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Obituaries

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  • Richard A. Homan, 79

    BATH — Richard “Dick” Alfred Homan, 79, of Barque Road, died April 18 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bath on June 17, 1935, a son of Jesse W. and Sara L. (Wheatly) Homan. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School in the Clas...

  • Thomas E. Bailey Jr., 72: Teacher brought love of literature, music to students

    BRUNSWICK — Thomas E. Bailey Jr., 72, of Green Street, died April 18 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born Aug. 22, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Thomas E. Bailey Sr. and Rita Dennisleigh Bailey. He was a graduate of Brooklyn Preparatory School and earned a bachelo...

  • Stanley B. Sylvester, 90: Physician was busy volunteer, entrepreneur in retirement

    TOPSHAM — Stanley B. Sylvester, 90, of The Highlands in Topsham, died April 10 after a brief illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Allan W. and Dora H. Sylvester, and grew up near Woodfords Corner. In 1942, he graduated from Deering High School, where he excelled as a mem...

  • Elsie E. Brown, 94

    HARPSWELL — Elsie E. Brown, 94, of Cundy’s Harbor, died April 11, surrounded by her daughters. She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in West Point, the twelfth child of Herman Sr. and Inez (Gilliam) Smith. She grew up in West Point and attended Phippsburg schools. She married...

  • 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...