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Obituaries

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  • Alphonse D. Sampson, 77

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Alphonse D. "Bookie" Sampson, 77, of Elm Street, died peacefully Sept. 8 at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, with his family by his side. Sampson was born in Nova Scotia on Oct. 25, 1936, the son of James A. and Veronica MacNeil Sampson. He attended local sc...

  • James O. Brewster, 66

    BATH — James Owen Brewster, 66, of Bath, died unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 30. He was born Dec. 17, 1948, the son of James Kenneth and Elizabeth (Dauphin) Brewster. He graduated from Morse High School in Bath, in the Class of 1968. Brewster was a star athlete, excelling in baseba...

  • Patricia M. Cahill, 88: Dietitian served as Public Health Service officer

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Patricia M. Cahill, 88, of Rocky Hill Road, died Aug. 29 at Seaside Nursing Home. Cahill was born May 24, 1926, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of William and Marie Achen Waring. She grew up in Dubuque, where she graduated from St. Joseph Academy and Clarke College, m...

  • Norman F. Hall, 77: Airline veteran loved his family, church

    YARMOUTH — Norman F. Hall, 77, of Freeport, died Aug. 24  with his daughter at his side. He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Portland, a son of Mary (Adair) and Arthur Hall. He attended local schools, graduated from Portland High School and attended the University of Maine at Por...

  • Gustave H. Tillman Jr., 80: Civic supporter, led Maine hotel industry

    SCARBOROUGH — Gustave H. "Gus" Tillman Jr., 80, died peacefully at home Aug. 24, surrounded by his family. Tillman was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, the son of Gustave Sr. and Anna Tillman. At age 13, he began a life-long career in the hotel industry, working at his sister’s re...

  • Jason P. Atwood, 46

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jason Park Atwood, 46, son of Theodore and Joanne Atwood, died unexpectedly on Aug. 21 at his childhood home in South Portland. Atwood graduated from South Portland High School in 1986. He later attended the University of Southern Maine and earned a bachelor of scien...

  • Roberta L. Maietta, 78: Family, business flourished under her care

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Roberta Louise Maietta, 78, of South Portland, died Aug. 19 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, with her family by her side. She was born April 21, 1936, in Portland, the oldest child of Robert L. and Ruth Cookson Tinsman and sister to six brothers. She...

  • Ronald S. Breton, 80

    HARPSWELL — Ronald S. Breton, 80, of Gun Point, died unexpectedly on Aug. 20 at Mid Coast Hospital, in Brunswick. Breton was born in Lewiston on June 7, 1934, the son of Lionel R and Vera Jackson Breton. He was a graduate of Lisbon Falls High School, Class of 1952. He served in the U...

  • Paulette E. Cram, 66

    TOPSHAM — Paulette E. Cram, 66, of Westwind Drive, died Aug. 17 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Cram was born May 6, 1948, the daughter of Albert and Jeanne Michaud Levesque. A 1967 graduate of Wells ...

  • George S. Huntington, 55: 'Everyone's best friend' loved family, sports

    HARPSWELL — George Slocum Huntington, 55, originally of Bath and Harpswell, died of pancreatic cancer in Laramie, Wyoming, on Aug. 14. He spent the short time between the diagnosis of his illness and his death surrounded by family and friends, who came from near and far to support hi...