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Obituaries

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  • Jeffery B. Pert, 55: Award-winning Maine cartoonist

    BRUNSWICK — Jeffrey B. Pert, 55, of Brunswick died unexpectedly April 4 in Portland. He was born Nov. 27, 1958, in Bath, the son of Perleston L. and Jacqueline E. Pert. He grew up in Winslow, where he formed many lifelong friendships, and graduated from Winslow High School in 19...

  • Alexander S. Coffin, 30

    BATH — Alexander S. Coffin, 30, died April 5 with his family by his side at Maine Medical Center in Portland, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born Sept. 22, 1983, the son of Mary Coffin. He attended Bath Schools and graduated from Morse High Schoo...

  • John A. Farrugia, 79: Longtime Portland salesman, cherished family, art

    SOUTH PORTLAND — John A. Farrugia Sr., 79, of South Portland, died Jan. 1 with his family by his side, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was born in Montreal, Canada, on Dec. 24, 1934, the youngest son of Vincent and Mary Farrugia. He attended Montreal schools. In 196...

  • Allen F. Weisenfluh, 79

    FALMOUTH — Allen F. Weisenfluh, 79, died Dec. 20, after a long struggle with complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was born to Frederick and Olive Weisenfluh in Ridgway, Pa., Aug. 17, 1934. He served as a combat paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division in the Korean...

  • Frances A. Reagan, 94: Longtime secretary, enjoyed trips overseas

    YARMOUTH — Frances Ann Folchi Reagan, 94, died Dec. 15. She was born March 7, 1919, in Bridgeport, Conn., the youngest of six children to Rose and John Folchi. She was educated in Bridgeport schools and graduated from Central High School in Bridgeport. She was married to William...

  • Doris U. Dressel, 78

    PORTLAND — Doris Ursula Dressel, 78, died Dec. 25, following a brief illness. She was born in Manhattan on July 22, 1935, the only child of Sally and Robert Knuepfer. She graduated from Walton High School, class of 1953, in New York City. She then attended Hunter College. In Sep...

  • Gardinal C. Keefe, 87: Active in community, traveled

    PORTLAND — Gardinal C. Keefe, 87, died peacefully Jan. 1, at Springbrook Nursing Center, in Westbrook. She was born in Westbrook, the daughter of John C. and Mary Dunn Keefe. She attended local schools and graduated from Westbrook High School, class of 1938, and then from Westbr...

  • Kerwin F. Butcher, 81: Veteran, lifelong BIW employee

    BATH — Kerwin F. Butcher, 81,  died Dec. 23 at Mid-Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Bath on Nov. 27, 1932, the son of Kerwin B. and Katherine Butcher. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School with the class of 1952. Butcher began work ...

  • Virginia Ferris, 82

    BATH — Virginia Ferris, 82, of Bath, died Dec. 27 at Parkland Medical Center, in Derry, N.H., with her family by her side. She was born May 11, 1931, in Gardiner, the daughter of Frank and Florence Anderson, of Richmond. She graduated from Richmond High School and attended Farmi...

  • Sara McCrum Porter, 84

    TOPSHAM — Sara McCrum Porter, 84, died Dec. 24 at Cadigan Lodge, Topsham. She was born on Feb. 9, 1929, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of Arlington Bliss McCrum and Madeline Broderick McCrum. She graduated from Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and later attende...