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Obituaries

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  • Stanley B. Sylvester, 90: Physician was busy volunteer, entrepreneur in retirement

    TOPSHAM — Stanley B. Sylvester, 90, of The Highlands in Topsham, died April 10 after a brief illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Allan W. and Dora H. Sylvester, and grew up near Woodfords Corner. In 1942, he graduated from Deering High School, where he excelled as a mem...

  • Elsie E. Brown, 94

    HARPSWELL — Elsie E. Brown, 94, of Cundy’s Harbor, died April 11, surrounded by her daughters. She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in West Point, the twelfth child of Herman Sr. and Inez (Gilliam) Smith. She grew up in West Point and attended Phippsburg schools. She married...

  • 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...

  • David R. Snow, 77: Known for helping others, worked for Red Cross

    FALMOUTH — David Roger Snow, 77, died Aug. 16 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.  

  • Rev. Richard C. McCarthy, Jr., 75: Former Portland priest

    PORTLAND — Rev. Richard C. McCarthy, Jr., 75, died Aug. 14 at Saint Joseph's Manor, where he resided for the past several years.   

  • Karen B. Clarke, 85

    YARMOUTH — Karen Brown Clarke, 85, died Aug. 6 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. In 1925 she was born in her grandparents’ house in Portland, a daughter of Mary Fletcher Brown and Simmons Brown. She graduated from the Waynflete School in Portland and Smi...

  • Ansel N. Tupper, 81: Avid sailor, devoted to family

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ansel Norton "Tup" Tupper, 81, deeply loved by his family and respected by his friends, died Aug. 9. He was born in Concord, N.H., on Aug. 26, 1928, to Dorothy Wing Daggett and Harold Fisk Tupper of South Berwick, a situation that led him to playfully claim dual citi...

  • Irving D. Fisher, 92: Respected scholar, USM professor

    BRUNSWICK — Irving D. Fisher died July 22 at the age of 92.   

  • Arthur J. Johansen, 79

    BATH — Arthur John Johansen, 79, died peacefully at home Aug. 11 with his family by his side.