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Obituaries

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  • Barbara R. Moscato, 77: Retired NYC teacher took active role in Brunswick community

    BRUNSWICK — Barbara Ranger Moscato, 77, died at home on June 21, after a courageous battle with ALS. She was born in Farmington on June 14, 1938, the daughter of Arthur and Doris Ranger. Moscato attended Farmington schools, and in 1960 earned a bachelor of science degree ...

  • Dorothy M. Rowden, 82

    BRUNSWICK — Dorothy M. Rowden, 82, died June 27 at Horizons Living & Rehab Center. Rowden was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Portland, the youngest of six children of Charles and Julia Geary Fields. She attended Portland schools. She married James W. Rowden on Nov. 25, 1961, ...

  • 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...

  • Ann M. Sweeney, 52

    HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — Ann Mickiewicz Sweeney, 52, of Columbia, Connecticut, died April 15 after a brief illness. She was born in Portland to John and Carolyn Mickiewicz on Feb. 25, 1963, and graduated from South Portland High School in 1981. Sweeney worked for years as a civ...

  • Malcolm D. Toothaker, 96

    PORTLAND — Malcolm "Macky" Durwood Toothaker, 96, of Portland, died April 13. Born in East Madrid on April 9, 1919, to Fred and Angie (Pease) Toothaker, he attended schools in Phillips and graduated from Phillips High School in 1939. During high school, Malcom and and his twin b...

  • Elizabeth L. Chittick, 82: Nurse served military, community for over 50 years

    SCARBOROUGH — Elizabeth L. Chittick, 82, died April 4 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Chittick was born in Bangor on Dec. 29, 1932, to William E. and Leona M. (King) Laffey. She grew up in Brewer and attended local schoo...

  • Kirk G. Favreau, 44: Longtime Bowdoin employee touched lives of many

    TOPSHAM — Kirk G. Favreau, 44, of Topsham, died at home April 4 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was born in Portland on March 1, 1971, the son of Felix J. and Ruth H. Favreau. Kirk graduated from Mt. Ararat High School in 1989 and...

  • Jan Swinchatt, 81

    TOPSHAM — Jan Swinchatt, 81, died April 10 at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, from a severe case of interstitial lung disease. Swinchatt was born in Lewiston on June 30, 1933, to Margaret and Frank Bean. She grew up in Otisfield, attending local schools, and graduated...