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Obituaries

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  • J. Paul Bergeron, 94: Engineer built planes, ships and family home

    BRUNSWICK — J. Paul Bergeron, 94, died March 17 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Dec. 28, 1920, the son of Joseph O. and Marie Langlois Bergeron. In 1939, Paul graduated from Sanford High School. He was a 1943 graduate of the Acad...

  • Richard E. Gilmore, 86

    BATH — Richard E. "Lefty" Gilmore, 86, of Bath, died March 16 at his home, with his children by his side. He was born in 1928, one of five children of Paul and Edith Eaton Gilmore. In 1946, he graduated from Morse High School, where he was a standout baseball pitcher. After high scho...

  • Francis P. 'Frank' Johnson, 76

    YARMOUTH — Francis Pendleton "Frank" Johnson, 76, died peacefully with his family holding him by the hand on Sept. 20.

  • Richard G. 'Dick' Stebbins, 68

    YARMOUTH — Richard G. Stebbins, 68, died Sept. 17 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough surrounded by his family.  

  • Ann Marie Sitzmann, 66

    BOSTON — Ann Marie Sitzmann, 66, of Concord, Mass., and Yarmouth, died Sept. 21.  

  • Laurie (Cockburn) Butler, 44: Inspired others by her strength of spirit

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Laurie Butler, 44, died Sept. 25 with her loving family and friends by her side. Her tenacious spirit helped her fight a long, courageous battle with breast cancer. Born on Aug. 15, 1967, in Brunswick, to William Cockburn and Winnifred (Mosher) Merrill, she gr...

  • Michael E. Barriault, 64: Photographer with a zest for life

    PORTLAND — Michael Edward Barriault, 64, died Sept. 18, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House after a brief, noble confrontation with terminal cancer. Born in Old Town Maine in 1947, he grew up in Presque Isle and Augusta where he graduated Cony High School. Later on he attended Georgia...

  • Virginia M. Dea

    BRUNSWICK — Virginia Moran Dea, of Sunnybrook Village in Brunswick, died peacefully in her late 90s Sept. 16 at Parkview Hospital. Her three children were with her during her last days. She never disclosed her true age, even making herself younger on her driver’s license. Years...

  • Ella Priestly, 90

    BATH — Ella Priestly, 90, died Sept. 16 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. On July 31, 1921, she was born in Sanford, a daughter of John and Ivy (Mitchell) McCullough. She was raised at the Shaker Village in New Gloucester, and later moved to Bath, where she managed Mary's Re...

  • Christopher R. Grasse, 68: Known for his artistic, selfless, kind nature

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Christopher Robert Grasse, 68, died Sept. 16 after a courageous struggle with cancer. Born July 1, 1943, in Portland, the son of Robert Grasse and Frances Grasse, a well-known piano teacher. After he graduated from South Portland High School he spent a post-gr...