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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...

  • Lawson H. Trufant, Sr., 72

    TOPSHAM — Lawson H. Trufant, Sr., 72, lovingly known as “Pappy,” died Thursday, Dec. 9, with his family at his side, after a brief battle with mesothelioma. Born in Topsham, Dec. 17, 1937, he was the eldest of three sons of Avery D. Trufant and Christine M. Hill. A...

  • Edwin R. Hull, 65

    CUMBERLAND — Edwin R. Hull, 65, formerly of Bethlehem and Seymour, Conn., died Nov. 29 in Portland. On Feb. 23, 1945, he was born in New Brunswick, N.J., son of Ralph E. and Janice A. (Groesbeck) Hull. During the Vietnam War, he served in the U.S. Air Force and later served ...

  • Gail E. Fulmer, 63: Her motherly love knew no bounds

    CUMBERLAND — Gail Elizabeth Fulmer, 63, died Dec. 6 at home in Cumberland with her daughter Kelli by her side after a courageous struggle with supranuclear palsy. On Feb. 27, 1947, she was born in Scotia, Calif., a daughter of Edward Sanford and Vivian Lewis, and had a loving upbrin...

  • 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...