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Obituaries

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  • J. Paul Bergeron, 94: Engineer built planes, ships and family home

    BRUNSWICK — J. Paul Bergeron, 94, died March 17 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Dec. 28, 1920, the son of Joseph O. and Marie Langlois Bergeron. In 1939, Paul graduated from Sanford High School. He was a 1943 graduate of the Acad...

  • Richard E. Gilmore, 86

    BATH — Richard E. "Lefty" Gilmore, 86, of Bath, died March 16 at his home, with his children by his side. He was born in 1928, one of five children of Paul and Edith Eaton Gilmore. In 1946, he graduated from Morse High School, where he was a standout baseball pitcher. After high scho...

  • David S. Pottle, 85

    BATH — David S. Pottle, 85, of Western Avenue, died March 15 at Bodwell House in Brunswick. He was born in Perry on March 9, 1930, a son of Eder F. and Lucy E. (Sherman) Pottle. David graduated from Shead Memorial High School, in Eastport. He then entered the U.S. Army, and se...

  • Ralph C. Baxter Sr., 83: S.P. councilor, teacher served community in many ways

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ralph Clinton Baxter Sr., 83, of South Portland, died March 20, with his family by his side. Baxter was born Feb. 28, 1932, in Ashland, to Ralph K. and Alice H. Baxter. After graduating from Ashland High School in 1949, Ralph C. attended the University of Maine,...

  • Donald W. Cushing Sr., 90

    SCARBOROUGH — Donald W. Cushing Sr., 90, of Scarborough, died peacefully at his home on March 23. Born in Franklin, New Hampshire, on Sept. 6, 1924, Cushing was the eighth son – and one of 13 children – of Patrick J. and Frances Weston Cushing. Donald gra...

  • Pauline R. Young, 96: Devoted Army nurse served in 2 wars

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Pauline R. Young, 96, a homemaker and veteran of two wars, died peacefully on March 18 after a short illness. She was born in Lawrence, Massa...

  • Darrell L. MacNinch, 70

    PORTLAND — Darrell Lloyd MacNinch, 70, of Portland, died March 18 at his home. He was born July 29, 1944, in Waterboro, the son of Myron and Joy (Prince) MacNinch. During the 1960s, Darrell served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. After leaving the corps, ...

  • Shirley V. Libby, 97: Homemaker stayed true to family, homeland

    PORTLAND — Shirley Virginia Libby, 97, died March 20. She was born in Medford, Massachusetts, on Oct. 3, 1917, the youngest of five children of Albert Henry and Helen Frances (Ryan) MacMullan.

  • Joan E. Chandler, 74: Pilgrim descendant, prolific photographer, donated her work to others

    BATH — Joan E. Chandler, 74, of Drummond Street, died at the home of her sister, Norma Presby-Barter, on March 9. She was born on July 13, 1940, in Bath, a daughter of Ellsworth and Elthea J. (Warner) Chandler. Joan graduated in 1959 from Morse High School in Bath, where ...

  • Pauline L. Tessier, 93

    BRUNSWICK — Pauline L. Tessier, 93, of Spring Street, died March 11 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Brunswick on June 13, 1921, the daughter of Sylvio and Delia Gamache. She attended local schools and went on to work in the local mills. On July 12, 1947, she marrie...