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Obituaries

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  • Stanley A. Ellsworth, 85

    TOPSHAM — Stanley A. Ellsworth, 85, died July 23 at the Bodwell House in Brunswick. He was born March 18, 1929, in Farmington, the son of Harry and Vina Ellsworth. Ellsworth attended the Little Red Schoolhouse in Farmington and graduated from Farmington High School in 1947. He...

  • Charles H. Tibbetts, 79: Veteran, Bath councilor served city 20 years

    BATH — Charles "Sonny" Henry Tibbetts, 79, of Bath, died July 22 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Augusta on Aug. 6, 1934, son of Elmer Sr. and Ruth S. (Burnham) Tibbetts. Charles married Barbara "Barbie" Ann Hudson on March 6, 1954. They celebrated their 60th wedding ann...

  • Susan Elaine French-Brown, 52: Enjoyed Christmas, outdoors, proud of her children

    FALMOUTH — Susan Elaine French-Brown, 52, died unexpectedly May 10 at home. She was born March 27, 1962, in Portland to Bruce L. and Alona R. French. She grew up in Falmouth and attended Falmouth High School. She enjoyed the outdoors. Family boating and camping traditions...

  • Peter Sanborn Walch, 73: Longtime teacher, loved art, food and poker

    PORTLAND — Peter Sanborn Walch,73, died May 3, in Portland. He was born in Portland and spent a blissful childhood with his parents, J. Weston Walch and Ruth D. Walch, and his sister, Carolyn Walch Slayman. They spent summers berry-picking on the family's farm in Richmond Corner...

  • Marjorie Lord Sherman, 91: Loved cooking, reading and being a mother

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Marjorie Lord Sherman, 91, of South Portland, died May 3 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough, with family members at her side. She was born in Bangor, a daughter of Daniel and Nora French Lord. She was educated in local schools and was a graduate of B...

  • Sophie Berzdighian, 89

    BRUNSWICK — Sophie Berzdighian, 89, died unexpectedly April 28, at Mid Coast Senior Health Care in Brunswick. She was born in Greece, April 5, 1925, and attended schools in Marseilles, France. She moved the U.S. in 1957 with her husband Mesrop Bezdighian and their two children, ...

  • Howard L. Williams Jr., 91: Brunswick native, avid hunter and fisherman

    BRUNSWICK — Howard L. Williams Jr., 91, died at Mid Coast Medical Center on May 1. He was born in Brunswick, Nov. 10, 1922, son of Howard L. and Mary Manwaring Williams and attended Brunswick schools. He married Mabel Copp on Aug. 17, 1940. Williams served in the U.S. Nav...

  • Sara Mae McManus, 83

    TOPSHAM — Sara Mae McManus, 83, died May 2. She resided in Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath, battling Alzheimer’s disease the past four years. She was born in Topsham, Sept. 14, 1930, the daughter of Chester and Susie Staples. She attended Topsham schools and Brunswick H...

  • Elaine S. Jacobs, 58

    BATH — Elaine S. Jacobs, 58, died after a brief illness May 5, at her mother's home. She was born in Lewiston on Oct. 18, 1955, a daughter of Hugh E. and Rita R. McGuigan. She graduated from Morse High School, Class of 1974. She was employed at Bath Iron Works for 36 years as a ...

  • Florence Bennett Wile-Hodsdon, 91: Active volunteer, loved music

    YARMOUTH — Florence Bennett Wile-Hodsdon, 91, longtime resident of Yarmouth, died April 30 at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. She was born June 7, 1922, in Yarmouth to George T. and Harriette Bennett Cleaves. She graduated from North Yarmouth Academy in 1939, attended Northeaster...