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Obituaries

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  • Theresa M. Fox, 86

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Theresa M. Fox, 86, of South Portland, died Oct. 18 at South Portland Nursing Home. She was born in Van Buren on March 3, 1928, the daughter of John and Louise (McIntosh) Tardif. She was educated in Portland schools. Fox worked at Springer’s Jewelers for...

  • James R. Wright, 95: Veteran, mechanic took pride in workmanship

    SCARBOROUGH — James R. Wright, 95, of South Portland, died peacefully Oct. 14 at Maine Veterans’ Home. Wright was born in Ashland on March 16, 1919, a son of Lloyd and Mary Olean (Thibodeau) Wright. On May 7, 1940, he married Josephine Beaulieu Wright. He proudly served ...

  • Richard E. MacDonald, 77

    BATH — Richard Earl MacDonald, 77, died Aug. 25 at Winship Green Nursing Center. Born in Bath on Nov. 18, 1931, he was the son of Francis G. and Edna C. MacDonald. In 1950 he graduated from Morse High School. From 1952 to 1954, he served in the U.S. Army and later attended...

  • Raymond E. Jacobson, 74

    CUMBERLAND — Raymond Edwin Jacobson, 74, died Sept. 11 at home with family by his side. On March 25, 1935, he was born in Worcester, Mass., a son of Helga (Nystrom) and Gustaf Jacobson. In 1954, he graduated from Millbury High School. While in high school, he excelled at basketball,...

  • Frank T. Tyson, 77

    PORTLAND — Frank Thomas Tyson, 77, of Cumberland, died Sept. 8 with family by his side. Born on Feb. 7, 1932, in Canton, Ohio, he was a son of Maxine E. (Carpenter) and Miller S. Tyson. He attended schools in Massachusetts, graduating with a bachelor's degree from Babson Coll...

  • Janis Theriault, 60

    YARMOUTH — Janis Theriault, 60, died unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 9. Born on Nov. 2, 1948, in Fort Kent, she was a daughter of Jeannette (Michaud) and Fernando Theriault. In 1967, she graduated from Fort Kent High School. She worked as an administrative assis...

  • Jane E. Collins, 47

    CUMBERLAND — Jane Elizabeth Collins, 47, died suddenly at her home on Sept. 8. A daughter of Joan and Paul Collins of Warwick, R.I., she graduated from Toll Gate High School in Warwick, R.I., the University of Maine at Orono, and Andover College in Portland. She was most recently emp...

  • Loretta E. Lakin, 85

    PORTLAND — Loretta E. "Rita" Lakin, 85, died Sept. 1 at St. Joseph's Manor. Born in Acton on Feb. 17, 1924, she was a daughter of Harold L. and Bertha M. (Danforth) Arno. After living in New Hampshire, she moved to South Portland in 1943. She was a member ...

  • Robert L. Woodbury, 71: Former chancellor of UMaine System

    FALMOUTH — Robert Louis Woodbury, 71, died at his Falmouth home on Sept. 12 after battling lymphoma. A leader in higher education and public service, his life was fully and passionately lived. "Bob was a visionary leader of the University and its impact on the ... 1

  • Alfred M. Palmer, 86

    HERNANDO, Fla. — Alfred M. Palmer, 86, died Aug. 30 at home with his children, Ronald Palmer and Pamela Spear, by his side. He was born in South Portland, a son of Walter Palmer and Kathleen Brewer Palmer and attended local schools. He married Marguerite Bachelder at his parents Sout...