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  • Bernard J. Elfring, 84: Served community, Scouts for 5 decades

    YARMOUTH — Bernard "Bernie" Joseph Elfring, 84, of Yarmouth, died at home on May 19 after a brief illness. He was born Sept. 22, 1930, in Queens, New York, a son of Bernard A. and Catherine (Foley) Elfring. In 1953 he married Judith Ann Read, and together they raised five...

  • Jacquelyn M. Davis, 66

    YARMOUTH — Jacquelyn McCurdy Davis, 66, died May 19 at her home, surrounded by her family, following a long illness. Davis was born May 24, 1948, in Lubec, the fifth of six children of Helen Ardella Myers Glazier and James William McCurdy. After the death of her father when Jacq...

  • Christine Lillian Toohey, 84: Dedicated mother and fashionista

    SCARBOROUGH — Christine Lillian Toohey, 84, died Feb. 5 at the Holbrook Health Center of Piper Shores after a brief illness. Toohey was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Feb. 21, 1927, to George and Mary Clements. She grew up in New York City and Cambridge, Mass., and attended Holy Cross ...

  • Harmon D. York, 78

    HARPSWELL — Harmon D. York, 78, died Jan. 30 at the home of his daughter. He was born in Cundy's Harbor on Sept. 27, 1933, and was the son of Dana W. and Bertha E. Toothaker York. He grew up and attended schools in Bath and graduated from Morse High School in 1951. On March 29...

  • Josephine M. Bernier, 95

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Josephine M. Bernier, 95, a former Brunswick resident, died Jan. 17 at Savannah Courts in Oviedo, Fla. She was born in Topsham on Oct. 7, 1915, and was the daughter of Thomas and Leah Fournier Powers. She attended Brunswick schools and in 1946 married Adrian Be...

  • Witby Prescott Tousignant, 7 months

    PORTLAND — Witby Prescott Tousignant, 7 months, died quietly in the arms of his parents, Peter M. Tousignant and Rebeccah C. Schaffner-Sousignant on Jan. 28. He was born on June 25, 2011. Tousignant was born with a severe congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syn...

  • James "Brother" Ross, 83: A lifelong fisherman with a hearty laugh

    PORTLAND — James "Brother" Ross, 83, died at Mercy Hospital on Feb. 1 after a lengthy battle with esophageal cancer. He was born on June 9, 1928, on Chebeague Island, one of four children of Etta and James W. Ross St. He became known as "Brother" very early in his life by his ol...

  • Oland "Bud" Knight Jr., 75


  • Joseph James Doucette, 82: An insurance man and his children's biggest fan

    SCARBOROUGH — Joseph James Doucette, 82, died Jan. 30 after a brief battle with cancer.

  • Clinton Ray, 65

    BRUNSWICK — Clinton Ray, 65, died Jan. 28 at Bodwell House with his family by his side after a year-long battle with kidney cancer.