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Obituaries

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  • James Nitsche, 81: Former Marine became Portland district fire chief

    PORTLAND — James Nitsche, 81, a longtime resident of Hicks Street, died March 23 at the Barron Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Buffalo, New York, a son of Joseph and Eleanor (Harris) Nitsche. In 1951, during the Korean War, James enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. While ...

  • Frances C. Parisi, 82

    PORTLAND — Frances Catherine Parisi, 82, of Portland and formerly of Yarmouth, died March 16. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sept. 28, 1932, the daughter of Fiore and Frances (Petrucci) Parisi. She attended elementary school in Yarmouth and then attended North Yarmouth Academy....

  • Carl Kamphausen, 80

    BATH — Carl Kamphausen, 80, died on Oct. 22 at HillHouse in Bath after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease.

  • Carrie Johnson, 79

    BRUNSWICK — Carrie A. Johnson, 79, died Oct. 23 at her home. She was born in the Philippines on August 10, 1932, the daughter of Rafael and Romualda Salazar Alcala.

  • James E. Durham, 66

    BATH — James E. Durham, 66, died on Friday, Oct. 14 in Woolwich.  He was born Oct. 23, 1944 in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of Edward Durham and Elizabeth (Nevin) Durham. He grew up in Fairmont and Camillus, N.Y., and received his college degree from Clarkson University. 

  • Ellen C. Gallant Steeves, 69: Occupational therapist and business owner

    SCARBOROUGH — Ellen C. Gallant Steeves, 69, died Oct. 21 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

  • Jean Marie Harmon Bryant, 47: Passed away after a battle with cancer

    CUMBERLAND — Jean Marie Harmon Bryant, 47, of Okmulgee, Okla., formerly of Cumberland and South Portland, died on Sept. 19 shortly after being diagnosed with lung and brain cancer. She was born in Portland on Dec. 26, 1963, a daughter of Beverly (LeGrow) and Richard B. Harmon.  ...

  • Lucile Clark Lishness, 94: Devoted teacher and congregant

    PORTLAND — Lucile Clark Lishness, 94, died on Oct. 15 at the Barron Center in Portland.

  • Hilton F. Libby, 84

    BATH — Hilton F. Libby, 84, died on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Bodwell Unit in Brunswick. Born in South Windham on Feb. 23, 1927, he was the son of Harry L. and Grace V. Libby. He attended Bath Schools and was a graduate of Morse High School, class of 1945.

  • Louisa Ann Mackenzie Galuza, 80: A life-long entertainer

    BRUNSWICK — Louisa Ann Mackenzie Galuza, 80, died at home on Oct. 11 with her daughters by her side after a short battle with lung cancer. Galuza was born on March 6, 1931 to James A. Mackenzie and Grace Ambrose Mackenzie in New Haven, Conn. She spent her early years growing up on Fi...