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Obituaries

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  • John W. Ambrose Jr., 83: Professor loved his profession

    TOPSHAM — John W. Ambrose Jr., 83, died Nov. 7. Ambrose was born to Vivian and John W. Ambrose Sr. on Jan. 23, 1931, in Grafton, Massachusetts. He attended St. John's Preparatory School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and went on to receive bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in ...

  • Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90

    BRUNSWICK — Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90, died Nov. 7 at Mid Coast Hospital, with his family by his side. Pierce was born in Bath on Jan. 26, 1924, a son of Bertrand T. and Lillian B. Jones Pierce. He was educated in Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. Pierce served...

  • F. Edward Evans, 92: Veteran, metalsmith gave of himself to others

    BAILEY ISLAND — F. Edward Evans, 92, of Bailey Island, died Sept. 14 at his residence following a brief illness. He was born April 16, 1922, in Wiscasset, the son of Sidney Gurney and Laura Belle (Holmes) Evans. He attended school in Wiscasset and graduated from Lincoln Academy. ...

  • Kenneth H. Normand, 58: Family man made a lasting mark

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Kenneth Herbert Normand, 58, died Sept. 12 at Maine Medical Center, after enduring 48 years with diabetes and 22 years with sarcoidosis lung disease. He was surrounded by those who meant the most to him: his wife, their three children, spouses and a few other family ...

  • Walter F. Herdrich Jr., 78

    YARMOUTH — Walter F. Herdrich Jr., 78, of Falmouth, died peacefully Sept. 17 at Coastal Manor Nursing Home after a 10-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Herdrich was born May 24, 1936, in Pontiac, Michigan, the only child of Dorothy (Barber) and Walter F. Herdrich. He grew u...

  • Ralph C. Powers, 84: 'Mr. Fix It' served his country

    PORTLAND — Ralph C. Powers, 84, of Portland, died peacefully Sept. 17 at his home. Powers was born in Portland on Dec. 10, 1929, the son of Alfred and Beryl (Brown) Powers. He attended Portland High School, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard, construc...

  • James O. Brewster, 66

    BATH — James Owen Brewster, 66, of Bath, died unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 30. He was born Dec. 17, 1948, the son of James Kenneth and Elizabeth (Dauphin) Brewster. He graduated from Morse High School in Bath, in the Class of 1968. Brewster was a star athlete, excelling in baseba...

  • Holly L. Doherty, 47

    BATH — Holly L. Doherty, 47, died unexpectedly in Farmingdale on Sept. 7. Doherty was born on Dec. 20, 1966, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, to Paul and Shirley (Day) Lindahl. The family soon moved to Maine, and she was raised in Arrowsic. Doherty attended Bath schools, and by ...

  • Anna I. Douglas, 92

    TOPSHAM — Anna Ione Douglas, 92, of Western Avenue, died Sept. 13 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. Douglas was born June 30, 1922, in Brunswick, the daughter of Clarence and Wilhelmina Fitz Griffing. She attended Topsham and Brunswick schools, graduating from Brunswick High...

  • Raymond C. Hill, 74: Talented mechanic could fix 'just about anything'

    SCARBOROUGH — Raymond Clayton Hill, 74, of Scarborough, died Sept. 10, with his wife, Judy, by his side. Hill was born Dec. 20, 1939, in Fryeburg, the son of Fred and Adelaide (Mann) Hill. He was raised in Fryeburg and attended Fryeburg Academy. At age 18, he started working a...