Portland, died April 28 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by family and friends. The daughter of Frederick S. Tague and Edith (Fernald) Tague, she was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Stamford, Connecticut. She later moved to ...

  • Katherine C.T. Morais, 98

    BRUNSWICK — Katherine "Kay" Connor Thompson Morais, 98, of Brunswick, died peacefully April 17 with her family by her side. She was born in Greenville on March 31, 1917, the second child of Henry David Joseph and Katherine (Cyr) Connor. Her early childhood was spent in ce...

  • Florence M. Toothaker, 88

    FREEPORT — Florence Mildred Toothaker, 88, formerly of Brunswick, died April 19 at Hawthorne House. She was born in East Harpswell on June 30, 1926, the daughter of Stephen and Ida Miller Catlin. She attended the Cranberry Horn School in East Harpswell and was a 1945 graduate of...

  • Hope T. Swasey, 95

    SCARBOROUGH — Hope Talbot Swasey, 95, of Scarborough and formerly of Boston, died April 24. Swasey was born Sept. 26, 1919, the daughter of Martha and Oscar Halsey and niece of former Massachusetts Gov. Alvan T. Fuller. She was the wife of Dudley Talbot, and later of Fred...

  • Pauline G. McKay, 91: WAVES veteran devoted life to family, always returned to Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — Pauline "Polly" Grant McKay, 91, died April 23 at Piper Shores Retirement Community, where she had been a resident for 14 years. She was born in Houlton on March 31, 1924, the first child of Aubrey and Thelma Grant. Pauline graduated from Houlton High School...

  • Richard A. Homan, 79

    BATH — Richard “Dick” Alfred Homan, 79, of Barque Road, died April 18 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bath on June 17, 1935, a son of Jesse W. and Sara L. (Wheatly) Homan. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School in the Clas...

  • Thomas E. Bailey Jr., 72: Teacher brought love of literature, music to students

    BRUNSWICK — Thomas E. Bailey Jr., 72, of Green Street, died April 18 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born Aug. 22, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Thomas E. Bailey Sr. and Rita Dennisleigh Bailey. He was a graduate of Brooklyn Preparatory School and earned a bachelo...

  • Donald W. McKibben, 93

    YARMOUTH — Donald Weldon McKibben, 93, known as "Mac" to his flying buddies, died April 9 with his son Frank at his side. A child of the Great Depression, he grew up in Hornell, New York. There, he met his future wife, developed his lifelong love of jazz music, and made his firs...