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Obituaries

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  • Ruth Nihan Konecki, 93: Family matriarch, nurse, sports fan

    FALMOUTH — Ruth Nihan Konecki, 93, of Falmouth,  died at home on March 29, in the company of her family, following a lengthy illness. The only daughter of George and Annie Katherine Nihan, she was born Aug. 15, 1920, in Lynn, Mass. She spent her younger years in the company...

  • Marjorie Frances Marr, 93

    FALMOUTH — Marjorie Frances Marr, 93, died April 2 at Sedgewood Commons, after several years of declining health. She was born Jan. 21, 1921, in Medford, Mass., the oldest child of Edwin Badger Greenyer and Leona Merriman Greenyer. She grew up in Malden, Mass., and attended loca...

  • George R. Little, 87

    BRUNSWICK — George R. Little, 87, of Thornton Oaks died Dec. 9 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 24, 1926, the son of Franklin R. and Janet D. Little. Little attended schools in Ogdensburg, N.Y., and New Hampshire. He rece...

  • Lorraine M. Bisson, 93: Matriarch helped build family business

    TOPSHAM — Lorraine M. Bisson, 93, died Dec. 19 at her home with her family gathered around her. She was born in Brunswick August 14, 1920, the daughter of Jean and Corinne Poulin. She attended St. John’s School and was a member of St. John’s Church in Brunswick. ...

  • Edward F. Cogswell Sr., 94: World War II vet, loved cooking

    SCARBOROUGH — Edward Francis Cogswell Sr., 94, died Dec. 14 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough, with his family by his side. Cogswell was the son of John D. Cogswell and Martha Horneff. He attended Portland schools, enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in World War II. L...

  • John D. Dalton, 83: Local harbormaster, passion was the sea

    YARMOUTH — John D. Dalton, formerly of Yarmouth, died Dec. 16, at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, Mass. He was born July 5, 1930,  in Lynn, Mass., to Dennis and Margaret Dalton. He graduated from Boston English and joined the U.S. Coast Guard, serving during the Korean War.

  • Sandra M. Doyle, 46

    FALMOUTH — Sandra M. Doyle, 46, of Falmouth died peacefully in her sleep with her beloved husband by her side Dec. 13, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, after a valiant battle against melanoma. Born Feb. 19, 1967, in Portland, she was the daughter of Allen E. Cof...

  • Shirley Jordan, 75

    PORTLAND — Shirley Jordan, 75, of Portland died Dec. 11, at Maine Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born in Madison, Jan. 7, 1938, and graduated from Windham High School in 1956. After high school, she joined First Portland National Bank, later known as Canal Ban...

  • Walter N. Rumery, 68: Portland educator, developed local safety program

    PORTLAND — Walter N. Rumery, 68, died Dec. 17, at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Portland, March 21, 1945, the son of Aldo B. and Charlotte V. Clark Rumery. He attended local schools and graduated from Portland High Schoo...

  • Sally J. Flaig, 63

    TOPSHAM — Sally J. Flaig, 63, died Dec. 9 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Flaig was born in Worcester, Mass., on June 19, 1950, the daughter of George and Phyllis Wheeler Fairhurst. She was educated in Brunswick schools but graduated from ...