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Obituaries

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  • Clifford O. Dolloff, 97: Former boxer served church, helped build local landmarks

    BRUNSWICK — Clifford O. Dolloff, 97, of Brunswick, died Jan. 15 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born May 2, 1917, in Mount Vernon, son of Norris and Ethel Puls Dolloff. As a young man, he worked at Elizabeth Arden’s estate and boxed under the name Windy Riley during the early 193...

  • Gloria B.B. Kierstead, 87

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Gloria Bernadette (Boynton) Kierstead, 87, died Jan. 16, surrounded by her family. She was born on Oct. 1, 1927, in Portland, the daughter of Leon Manfred and Angelina (Pomerleau) Boynton. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Deering High School, with the...

  • Bernice M. O'Leary: Loving mother and grandmother

    PORTLAND — Bernice Marie O'Leary, 78, unexpectedly died Dec. 8 at her residence . On Jan. 26, 1932, she was born in Portland, a daughter of Peter and Margaret (Bernard) Gallant, and attended local schools, graduating in 1951 from Portland High School. She married the love of h...

  • Horace L. 'Buddy' Lubee, Jr., 80

    TOPSHAM — Horace L. “Buddy” Lubee, Jr., 80, died Monday, Dec. 6, at home.

  • Raymond W. Bachand, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Raymond W. Bachand, 88, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Parkview Adventist Medical Center.  

  • Phyllis D. Pearl Osgood, 92: Loved sailing, picnics

    BRUNSWICK — Phyllis Dyer Pearl Osgood, 92, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Winship Green Nursing Facility in Bath, after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Born on April 4, 1918, the daughter of Laforest A. “Pop” Dyer and Gladys Rebecca Dyer, she spent her...

  • Melissa S. Pettingill, 45: Giving personality, loved children

    SCARBOROUGH — Melissa S. Pettingill, 45, died Dec. 3 at a Portland hospital after a courageous 19-month battle with lung cancer. Born March 24, 1965, in Ipswich, Mass., a daughter of Gale and Beverley Kleiner, she was educated in Ipswich Schools and graduated in 1984.  I...

  • Louise Tholen, 95

    PORTLAND — Louise "Pat" Tholen, 95, formerly of Falmouth, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, at The Cedars after a long illness. Born in Arcadia, Neb., Nov. 1, 1915, she was a daughter of Merwin Swaynie and Mona (Lacy) Swaynie. In 1938 she married Henry S. Tholen, in Quincy, Ill., and l...

  • The Rev. Canon James P. Dalton-Thompson, 60: Rector of the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

    FALMOUTH — The Rev. Canon James P. Dalton-Thompson, 60, Rector of the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin in Falmouth since 2005, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, in a New Hampshire hospital after a short battle with cancer. Father Dalton-Thompson had a remarkable impact on the Saint Mary communi...

  • Michael L. Tenggren, 72: Loved trips with family to Fenway Park

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael L. Tenggren, 72, died Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House following a brief illness. Born Sept. 11, 1938, in Everett, Mass., he was a son of Harry and Mabel Tenggren. After he graduated from Deering High School in 1956, he served in the ...