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Obituaries

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  • John W. Ambrose Jr., 83: Professor loved his profession

    TOPSHAM — John W. Ambrose Jr., 83, died Nov. 7. Ambrose was born to Vivian and John W. Ambrose Sr. on Jan. 23, 1931, in Grafton, Massachusetts. He attended St. John's Preparatory School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and went on to receive bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in ...

  • Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90

    BRUNSWICK — Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90, died Nov. 7 at Mid Coast Hospital, with his family by his side. Pierce was born in Bath on Jan. 26, 1924, a son of Bertrand T. and Lillian B. Jones Pierce. He was educated in Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. Pierce served...

  • L. Virginia Wright: Dedicated member of Church of the Nazarene

    SOUTH PORTLAND — L. Virginia (Hannaford) Wright, 92, died April 13 at South Portland Nursing Home. Born in Portland, a daughter of William and Lillian (Smith) Hannaford, she grew up in South Portland and graduated from South Portland High School in 1937. For many years she was...

  • Jean P. LeTarte, 86

    BRUNSWICK — Jean Pierre LeTarte, 86, died unexpectedly at his home April 12. Born in Brunswick on Jan. 27, 1925, a son of Alcide and Aline Caron LeTarte, he attended local schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1943. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army,...

  • Louise Jones, 89

    BRUNSWICK — Louise Jones, 89, died April 13 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. Born May 12, 1921, in Rumford, she was a daughter of Albion and Maryann Starkey Cloutier. The former wife of Stephen Elwell of Brunswick, she later remarried Frances Jones of Brunswick. A ...

  • 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...