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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...

  • Jason P. Atwood, 46

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jason Park Atwood, 46, son of Theodore and Joanne Atwood, died unexpectedly on Aug. 21 at his childhood home in South Portland. Atwood graduated from South Portland High School in 1986. He later attended the University of Southern Maine and earned a bachelor of scien...

  • H. Donald "Don" Cheney, 85

    FREEPORT — H. Donald "Don" Cheney, 85, died peacefully Oct. 29 surrounded by family. Born on May 26, 1924, in Auburn, N.Y., he was a son of William Warren Cheney and Ella Clark Cheney. In October 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Force and served in the 446th Bomb Gro...

  • Samuel A. Wilkinson III, 83: Attorney known for love of life, people

    CUMBERLAND — Samuel A. "Sam" Wilkinson III, 83, died Nov. 17 following an illness of several months.

  • Michelle L. Stackpole, 54: Avid Red Sox fan

    MILL VALLEY, Calif. — Michelle Lynn Stackpole, 54, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, died Nov. 7 at Marin General Hospital from a brain aneurysm. On Dec. 19, 1954, she was born in Portland on her mother's birthday, the daughter of Jerry and Joanne Mitchell Stackpole. She attended schools in...

  • Richard L. Hatch, 91: Generous philanthropist left vast legacy

    TOPSHAM — Richard L. Hatch, 91, died November 18, 2009, at his Topsham home. On Jan. 10, 1918, he was born in New York City, the son of Harold Hatch and Margaret Milliken Hatch. He graduated from the Hotchkiss School and attended Yale University, graduating in 1941. Over ...

  • Walter E. Cunningham III, 56

    BATH — Walter E. Cunningham III, 56, died Nov. 22, He was born on July 22, 1953, the son of Walter E. and Toni Cunningham. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Cunningham of Bath and his dad, Walter Cunningham Jr. of Bath. A private graveside service will be held in his honor...

  • Richard L. Barton, 81

    BRUNSWICK — Richard L. Barton, 81, died Nov. 14 at his winter home in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, where he and his wife had spent their winters since 1984. On July 12, 1928, he was born in Westbrook, a son of George Harold and Ione Ladd Barton and graduated from Westbrook High School in 1...

  • Ella S. Astle, 93: Avid Red Sox, Celtics fan

    FALMOUTH — Ella S. Astle, 93, died Nov. 21 at the Skilled Care Center at the Cedars in Portland. Born in Millinocket on Nov. 2, 1916, she was a daughter of Mitchell J. and Julia M. (Albert) Simond. She graduated from Stearns High School in 1934 and from Farmington Normal School in 1937. ...

  • Sister Mary Grace Barton, 84: Dedicated teacher at Catherine McAuley

    PORTLAND — Sister Mary Grace (Joyce) Barton, 84, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas, died Nov. 18 at Maine Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born in Bangor and attended local schools. After receiving a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College in Standish, she pursued h...