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Obituaries

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  • Douglas A. Hall, 71

    SCARBOROUGH — Douglas A. Hall, 71, of Robinson Road, died Dec. 6 at his home. Hall was born in Portland on April 1, 1943, a son of Leslie A. and Christine O. (Hawkes) Hall. He attended Portland schools and graduated from Deering High school, with the Class of 1961. He continued his e...

  • Oakley R. Sanborn, 96: His musical ability brought joy to others

    SCARBOROUGH — Oakley Roland Sanborn, 96, died peacefully Dec. 10 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, surrounded by his family. He was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Cape Elizabeth to Alice May (Marriner) Sanborn and Arthur Lee Sanborn. He graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School, and ...

  • Ruth E. Kimball, 72

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ruth Elaine Kimball, 72, died in her sleep on Sept. 13. Kimball was born in Portland on June 27, 1942, the daughter of Philip T. and Thelma J. O’Donnell. She enjoyed her childhood, growing up in the city's Munjoy Hill neighborhood, attending her beloved Cathedr...

  • Lorne Parent Jr., 83: Veteran, was long active in his church

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Lorne Parent Jr., 83, died Sept. 11 at St. Andre Nursing Facility in Biddeford. He was born in Van Buren, the son of Lorne Parent Sr. and Yvonne Guerrette. He attended school in Van Buren and St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts. He graduated from ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...