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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...

  • Karen E. Whalen, 67

    HARPSWELL — Karen Ellen Whalen, 67, of Harpswell and Clifton, Va., died peacefully Sept. 26 at her summer home in Harpswell of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.  

  • Joan McCabe, 76: Accomplished artist, valued family above all

    BATH — Joan “Joanna” McCabe, 76, died Sept. 25 at Winship Green Nursing Home.  

  • Maureen E. Ballenger, 54: Falmouth special ed teacher

    PORTLAND — Maureen Elizabeth "Moe" Ballenger, 54, of Yarmouth, died unexpectedly Sept. 19.  

  • Edward W. Doherty Jr., 74: Long career with U.S. Postal Service

    PORTLAND — Edward W. "Ed" Doherty Jr., 74, a lifelong resident of Munjoy Hill, died Sept. 20 at his home.

  • Mable A. McLellan, 94

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mable A. McLellan, 94, died Sept. 17 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

  • Louise M. Farrington, 90

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Louise M. Farrington, 90, died Sept. 10 at The Village Crossings. On Dec. 1, 1919, she was born in Machiasport, a daughter of Captain Edwin P. and Gracie M. (Clark) Pettegrow. After she graduated from Washington Academy in 1937, she moved to South Portland whe...

  • Cheryl A. Desmond, 55

    BRUNSWICK — Cheryl Ann Desmond, 55, formerly of Sabattus, died  unexpectedly Sept. 18 at her home.

  • Janine B. Glynn Bessey, 47

    TOPSHAM — Janine Beverly Glynn "Neenie" Bessey, 47, died unexpectedly Sept. 18. Born in Bangor, July 28, 1963, a daughter of Bev Webster and John Glynn, she grew up in South Harpswell and attended local schools, Mt. Ararat High School, and Maine Vocational Region 10. She lived...