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Obituaries

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  • Joan B. Williams, 92: Advocate for women, youth found good in others

    SCARBOROUGH — Joan Bayne ("Baynie") Williams, 92, died peacefully Dec. 19 at her home in Scarborough. Williams was born July 12, 1922, in Montclair, New Jersey, the only child of Lillian Shields Bayne and John Niblock Bayne. She attended Bennington College from 1940-1942. Late...

  • Mary F. Cook, 84

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Mary Flanders ("Nanny") Cook, 84, of Cape Elizabeth, died Dec. 17 at her home, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with cancer. Cook was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1930, to Robert and Mary Flanders. She attended Miss Porter's...

  • Dorothy M. McKenna, 86: Longtime school worker served Bath in many roles

    BATH — Dorothy M. McKenna, 86, died of a long illness on Dec. 11, at her home in Bath. She was born Dec. 22, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Charles and Lillian (Smith) Johansen. She graduated from Morse High School in Bath in 1944, after excelling academically an...

  • Jane A. Lindholm, 99

    BRUNSWICK — Jane Ault Lindholm, 99, died peacefully Dec. 11 at Thornton Hall Assisted Living, where she had resided for five years after the death of her husband. She was born in Ellsworth on Sept. 1, 1915, the third of four children of Charles Ault and Lucretia Leakey. Her two broth...

  • Joan B. Williams, 92: Advocate for women, youth found good in others

    SCARBOROUGH — Joan Bayne ("Baynie") Williams, 92, died peacefully Dec. 19 at her home in Scarborough. Williams was born July 12, 1922, in Montclair, New Jersey, the only child of Lillian Shields Bayne and John Niblock Bayne. She attended Bennington College from 1940-1942. Late...

  • Mary F. Cook, 84

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Mary Flanders ("Nanny") Cook, 84, of Cape Elizabeth, died Dec. 17 at her home, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with cancer. Cook was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1930, to Robert and Mary Flanders. She attended Miss Porter's...

  • James L. Starkey, 59

    FREEPORT — James Lloyd Starkey, 59, of Freeport, died unexpectedly on Dec. 12. Starkey was born Dec. 27, 1955, and grew up in Falmouth, graduating from Falmouth High School in 1975. He attended Sunday school and worship services at the West Falmouth Baptist Church. His profess...

  • William W. Teahan Jr., 72: Distinguished judge put family first

    CUMBERLAND — William W. Teahan Jr., 72, died Dec. 6 at Maine Medical Center, after a brief illness. Teahan was born Nov. 12, 1942, in Holyoke, Massachusetts, to William W. Teahan and and Marcella Moran Teahan. He graduated from Deerfield Academy, Dartmouth College and Boston College ...

  • Howard C. Hanning, 79: Veteran also served others as teacher, scout leader

    PORTLAND — Howard C. Hanning, 79, died Dec. 13 at his home in Portland. He was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Brooklyn College, of the City University of New York. He then earned a master's degree in history from Columbia University and taught in New Yor...

  • Wanda L. Sturtevant, 62

    PORTLAND — Wanda Lee Sturtevant, 62, died Dec. 18 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 11, 1952, and grew up in Portland. She graduated from Deering High School and later from the Mercy Hospital School of Radiologic Technology. Aft...