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Obituaries

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  • Gustave H. Tillman Jr., 80: Civic supporter, led Maine hotel industry

    SCARBOROUGH — Gustave H. "Gus" Tillman Jr., 80, died peacefully at home Aug. 24, surrounded by his family. Tillman was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, the son of Gustave Sr. and Anna Tillman. At age 13, he began a life-long career in the hotel industry, working at his sister’s re...

  • Paulette E. Cram, 66

    TOPSHAM — Paulette E. Cram, 66, of Westwind Drive, died Aug. 17 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Cram was born May 6, 1948, the daughter of Albert and Jeanne Michaud Levesque. A 1967 graduate of Wells ...

  • Elizabeth G. Tiemann III, 63

    SCARBOROUGH — Elizabeth Greer "Betsy" Tiemann III , 63, died Nov. 28 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House surrounded by her devoted friend, Ann, and several family members following an eight-year battle with breast cancer. She grew up in Malvern, Long Island, N.Y. and most recent...

  • 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...