Tue, Mar 31, 2015 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

Obituaries

Syndicate content
  • James Nitsche, 81: Former Marine became Portland district fire chief

    PORTLAND — James Nitsche, 81, a longtime resident of Hicks Street, died March 23 at the Barron Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Buffalo, New York, a son of Joseph and Eleanor (Harris) Nitsche. In 1951, during the Korean War, James enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. While ...

  • Frances C. Parisi, 82

    PORTLAND — Frances Catherine Parisi, 82, of Portland and formerly of Yarmouth, died March 16. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sept. 28, 1932, the daughter of Fiore and Frances (Petrucci) Parisi. She attended elementary school in Yarmouth and then attended North Yarmouth Academy....

  • 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.