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Obituaries

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  • 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...

  • Louise W. Sheppard, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Louise W. Sheppard, 88, of Brunswick, died at her home on March 10. Sheppard was born Oct. 30, 1926, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Ralph and Edith Wood. She graduated from Swarthmore High School in Pennsylvania, and then studied at the University of Ne...

  • Donald F. Cole, 89

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Donald Franklin Cole, 89, died peacefully at his home on March 13, surrounded by his family. Cole was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Falmouth, the son of Clarence S. and Mildred (Harmon) Cole. He graduated from Falmouth High School in 1942, and then joined the U.S. Navy...

  • David I. Sterling, 74: Busy volunteer, community servant helped build state's infrastructure

    CAPE ELIZABETH — David I. Sterling, 74, died unexpectedly March 7 in Naples, Florida. A resident of Cape Elizabeth, David Ingalls Sterling was born Aug. 15, 1940, the only son of Lewis C. and Margaret Ingalls Sterling. He spent his early childhood on Peaks Island, a place for wh...

  • Harold W. Moulton Jr., 70: More than constructing homes, he built community

    YARMOUTH — Harold “Butch” Wesley Moulton Jr., 70, of Yarmouth, died unexpectedly March 5 in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was born March 12, 1944, in Portland, one of three sons of Louise (Clukey) and Harold Moulton. He attended local schools and graduated in 1963 from ...

  • Virginia P. Crosby, 78

    YARMOUTH — Virginia P. Crosby, 78, died peacefully on March 13, with her family beside her. She was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and attended college in Rhode Island. There she met her husband, Rufus "Red" Crosby. After marrying, the couple lived in Laconia, N...