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Obituaries

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  • Roberta D. Cline, 81

    YARMOUTH — Roberta Duggan Cline, 81, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 13. Cline was born in Portland on Oct. 1, 1932, the daughter of Dautt M. and Florence L. (Rollins) Duggan, of Falmouth. She was also the stepdaughter of Everett F. Burnell. She attended Falmouth schools, graduated from Falm...

  • Robert S. Crewe, 83: Legendary singer, songwriter, transformed pop music

    SCARBOROUGH — Robert "Bob" S. Crewe, known for writing some of the biggest hit songs from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, died peacefully Sept. 11 at a Scarborough nursing facility, with his brother, Dan Crewe, by his side. Crewe was the creator, often with a collaborator, of top hits in...

  • Sylvia J. Merryman, 86

    CUMBERLAND — Sylvia Jane Fortier Merryman, 86, died after a long illness Jan. 8 at Ledgeview Assisted Living in Cumberland Foreside with loved ones at her side, including her little dog Max. Born in Houlton on March 10, 1924, she was the ninth child of 10 born to Charles Thomas...

  • Julia Holland Clarke, 90: Devoted to her family

    YARMOUTH — Julia Holland Clarke, 90, died Christmas eve, Dec. 24, 2010, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House surrounded by her devoted family. Raised in St. Louis by Robert and Julia Holland, she attended the Mary Institute, Bennington College and studied art at Washington Universit...

  • Gilberte A. Davis, 94

    YARMOUTH — Gilberte A. Davis, 94, of Portland, died Jan. 9 at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth. Born in Brunswick on June 5, 1916, she was the first daughter of Charles J. and Eva Gamache Charron, and attended Brunswick schools. In 1934 she married John B. Davis. While he...

  • Nancy Powers Martin, 96: Longtime career in nutrition

    FREEPORT — Nancy Powers Martin, 96, of South Freeport, died Jan. 4 of pneumonia. Born in West Medford, Mass., on Dec. 20, 1914, a daughter of Albert Blake Powers and Katherine Gertrude Bacon, she attended Medford schools, graduated in 1937 from the University of New Hampshire, and to...

  • Alexander C. Labbe, 13: His strong spirit, smile inspired others

    BRUNSWICK — Alexander C. “Alex” Labbe, 13, died Dec. 30, 2010 at Maine Medical Center in Portland from complications of a heart condition. Born in Portland on June 30, 1997, he was a son of Peter L. and Judy R. (Labbe) Labbe. He had attended Longfellow Elementary S...

  • Larry T. Beatty, 79

    BRUNSWICK — Larry T. Beatty, 79, died Jan. 2 at Amenity Manor in Topsham. On Sept. 4, 1931, he was born in Devils Lake, Mich., a son of Joseph and Jean Tyler Beatty, and attended Detroit schools. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Air Force and later joined the VFW.

  • Mary Chevalier, 85

    TOPSHAM — Mary Chevalier, 85, formerly of Cliffwood, N.J., died while sleeping on Dec. 27, 2010 at Amenity Manor in Topsham. She was born in 1925, a daughter of Margaret Shields and Alfred Shields of Newark, N.J. Her husband Henry J. Chevalier predeceased her in 1998. S...

  • Gertrude Bedard Bergeron, 89

    BRUNSWICK — Gertrude Bedard Bergeron, 89, died Jan. 2 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center.