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Obituaries

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  • Peter E. Anania, 85: City's first rescue squad leader helped build neighborhood business

    PORTLAND — Peter Emery Anania, 85, died July 31, surrounded by his family. Anania was born April 2, 1930, and survived polio at a young age. The disease affected his life profoundly, weakening his legs and lungs. But he lived with grace  and dignity, sharing his love of life wit...

  • Mary C. Pickering, 92

    PORTLAND — Mary C. Pickering, 92, of Virginia Street, died Aug. 1 at her home. She was born in Portland on April 17, 1923, a daughter of Edward C. and Elizabeth A. (Carter) Harrigan. She attended local schools and graduated from Portland High School in the class of 1941. Mary ...

  • Nellie B. Glidden, 92

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Nellie Bakiewicz Glidden, 92, formerly of South Portland, died peacefully April 27 at Country Village Assisted Living in Casco. She was born in Portland on Nov. 19, 1922, to Ignacy S. and Magdalena M. Dobrowolski Bakiewicz. Nellie spent her youth amid the Polish...

  • Mary S.M. Racine, 93

    BRUNSWICK — Mary Selfride Morin Racine, 93, formerly of Brunswick and of Bath, died April 17 at Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident for the past year. She was born in Brunswick on Aug. 30, 1921, the youngest daughter of Henri and Selfride ...

  • Joyce A. Crosman, 72

    TOPSHAM — Joyce A. Crosman, 72, a resident of River Road, died April 22, following a long illness. She was born May 24, 1942, in Topsham, a daughter of Frank W. and Hattie P. (Hale) Crosman. She was educated in Topsham schools and proudly received her GED in 1986. Crosman...

  • Stewart H. Day Jr., 91: Veteran, former POW loved the outdoors from coast to coast

    BATH — Stewart H. Day Jr., 91, of Bath, died peacefully on April 20, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Quincy, Massachusetts, the eldest son of Stewart H. Day Sr. and Frances Day. He grew up in Bath, graduated from the Bath school system, and started his caree...

  • Carolyn A. Drake, 81

    BRUNSWICK — Carolyn A. Drake, 81, of Brunswick, died April 25 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in St. Francis, the ninth child of Stanley E. and Eunice H. Drake. She grew up in Fort Kent, and later moved to Bath and then Falmouth, where she spent most of her lif...

  • George R. McElman, 78

    BRUNSWICK — George R. McElman, 78, died peacefully April 25, with his wife by his side. He was born in Bath on May 22, 1936, to Walter and Christine (Thibodeau) McElman. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School with the class of 1954. Following gradua...

  • Jane M.S. Moody, 87: Longtime civic leader, sailor, music-lover helped build community

    FALMOUTH — Jane McLane Smith Moody, 87, died April 24 at her Falmouth home. Born in New York City on June 6, 1927, she was the daughter of Elinor McLane Bowdoin Smith, of Baltimore, and James Hopkins Smith, of Portland. Jane spent her early childhood in Paris, France, whe...

  • R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71

    YARMOUTH — R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71, a longtime resident of Yarmouth and more recently Brunswick, died April 20. Born June 15, 1942, in Passaic, New Jersey, he was raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and then attended Lehigh University. There, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternit...