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Obituaries

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  • Douglas Harold Biggs Jr., 59

    BRUNSWICK — Douglas Harold Biggs Jr., 59, died April 10 after a six-month battle with leukemia. He was born March 27, 1955, in Passaic, N.J., to Douglas and Joan Biggs. He was raised in Bricktownship, N.J., where he stayed until age 18 when he joined the Navy. Many people knew...

  • Vincent C. Abramo Sr., 87

    BRUNSWICK — Vincent C. Abramo Sr., 87, died April 9 after a brief illness. He was born in Boston, Mass., on July 7, 1926, to Sebastiana and Giuseppe Abramo. Later, his family resided in Medford, Mass. Following high school, he worked for Demare Brothers in Boston until his enlis...

  • James E. Hastings, 87: Career attorney who loved Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — James E. "Jim" Hastings, 87, died Oct. 7 at Maine Medical Center.

  • Phylis B. Nile, 85

    BOWDOINHAM — Phylis B. Nile, 85, died Oct. 10 at home with her daughter and her six Boston Terriers at her side. On Sept. 20, 1924, she was born in Bowdoin, the daughter of Frederick and Minnie Douglass and attended local schools. On June 28, 1941, she married Frank O. Nile.

  • Florence A. Bartlett, 85

    TOPSHAM — Florence A. Bartlett, 85, died Oct. 11 at her home surrounded by her family and long-time friend, Margaret "Pinky" Karawowski. On Feb. 9, 1924, she was born in Yarmouth, the daughter of Lawrence and Lucy Richards DeRoche, and attended Yarmouth schools. On Oct. 11, ...

  • Doris A. White, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Doris A. White, 91, died Oct. 9 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. On Feb. 13, 1918, she was born in Bath, the daughter of Albert G. and Emily Gaudet Losier. She graduated from Morse High School in 1936. On May 29, 1942, she married Horatio White and made th...

  • Robert W. Powers. 70

    BRUNSWICK — Robert W. Powers. 70, died Oct. 6 at Mid Coast Hospital. Born in Boston on Oct. 18, 1938, he was the son of John and Margaret McPhee Powers. After attending Dorchester schools, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1956 where he served honorably as a Lance Corporal unt...

  • Marion M. Winkelbauer, 83: Creative personality who loved Bowdoin College

    BRUNSWICK — Marion M. Winkelbauer, 83, died Oct. 6, at the Parkview Memorial Hospital. Born in Kansas City, Mo., on Dec. 10, 1925, she was the daughter of James Edward Fahey and Marie McLaughlin Fahey. While living and working in Dallas, she met her future husband, Dr. Rudolf G. Winke... 1

  • Dr. John L. Myers, 60: Lifelong love of the ocean

    FREEPORT — Dr. John Lewis Myers, 60, of Salisbury Cove and Freeport, died Oct. 6 in a boating accident. He was born March 21, 1949, in Durham, N.C., the son of two doctors, Jack D. Myers and Jessica H. Lewis. In 1955 the family moved to a town outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., and h...

  • John F. Downes Jr., 91: Devoted to his wife of nearly 72 years

    PORTLAND — John Frederick Downes Jr., 91, died Oct. 6 at The Cedars Skilled Care Center after being recently diagnosed with bone cancer. Born in Portland on Aug. 19, 1918, he was the son of John Frederick and Henrietta Elizabeth (Carleton) Downes. He attended Portland schools a...