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Obituaries

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  • 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...

  • John Cakouros, 89: Longtime teacher, coach, gave to his community

    BATH — John Cakouros, 89, died Sept. 5 at Winship Green Nursing Home, in Bath. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 12, 1925, the son of Cleomenes and Kay Cakouros. He attended Brooklyn schools, and graduated from Boys High School in 1943. During World War II, Cakouros ...

  • George A. Blake, 85

    SCARBOROUGH — George A. Blake, 85, of Falmouth, died Dec. 26, 2010 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Born in Windham on Jan. 12, 1925, he was a son of Luella A. (Sawyer) and Arthur J. Blake and attended Windham schools. In 1943 he was inducted into the U.S. Arm...

  • Edwin C. Brown, 96: Former Yarmouth post master, loved animals

    Yarmouth – Edwin C.  “Brownie” Brown, 96, died peacefully Dec. 18 after a short illness.  

  • Gertrude M. Beckwith, 82

    YARMOUTH — Gertrude Marie (Hight) Beckwith died Dec. 17 after a brief bout with cancer. Born in Portland on July 24, 1928, to Donald and Florence Hight. After the early death of her parents, she became a ward of Alvah and Annie Kent and attended North Yarmouth schools. In 194...

  • Sonja L. Nadeau, 64

    FREEPORT — Sonja L. Nadeau, 64, died Dec. 30 at Parkview Hospital with her family by her side after a long illness. She was born in Bath on Aug. 10, 1946, the daughter of John H. and Thelma L. (Simpson) Hudson and attended local schools in Bath and graduated from Morse High School in...

  • Marjorie G. Lowell, 79: Enjoyed camping, eating out

    PORTLAND — Marjorie Gertrude “Nanny” Lowell, 79, of Freeport, died Dec. 23 in Portland after a period of declining health. Born in Portland on April 5, 1931, she was a daughter of Marion B. (Pearson) and Charles T. Miller and graduated from South Portland High School in 1...

  • Craig B. Gilliam, 39: An avid sports fan who loved the ocean

    BRUNSWICK — Craig Burton Gilliam, 39, died Dec. 20 at his residence.

  • Rosemarie Willitts, 69: Active at St. Bartholomew Church

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Rosemarie Willitts, 69, died Dec. 21 at Maine Medical Center.

  • Anna L. Shorey, 82: Longtime Cumberland school bus driver

    CUMBERLAND — Anna Louise (Whittier) Shorey, 82, died Dec. 20 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Born in Bangor on Feb. 2, 1928, she was a daughter of Ethel (Chipman) and Levens H. Whittier, and graduated from Bangor High School in 1946. On Dec. 21, 1947, she mar...