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Obituaries

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  • Linda M.L. Polkey, 67

    FALMOUTH — Linda Marie Larrabee Polkey, 67, of Falmouth, died Jan. 12 after a short illness at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarbrough, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Portland on Aug. 22, 1947, the daughter of Rose (Villacci) and Allen Larrabee.

  • Robert W. Scarlata, 77: Physician was always 'on call,' never stopped learning

    YARMOUTH — Robert William Scarlata, 77, of Yarmouth, died suddenly on Jan. 12. Scarlata was born in Boston on Aug. 26, 1937. He enjoyed dancing, and at one time was the jitterbug champion of the city. But from a young age, he loved figuring out how things "worked." He spent many...

  • Charles E. Lambert, 92: Lobsterman, longtime Food Bank volunteer

    FALMOUTH — Captain Charles Erling Lambert, 92, of Portland, died peacefully April 27 at Falmouth By the Sea, following a 10-year decline brought on by dementia.

  • James J. Jordan, 84

    NAPLES, Fla. — James J. Jordan, 84, of Cape Elizabeth and Naples, Fla., died April 14 in Naples from complications of a stroke. On Nov. 6, 1925, he was born in Hartford, Conn., to Ernest F. and Florence Jordan. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and took part in th...

  • John T. Flaherty, Sr., 92: Former Scarborough police chief, town councilor

    SCARBOROUGH — John Thomas Flaherty, Sr., 92, died April 19 at his home with loving family by his side. Born in Portland on Aug. 9, 1917, a son of Edward A. Sr. and Mary Ann (Lee) Flaherty, he attended local schools, and graduated from Portland High School in 1935. He attended ...

  • Rodney G. Cook, 69

    BRUNSWICK — Rodney G. Cook, 69, died peacefully from lung cancer on April 17 with his wife Sheryl by his side.

  • Michael I. Atwood, 51

    TOPSHAM — Michael I. Atwood, 51, died unexpectedly April 22 at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford.

  • Charles L. Burgess Jr., 81: Grocer who delighted in helping others

    BATH — Charles L. Burgess Jr., 81, died peacefully April 24 following a long and full life. Born in Bath July 26, 1928, he was a son of Charles and Louise Holbrook Burgess. While growing up, he was very active in sports and played football, basketball and baseball. Afte...

  • Ellen H. Burnell, 92: Enjoyed cooing for family

    BRIDGTON — Ellen Harney Burnell, 92, died peacefully April 20 at Bridgton Health Care Center. Born in West Virginia May 17, 1917, she was the daughter of Rose Hazelton and Thomas Harney. Her hobbies included reading, sewing and baking. She especially loved to cook for her fami...

  • Kathleen F. Dennison, 74: Longtime nurse at Maine Med

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Kathleen F. "Kathy" Dennison, 74, died peacefully with family by her side April 18.