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Obituaries

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  • Kirk G. Favreau, 44: Longtime Bowdoin employee touched lives of many

    TOPSHAM — Kirk G. Favreau, 44, of Topsham, died at home April 4 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was born in Portland on March 1, 1971, the son of Felix J. and Ruth H. Favreau. Kirk graduated from Mt. Ararat High School in 1989 and...

  • Jan Swinchatt, 81

    TOPSHAM — Jan Swinchatt, 81, died April 10 at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, from a severe case of interstitial lung disease. Swinchatt was born in Lewiston on June 30, 1933, to Margaret and Frank Bean. She grew up in Otisfield, attending local schools, and graduated...

  • Eugene B. Parker, 84

    FALMOUTH — Eugene B. Parker, 84, died Aug. 13 at home with his wife Tina by his side. 

  • Eric J. Hartglass, 64: Mister Bagel founder

    PORTLAND — Eric J. "Rick" Hartglass, 64, died Aug. 30 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness.

  • Mary T. Ridge, 97: Career in ice cream industry

    PORTLAND — Mary Theresa Ridge, 97, died in Portland on Aug. 26.

  • Helen W. Freise, 102: longtime member of First Congregational Church

    SACO — Helen W. Freise, 102, formerly of Scarborough, died Aug. 14 at her residence.

  • William S. Williams, 89

    BRUNSWICK — William Stanley “Stan” Williams, 89, died Aug. 21 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. On July 4, 1921, he was born in Fair Haven, Vt., a son of Robert H. and Winifred (Parry) Williams of Welsh heritage, which was a source of pride for him. After he gra...

  • Roger P. Belanger, 67: Longtime BIW machinist, Elks member

    BRUNSWICK — Roger P. Belanger, 67, died peacefully at home on Aug. 18 after a courageous battle with cancer. On May 4, 1943, he was born in Brunswick, the son of Napoleon R....

  • Hazel Libby, 79

    TOPSHAM — Hazel Libby, 79, died Aug. 18 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Jan. 12, 1931, the youngest child of Bird and Agnes Shellenbarger. At age 16, her future husband, Henry Libby, moved to the family home to work as a farmhand.  They ...

  • Dorothy M. Coombs, 95

    TOPSHAM — Dorothy M. Coombs, 95, died Aug. 19. On April 19, 1915, she was born in Brunswick, a daughter of Ernest E. Atkins, Sr. and Minnie L. Griffin Atkins and attended local schools, graduating from Brunswick High School in 1933. Prior to marrying William H. Coombs on April...