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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Roberta D. Cline, 81

    YARMOUTH — Roberta Duggan Cline, 81, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 13. Cline was born in Portland on Oct. 1, 1932, the daughter of Dautt M. and Florence L. (Rollins) Duggan, of Falmouth. She was also the stepdaughter of Everett F. Burnell. She attended Falmouth schools, graduated from Falm...

  • Robert S. Crewe, 83: Legendary singer, songwriter, transformed pop music

    SCARBOROUGH — Robert "Bob" S. Crewe, known for writing some of the biggest hit songs from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, died peacefully Sept. 11 at a Scarborough nursing facility, with his brother, Dan Crewe, by his side. Crewe was the creator, often with a collaborator, of top hits in...

  • John Cakouros, 89: Longtime teacher, coach, gave to his community

    BATH — John Cakouros, 89, died Sept. 5 at Winship Green Nursing Home, in Bath. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 12, 1925, the son of Cleomenes and Kay Cakouros. He attended Brooklyn schools, and graduated from Boys High School in 1943. During World War II, Cakouros ...

  • Pauline L. Girard, 88

    TOPSHAM — Pauline Louise Girard, 88, of Topsham, died peacefully Sept. 2 in Brunswick. Girard was born June 5, 1926, in Bowdoin to Ernest and Leona Raymond. She grew up in Bowdoin, attended Brunswick High School and later worked as a mill employee for Pejepscot Paper. She enjo...

  • Thomas V. Worthing, 81

    SCARBOROUGH — Thomas V. Worthing, 81, of Scarborough died Sept. 3 after a brief illness. He was born in South Portland June 8, 1933, to Victor L. and Phyllis I. (Thomas) Worthing. Worthing worked for Holmes Transportation for more than 40 year and retired eventually from Red Star Inc...

  • Neils S. Johnson Jr., 92: Veteran, edited model-railroad news for 30 years

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Neils Sofus Johnson Jr., 92, died Sept. 1 from complications of a stroke. Johnson was born Feb. 13, 1922, in Portland, the only child of Neils and Annie Johnson. He grew up on the family's 80-acre vegetable farm on Pleasant Hill Road in Scarborough. The land is now i...