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Obituaries

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  • 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...

  • Charlotte E. Bailey, 78: Longtime owner of Mid-Coast general store

    HARPSWELL — Charlotte E. (Varney) Bailey, 78, died April 14 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

  • Edward F. L’Hommedieu, 71: Decorated pilot who loved flying

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Edward Francis L’Hommedieu, 71, died in a plane crash in Biddeford April 10. On May 22, 1939, he was born in East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y. As a child he developed a love for flying airplanes, and earned his pilot's license before he could legally drive.

  • Charles C. Harrison, Sr., 95

    FREEPORT — Charles Clarence Harrison Sr., 95, died surrounded by family on April 15.

  • Margaret C. MacDonald, 103: Avid Rox Sox fan

    PORTLAND — Margaret C. MacDonald, 103, died April 15 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence Center. On May 28, 1908, she was born in Norwood, Mass., a daughter of Patrick and Hannah Costello. In 1925 she graduated from Cathedral High School. She married John...

  • Ronald H. Brown, 71: Marched in Kennedy inaugural parade, enjoyed cribbage

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ronald H. Brown, 71, died April 9 at a Portland hospital after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Belfast, a son of Harold Keene and Francis M. Beckwith Brown, he attended Belfast schools, and graduated from Crosby High School in 1958. He la...

  • George R. Johnson, 82: Career Navyman

    BRUNSWICK — George Robert "Bob" Johnson, 82, died suddenly at home April 9. Born in Fort Fairfield, on Sept. 7, 1928, a son of Grover L. and Hildred Clark Johnson, he attended schools in Fort Fairfield and Presque Isle. On Oct. 24, 1945, he left school to enlist in the U.S. Na...

  • Lee F. Adams, Jr., 76: Known for his generosity, dedication to Yarmouth Lions Club

    SCARBOROUGH — Lee F. Adams, Jr., 76, died at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House on April 7 from cancer. On Jan. 5, 1935, he was born in Portland, a son of Bessie J. (Frye) and Lee F. Adams. After graduating from Deering High School in 1953, he became a partner in his father's busi...

  • Peggy J. Furey, 70

    FALMOUTH — Peggy Janiece (Tate) Furey, 70, died peacefully March 28 in Orlando, Fla.