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Obituaries

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  • Phyllis M. Hatch, 95: Vaudeville performer loved theater, family

    PORTLAND — Phyllis Margaret Hatch, 95, of Portland, died peacefully on July 23. She was born in Portland on July 29, 1918, to George and Mary (McGahey) Crangle. She attended local schools. In her younger years, Hatch and her husband toured the country as part of a vaudeville a...

  • Granville F. Johnson, 90

    HARPSWELL — Granville F. Johnson, 90, of Spruce Ledge Road on Bailey Island, died July 17 at Winship Green in Bath. Johnson was born on the island on Feb. 9, 1924, the son of Harvey and Lizzie (Gregory) Johnson. Johnson served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a ve...

  • Edward A. Hobbs Jr., 96

    FALMOUTH — Edward A. Hobbs Jr., 96, died peacefully at his home on Feb. 10. On March 22, 1914, he was born in Portsmouth, N.H., the son of Edward A. Hobbs Sr., and Anna Leary. After attending schools in Toledo, Ohio, he worked for National Biscuit Co. in Toledo and Portland.

  • Eleanor M. Ashby, 73

    BRUNSWICK — Eleanor M. Ashby, 73, formerly of Freeport, died Feb. 8. One of 14 children of Ernest and Thelma (Young) Doughty, she was born in Bath on Nov. 20 1937, and attended Falmouth schools. On July 1, 1960, she married Vernon A. Ashby Sr., of Portland and made their home ...

  • Gertrude A. Hubbard, 75: Loved singing and dancing

    PORTLAND — Gertrude Anne Hubbard, 75, died Feb. 6 at Maine Medical Center. On June 3, 1935, she was born in Portland, a daughter of Howard C. and Dorothy M. (Small) Bennett. For many years she worked at the Jewish Home for the Aged, in addition to being a homemaker. She...

  • Amos J. Link, 75: Loved family time and baseball

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Amos Joseph Link, 75, died Feb. 5 at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Scarborough.  

  • Violet Towne Fitzgerald, 92

    BATH — Violet Towne Fitzgerald, 92, died peacefully Feb. 1 with her family by her side.

  • Ruth A. Merrill, 7: Remarkable girl who brought joy to many

    BATH — Ruth Alyssia Merrill, 7, died of unknown causes while sleeping at home on Feb. 6.

  • Marjorie L. Bassler, 83

    BATH — Marjorie L. Bassler, 83, died Feb. 4 at Hill House Assisted Living.

  • Donald R. Murphy Sr., 72: Longtime car racing fan

    ARUNDEL — Donald R. Murphy Sr., 72, formerly of Portland, died Jan. 29 at his daughter's home while battling cancer.