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Obituaries

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  • J. Paul Bergeron, 94: Engineer built planes, ships and family home

    BRUNSWICK — J. Paul Bergeron, 94, died March 17 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Dec. 28, 1920, the son of Joseph O. and Marie Langlois Bergeron. In 1939, Paul graduated from Sanford High School. He was a 1943 graduate of the Acad...

  • Richard E. Gilmore, 86

    BATH — Richard E. "Lefty" Gilmore, 86, of Bath, died March 16 at his home, with his children by his side. He was born in 1928, one of five children of Paul and Edith Eaton Gilmore. In 1946, he graduated from Morse High School, where he was a standout baseball pitcher. After high scho...

  • Isabelle S.K. Wendelken, 85

    BRUNSWICK — Isabelle Susan K. Wendelken, 85, died peacefully Nov. 29, surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1929, in Biddeford, the daughter of David Alfred and Elsa Marie Nyden Kennedy. She graduated from Thornton Academy and went on to work for Saco Lowell. On June...

  • Edward Dewey, 88: Active volunteer helped make Eagle Island a landmark

    BAILEY ISLAND — Edward ("Ned") Dewey, 88, of Bailey Island, died Nov. 20 in Brunswick, surrounded by his family. He was the son of William R. and Katharine Pratt Dewey Jr,. of Weston, Massachusetts, and the husband of the late Zella Thomas Dewey. Dewey attended the Belmont Hil...

  • Peter A. Evans, 78

    TOPSHAM — Peter A. Evans, 78, of Middlesex Road, died Nov. 30 at his home. Evans was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 1, 1936, the son of M. Albert and Eleanor Fowler Evans. He graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 1954 from Mercersburg Academy, and went on to earn an u...

  • Nancy G. Britz, 83

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nancy Gould Britz, 83, died peacefully at her home on Dec. 1, surrounded by her children. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, the elder daughter of Toledo, Ohio, attorney George Gould and pianist-composer Elizabeth Davies Gould. She lived many exciting lives, beginning as a p...

  • Douglas G. Holmes Jr., 69

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Douglas G. Holmes Jr., 69, formerly of South Portland, died Nov. 23 in Billings, Montana, after struggling with complications from bypass surgery. Holmes was born in Portland on Feb. 12, 1945, to Douglas G. Holmes Sr. and Marion Dyson Holmes. He attended South Portla...

  • Eric A. Allred, 28

    FALMOUTH — Eric Alan Allred, 28, died Nov. 29, 2014. Allred was born March 6, 1986, the son of Bruce and Lucy O’Donal, of Falmouth. He was the father of Nevaeh Allred and Tana Coulombe, of South Portland. He also is survived by three sisters, Roxanne Flick and husband...

  • Vincent L. McKusick, 93: Leading Maine jurist loved law, friends, family

    FALMOUTH — Vincent Lee McKusick, 93, former chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, died peacefully at Legacy Memory Care on Dec. 3. McKusick was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Parkman, to Carroll L. and Ethel (Buzzell) McKusick. The judge was educated at Guilford High...

  • John Joyce, 89: Army hero served in 5 WWII campaigns

    PORTLAND — John "Jack" Joyce, 89, formerly of Portland, died Dec. 4 at Togus VA Medical Center. Joyce was born March 25, 1925, in the Gorham’s Corner section of Portland, to Martin and Delia (Connolly) Joyce. During World War II, he served honorably in the U.S. Army, tak...