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Obituaries

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  • Merlin A. White, 75

    SCARBOROUGH — Merlin A. White died peacefully at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough on July 19, following a battle with cancer. White was born Oct. 12, 1938, in Ludlow, the son of Cyril and Velma White. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1963. White married...

  • Gaetano A. Viola, 92: Veteran, fished for more than 50 years

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Gaetano "Kita" Anthony Viola died July 15 at his home in South Portland, with his family by his side. Born Dec. 3, 1921, in Portland, Gaetano was the son of Saverio and Filomena (Rossini) Viola. He grew up in Portland's “Little Italy” neighborhood on Newb...

  • Florence A. Bartlett, 85

    TOPSHAM — Florence A. Bartlett, 85, died Oct. 11 at her home surrounded by her family and long-time friend, Margaret "Pinky" Karawowski. On Feb. 9, 1924, she was born in Yarmouth, the daughter of Lawrence and Lucy Richards DeRoche, and attended Yarmouth schools. On Oct. 11, ...

  • Doris A. White, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Doris A. White, 91, died Oct. 9 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. On Feb. 13, 1918, she was born in Bath, the daughter of Albert G. and Emily Gaudet Losier. She graduated from Morse High School in 1936. On May 29, 1942, she married Horatio White and made th...

  • Robert W. Powers. 70

    BRUNSWICK — Robert W. Powers. 70, died Oct. 6 at Mid Coast Hospital. Born in Boston on Oct. 18, 1938, he was the son of John and Margaret McPhee Powers. After attending Dorchester schools, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1956 where he served honorably as a Lance Corporal unt...

  • Marion M. Winkelbauer, 83: Creative personality who loved Bowdoin College

    BRUNSWICK — Marion M. Winkelbauer, 83, died Oct. 6, at the Parkview Memorial Hospital. Born in Kansas City, Mo., on Dec. 10, 1925, she was the daughter of James Edward Fahey and Marie McLaughlin Fahey. While living and working in Dallas, she met her future husband, Dr. Rudolf G. Winke... 1

  • Dr. John L. Myers, 60: Lifelong love of the ocean

    FREEPORT — Dr. John Lewis Myers, 60, of Salisbury Cove and Freeport, died Oct. 6 in a boating accident. He was born March 21, 1949, in Durham, N.C., the son of two doctors, Jack D. Myers and Jessica H. Lewis. In 1955 the family moved to a town outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., and h...

  • John F. Downes Jr., 91: Devoted to his wife of nearly 72 years

    PORTLAND — John Frederick Downes Jr., 91, died Oct. 6 at The Cedars Skilled Care Center after being recently diagnosed with bone cancer. Born in Portland on Aug. 19, 1918, he was the son of John Frederick and Henrietta Elizabeth (Carleton) Downes. He attended Portland schools a...

  • Scott W. Norton, 53: Shared special bond with son Nicholas

    SCARBOROUGH — Scott Wilson Norton, 53, died Sept. 19 from complications of Parkinson's disease.    He was born in 1956 in Madison and graduated from Madison High School in 1974. He attended the University of Maine at Orono, where he met his future wife, Lisa Oransky, in 1975. They ...

  • Frances C. Nichols, 90: Keen interest in Asian culture, languages

    BATH — Frances C. Nichols, 90, formerly of Northampton, Mass., died Sept. 30 at Winship Green Nursing Center. Born in Hartford, Conn., on Nov. 26, 1918, she was a daughter of Reginald and Frances Demarest. She attended Wellesley College, Simmons College School of Nursing and the Uni...