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Obituaries

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  • Ellen Elaine Holt, 62

    BRUNSWICK — Ellen Elaine Holt, 62, died April 10 at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1952, in Houlton, the daughter of Allen and Marjorie Ellen McPherson Flewelling. She married Charles Lee Holt in Brunswick on July 3, 1987. She attended Spindlworks and was involved...

  • Charles E. Johnson, 91: Army veteran, lifelong truck driver

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Charles E. Johnson, 91, died April 9 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Brewer Nov. 20, 1922, a son of Einar P. and Jennie Johnson. He graduated from Brewer High School, class of 1942. Immedia...

  • Janis Theriault, 60

    YARMOUTH — Janis Theriault, 60, died unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 9. Born on Nov. 2, 1948, in Fort Kent, she was a daughter of Jeannette (Michaud) and Fernando Theriault. In 1967, she graduated from Fort Kent High School. She worked as an administrative assis...

  • Jane E. Collins, 47

    CUMBERLAND — Jane Elizabeth Collins, 47, died suddenly at her home on Sept. 8. A daughter of Joan and Paul Collins of Warwick, R.I., she graduated from Toll Gate High School in Warwick, R.I., the University of Maine at Orono, and Andover College in Portland. She was most recently emp...

  • Loretta E. Lakin, 85

    PORTLAND — Loretta E. "Rita" Lakin, 85, died Sept. 1 at St. Joseph's Manor. Born in Acton on Feb. 17, 1924, she was a daughter of Harold L. and Bertha M. (Danforth) Arno. After living in New Hampshire, she moved to South Portland in 1943. She was a member ...

  • Robert L. Woodbury, 71: Former chancellor of UMaine System

    FALMOUTH — Robert Louis Woodbury, 71, died at his Falmouth home on Sept. 12 after battling lymphoma. A leader in higher education and public service, his life was fully and passionately lived. "Bob was a visionary leader of the University and its impact on the ... 1

  • Alfred M. Palmer, 86

    HERNANDO, Fla. — Alfred M. Palmer, 86, died Aug. 30 at home with his children, Ronald Palmer and Pamela Spear, by his side. He was born in South Portland, a son of Walter Palmer and Kathleen Brewer Palmer and attended local schools. He married Marguerite Bachelder at his parents Sout...

  • Gladys Coffin Rikert, 88: Avid traveler, World War II cryptographer

    PORTLAND — Gladys Coffin Rikert, 88, died Aug. 31 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. 

  • Frederic W. Ecker Jr., 85

    TOPSHAM — Frederic Worrall Ecker Jr., 85, died Sept. 5 at Parkview Adventist Hospital. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., on Dec. 31, 1923, he was a son of Frederick Worrall and Barbara (Hoyt) Ecker. In 1942, he graduated from Middlesex School in Concord, Mass. During World War II, h...

  • Edwin Fenimore, 82

    TOPSHAM — Edwin Fenimore, 82, died Sept. 5 at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth. Born on Sept. 30, 1926, in Saddle River, N.J., he was a son of Matthew and Mary (Seeberger) Fenimore. As a child, he and his family moved to Maine where they started a family farm in Topsham. He attend...