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Obituaries

  • Margret Yvonne Grant Hamblen, 86

    BATH — Margret Yvonne Grant Hamblen, 86, a longtime resident of Bath, died Jan. 14. Hamblen was born Dec. 5, 1927, in New Harbor, the daughter of Valverdie and Myrtle E. Grant. She attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. She later completed secretarial school...

  • Marilyn L. Alger, 69

    BRUNSWICK — Marilyn L. Alger, 69, died Jan. 13, peacefully in her home. Alger was born in Johnson City, N.Y., on Aug. 5, 1944, the daughter of Raymond and Laura Cook Crumm. She attended Binghamton, N.Y., schools and was a 1963 graduate of Binghamton Central High School. A...

  • Robert Snape, 82: Family man, jack of all trades

    BRUNSWICK — Robert Snape, 82, died Jan. 17, with his family by his side. He was born the youngest of four boys to Aurelie and Frank Snape Sr., on May 29, 1932, in Chesterfield, Mass. He married the love of his life, Joann Mary Rogers, on June 2, 1956. Together they have 10 child...

  • Eleanor Wise Dow, 97: Longtime teacher, loved to travel

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Eleanor Wise Dow, 97, died Jan. 20, in her home, where she had been lovingly cared for by her daughter, Barbara Dow Nucci. Dow was born May 6, 1916, in Gardiner, the first of four children to Frank A. and Anna McNally Wise. Their home was a happy gathering place...

  • Louis B. Maietta Sr., 77

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Louis B. Maietta Sr., 77, died peacefully Jan. 25, following a long battle with cancer. His loving family was by his side. Maietta was born in Portland on Feb. 3, 1936, the son of Aniello and Saveria Tenerillo Maietta. He attended local schools until the se...

  • Patricia Halfacre Bischoff, 84: Active in community, loved the Maine coast

    FALMOUTH — Patricia Halfacre Bischoff, 84, died Jan. 4, surrounded by her family. She was born in Palmerton, Penn., Sept. 15, 1930, to George and Ethel Halfacre. She received her bachelor's from Western College for Women in Miami, Ohio, and her master's in landscape architecture...

  • John Griskivich, 97

    FALMOUTH — John Griskivich, 97, died Jan. 21. He was born in Portland on July 6, 1916, a son of Gregor and Agatha Zoulick Griskivich. He graduated from Portland High School in 1935 and spent most of his life in Falmouth. As a youth, he was a caddy at the Portland Country ...

  • Aftin H. Doughty Sr., 84: Mechanic, owned two local gas stations

    PORTLAND — Aftin H. Doughty Sr., of Portland, 84, died Jan. 16 after a short illness. The son of Aftin L. Doughty and Harriett McCullum Doughty, he was born in Portland on March 22, 1929. He was raised by his grandmother, Ethyl Colby Doughty, and her partner, Jack Griffin, and a...

  • Alfred A. Marquis, 83: Boxer, loved animals and family reunions

    BRUNSWICK — Alfred A. Marquis, 83, of Brunswick, died Jan. 16 at Winship Green in Bath. He was born Nov. 15, 1930 in Brunswick, a son of John B. and Exilia Marquis Sr. He attended Brunswick schools and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. Marquis was a p...

  • Donald T. Caswell, 90: World War II radio operator, loved golf

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Donald T. Caswell, 90, of South Portland, died Jan. 17. He was born to Andrew and Anne Burfitt Caswell on Oct. 14, 1923, in Limestone. Caswell grew up with his four brothers and four sisters in Brownville Junction. He joined the U.S. Navy after graduating...