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Obituaries

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  • Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62

    OCEAN PARK — Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62, formerly of Brunswick, died unexpectedly after a massive heart attack on April 15. He was the son of Charles J. and Christine Cavanaugh Glavin. Raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a 1970 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School and...

  • Marguerite B. Wilkerson, 88

    BANGOR — Marguerite "Peg" B. Wilkerson, 88, died April 14. Wilkerson was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Marieville, the daughter of Mahlon and Mary Haslam Salsbury. She attended Ellsworth High School, and married Howard G. Russell. The couple had two children, Mahlon and Mark Ru...

  • Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62

    OCEAN PARK — Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62, formerly of Brunswick, died unexpectedly after a massive heart attack on April 15. He was the son of Charles J. and Christine Cavanaugh Glavin. Raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a 1970 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School and...

  • Marguerite B. Wilkerson, 88

    BANGOR — Marguerite "Peg" B. Wilkerson, 88, died April 14. Wilkerson was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Marieville, the daughter of Mahlon and Mary Haslam Salsbury. She attended Ellsworth High School, and married Howard G. Russell. The couple had two children, Mahlon and Mark Ru...

  • Birger T. Johnson, 88: Minister's service stretched from NJ to Augusta

    SCARBOROUGH — The Rev. Birger T. Johnson, 88, of Rhode Island Avenue, South Portland, died April 14 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Born Jan. 16, 1927, the son of Uno and Irene Eriksson Johnson, Birger grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and Montclair, New Jersey. He was a ...

  • Wayne A. Hollingworth, 80: 'Union man,' activist advocated for many in Maine

    FREEPORT — Wayne A. Hollingworth, 80, a longtime resident of Freeport, died peacefully April 9 at Maine Medical Center after a lengthy illness, with friends at his side. He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert and Ruth Hollingworth. At age 12, he and hi...

  • Arthur E. Cooper, 98

    FREEPORT — Arthur E. Cooper, 98, died April 15. He was born Jan. 11, 1917, in Southington, Connecticut, the son of Arthur H. and Clara (Rockemer) Cooper. He graduated in 1935 from Weaver High School in Hartford, Connecticut, and in 1939 earned a degree from Farmington State Teac...

  • Gertrude L. Conroy, 90: Selfless volunteer gave hospital thousands of hours, and more

    PORTLAND — Gertrude L. Conroy, 90, died peacefully April 16 in her home at 75 State St. She was born in Portland on Feb. 12, 1925, the daughter of Philip E. and Gertrude Peterson LaRou. She attended St. Joseph’s Grammar School and graduated from Cathedral High Sc...

  • Ann M. Sweeney, 52

    HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — Ann Mickiewicz Sweeney, 52, of Columbia, Connecticut, died April 15 after a brief illness. She was born in Portland to John and Carolyn Mickiewicz on Feb. 25, 1963, and graduated from South Portland High School in 1981. Sweeney worked for years as a civ...

  • Malcolm D. Toothaker, 96

    PORTLAND — Malcolm "Macky" Durwood Toothaker, 96, of Portland, died April 13. Born in East Madrid on April 9, 1919, to Fred and Angie (Pease) Toothaker, he attended schools in Phillips and graduated from Phillips High School in 1939. During high school, Malcom and and his twin b...