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Obituaries

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  • Louis A. Atripaldi, 77: Longtime resident loved Maine fishing

    PORTLAND — Louis Alphonso Atripaldi, 77, of Portland and Fort Meyers, Florida, died with his family at his side in Fort Meyers on July 12. Atripaldi was born in Portland on Jan. 26, 1937, a son of Vincenzo and Mary Atripaldi. He lived most of his life in Portland. In 1958, he married...

  • Frances A. Plain, 79

    PORTLAND — Frances A. Plain, 79, of Pocomoke City, Maryland, and formerly of Portland, died July 12. Born July 20, 1934, in Portland, she was a daughter of William Dorr Smith and Gladys Maude Barter Smith Dyer. A longtime resident of Portland's East End, Plain was a devout Cat...

  • Thomas A. Golding, 78

    SCARBOROUGH — Thomas A. "Tom" Golding, 78, of North Yarmouth died Dec. 1 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House with his wife Jeanne by his side. On Dec. 8, 1930, he was born in Falmouth, a son of William B. and Lillian Smith Golding. After graduating from Freeport High Sc...

  • Gary M. Wilson, 48: Longtime Hannaford employee, avid gardener

    SCARBOROUGH — Gary Maynard Wilson, 48, of Falmouth, died at Gosnell Memorial Hospice on Nov. 25 after a brief illness. On July 16, 1961, he was born in Portland, the youngest son of Norma Aaskov Wilson and Carroll M. Wilson Sr. He attended Falmouth schools, graduating in 1980. ...

  • Robert J. Packer Sr., 70: Former American Cancer Society executive director

    ESTERO, Fla. — Robert J. "Bob" Packer Sr., 70, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, died peacefully on Nov. 24 with his family at his side. He was born on May 9, 1939, a son of Joseph and Mary Packer. He grew up in Pennsylvania and at age 15 became an active volunteer firefighter w...

  • Robert J. Packer Sr., 70: Former American Cancer Society executive director

    ESTERO, Fla. — Robert J. "Bob" Packer Sr., 70, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, died peacefully on Nov. 24 with his family at his side. He was born on May 9, 1939, a son of Joseph and Mary Packer. He grew up in Pennsylvania and at age 15 became an active volunteer firefighter w...

  • Elizabeth K. “Betty” Skillings, 92

    BRUNSWICK — Elizabeth K. "Betty" Skillings, 92, died Nov. 26 at Mere Point Nursing Home in Brunswick. On May 23, 1917, she was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., the daughter of Edward James Kroegher and Mabel Eccles Conway Kroegher and attended local schools. In 1939 she graduated...

  • Marie-Anne L. Favreau, 66

    BATH — Marie-Anne L. Favreau, 66, died Nov. 30 at her home with her children by her side after a four-year battle with cancer. Born in Brunswick on Sept. 7, 1943, she was a daughter of Mary Morin Racine and Gerard Racine and attended local schools. She attended Gorham State Teachers...

  • John B. Long, 85

    BRUNSWICK — John B. Long, 85, died Nov. 24 at Bodwell Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brunswick. He was born on Nov. 19, 1924, in Corona, Calif.. After graduating from Riverside City College, he served in the U.S. Navy and fought in many battles at Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, as wel...

  • Dorothy B. (Doughty) Black, 91: Former Orr’s Island postmaster

    ORR'S ISLAND — Dorothy Bernice Doughty Black, 91, died while sleeping at her home Nov. 14. On July 21, 1918, she was born on Bailey Island, the daughter of G.W. "Wash" Doughty and Jennie Palmer Munsey Doughty. She married Ralph H. Black on Jan. 30, 1941. Their home on Orr...