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Obituaries

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  • Genevieve Holloway, 79

    TOPSHAM — Genevieve Holloway, 79, died Nov. 8 at her home, with her family by her side. Holloway was born in Miami on Sept. 13, 1935, the daughter of Earl Moore and Daisy Batson Willis. She graduated from Miami High School, and on April 9, 1955, she married William C. Holloway...

  • Paul F. Black, 62: Talented artist loved family, friends

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Paul Francis Black, 62, died Nov. 19 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was born to parents John Black and Marcadais Drinkwater Black on Dec. 31, 1951, in Bangor. He grew up there, making many childhood friends who remained close throughout his life...

  • M. Virginia Ingraham, 93

    YARMOUTH — M. Virginia ”Ginny” Ingraham, 93, died peacefully Oct. 26, following a stroke, at Brentwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Yarmouth. Born in Yarmouth on Aug. 31, 1917, a daughter of Harold B. and Martha C. Allen, she graduated from North Yarmouth Academy ...

  • Philip C. Nixon, 84: Supporter of Portland, So. Portland Fire Depts.

    PORTLAND — Philip Carroll “Pops” Nixon, 84, died Oct. 30 surrounded by his loving family at the Barron Center. On Sept. 1, 1926, he was born in Portland, a son of Herbert and Margaret Nixon, and attended Portland schools. For many years he worked as a mixer for lo...

  • Barbara V. Jaeger Ferrell, 92: Lifelong commitment to volunteerism

    SCARBOROUGH — Barbara Valentine Jaeger Ferrell, 92, died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Born Jan. 3, 1918, on Staten Island, N.Y., a daughter of Edward Valentine and Elsa Warth Jaeger, she attended local school until the family moved to Denville, N.J....

  • Madelaine F. Labbe, 96: Strong work ethic, owned dairy farm

    BRUNSWICK — Madelaine F. Labbe, 96, died Wed. Oct. 20, at Amenity Manor Nursing Home in Topsham. Born in Wallagrass on Sept. 16, 1914, a daughter of Cyprien and Marie Morin Labbe, she grew up on the family's potato farm and attended local schools. On Oct. 22, 1935, she married...

  • Melvin G. Furbish, 90

    BRUNSWICK — Melvin Gerard Furbish, 90, died Tuesday, Oct. 19 at Mid Coast Senior Health Care. On July 29, 1920, he was born in Topsham, a son of Melvin C. and Bertha Wilson Furbish and attended school in Brunswick. For 36 years he worked at Pejepscot Paper until retiring in 19...

  • Charles L. Hewett, 63

    BRUNSWICK — Charles Lodric Hewett, 63, died Sunday, Oct. 24 at his home. Born in St Augustine, Fla., July 21, 1947, a son of Charles Carrie and Mary King Hewett, he was raised in the Jacksonville area. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at an early age and later served in the U.S. A...

  • Richard C. Peterson, 97: Cumberland plumbing inspector until age 96

    CUMBERLAND — Richard "Dick" Carlton Peterson, 97, died peacefully Oct. 17 at his home with his family by his side. Born June 10, 1913, in Falmouth, he was a son of Bendix Lenart and Alice Lund Peterson. Growing up in Falmouth, he commuted by trolley train to attend North Yarmo...

  • Edward L. Manning: Dedicated soup kitchen volunteer, owner of The Shamrock

    PORTLAND — Edward L. "Eddie" Manning, 89, died Oct. 24 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough with his loving family by his side. Born in Portland on Feb. 9, 1921, a son of James and Mary (McDonough) Manning, he attended St Dominic's School and graduated from Cheverus High School...