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Obituaries

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  • Raymond E. Chisholm, 90: Priest, psychologist served troubled youth

    BRUNSWICK — Raymond E. Chisholm, 90, of Cumberland Street, died July 19 at Winship Green Nursing Center in Bath. He was born in Rockland on April 22, 1925, a son of Thomas H. and Gladys (Joyce) Chisholm. Raymond graduated from Rockland High School, and earned a degree at Fordh...

  • William R. Lyons, 86

    SOUTH PORTLAND — William R. Lyons, 86, of South Portland, died July 17 at Seaside Health Center in Portland. He was born on Feb. 21, 1929, in Littleton, New Hampshire, the son of Carl and Martha Lyons. His younger years were spent in New Hampshire and Cape Elizabeth. He was a 1948 gr...

  • Lenore F. Milbank, 79: Longtime hospital employee loved travel, yoga

    PORTLAND — Lenore F. Milbank, 79, of Crestview Drive, died April 21 at her home, as she wanted, with her daughter by her side. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of John B. and Myrle I. (Dube) Low. She graduated from Binghamton High School and attended Albany State T...

  • Maria A. McCartney, 88

    PORTLAND — Maria Anna "Mary" D’Alfonzo McCartney, 88, of Portland, died April 24 at Avita of Stroudwater, with her family by her side. She was born June 1, 1926, in Portland, a daughter of Constantino and Giacinta Sabatini D’Alfonzo. She attended local schools.

  • Stanley B. Sylvester, 90: Physician was busy volunteer, entrepreneur in retirement

    TOPSHAM — Stanley B. Sylvester, 90, of The Highlands in Topsham, died April 10 after a brief illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Allan W. and Dora H. Sylvester, and grew up near Woodfords Corner. In 1942, he graduated from Deering High School, where he excelled as a mem...

  • Elsie E. Brown, 94

    HARPSWELL — Elsie E. Brown, 94, of Cundy’s Harbor, died April 11, surrounded by her daughters. She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in West Point, the twelfth child of Herman Sr. and Inez (Gilliam) Smith. She grew up in West Point and attended Phippsburg schools. She married...

  • Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62

    OCEAN PARK — Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62, formerly of Brunswick, died unexpectedly after a massive heart attack on April 15. He was the son of Charles J. and Christine Cavanaugh Glavin. Raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a 1970 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School and...

  • Marguerite B. Wilkerson, 88

    BANGOR — Marguerite "Peg" B. Wilkerson, 88, died April 14. Wilkerson was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Marieville, the daughter of Mahlon and Mary Haslam Salsbury. She attended Ellsworth High School, and married Howard G. Russell. The couple had two children, Mahlon and Mark Ru...

  • Birger T. Johnson, 88: Minister's service stretched from NJ to Augusta

    SCARBOROUGH — The Rev. Birger T. Johnson, 88, of Rhode Island Avenue, South Portland, died April 14 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Born Jan. 16, 1927, the son of Uno and Irene Eriksson Johnson, Birger grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and Montclair, New Jersey. He was a ...

  • Wayne A. Hollingworth, 80: 'Union man,' activist advocated for many in Maine

    FREEPORT — Wayne A. Hollingworth, 80, a longtime resident of Freeport, died peacefully April 9 at Maine Medical Center after a lengthy illness, with friends at his side. He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Providence, Rhode Island, to Robert and Ruth Hollingworth. At age 12, he and hi...