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Obituaries

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  • Hazel June Dyer, 94: Descendant of Maine pioneers loved to sew

    FREEPORT — Hazel June Dyer, 94, died July 16 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center in Brunswick, where she was attended by family members during an illness. Previously, she was a resident of Webster Commons in Freeport. Dyer was born in 1920 near Frankfort, one of six children and the...

  • Phyllis M. Hatch, 95: Vaudeville performer loved theater, family

    PORTLAND — Phyllis Margaret Hatch, 95, of Portland, died peacefully on July 23. She was born in Portland on July 29, 1918, to George and Mary (McGahey) Crangle. She attended local schools. In her younger years, Hatch and her husband toured the country as part of a vaudeville a...

  • Barbara Speirs Pendleton, 74

    YARMOUTH — Barbara Speirs Pendleton, 74, of Yarmouth and Islesboro, died unexpectedly at her home on May 30.

  • Harold W. Melvin, 87

    SCARBOROUGH — Harold W. Melvin, 87, of Piper Shores Retirement Community, died May 25 after a short illness. On May 21, 1922, he was born in Boston, son of Harold W. Sr., and Jessie S. Melvin.  He was a graduate of Harvard University, Harvard Divinity School, the Epis...

  • Kenneth C. Cary, 84

    ORR'S ISLAND — Kenneth C. Cary, 84, died May 22. On Feb. 27, 1925, he was born to William and Helen Cary in Newark, N.J.

  • Lucy Ann Neron, 72

    TOPSHAM — Lucy Ann Neron, 72, died May 25 at her home with family by her side after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Brunswick, on Aug. 10, 1936, the daughter of Clementine V. Cloutier and attended Brunswick Schools. On Feb. 19, 1954, she married Louis J. Neron. ...

  • John E. "Ted" Bear Jr., 66: Career lobsterman, awarded Golden V-Notch Award

    ORR'S ISLAND — John E. "Ted" Bear Jr., 66, died May 29 at his home after a brief battle with cancer. On April 17, 1943, he was born in Brunswick, a son of John Edwin Sr., and Ruth Eleanor (Leeman) Bear. He attended schools in Tampa, Fla., and graduated from Florida S...

  • Oscar H. King Jr., 63

    BRUNSWICK — Oscar Henry King Jr., 63, died May 31 at his home. He was born in Bath on Jan. 31, 1939, the son of Oscar H. Sr., and Georgia E. (Pinkham) King. On Aug. 30, 1962, he married Donna G. Ambrose. For more than 50 years, he worked at Bath Iron Works as a main...

  • Margaret Rogers Larrabee, 96

    FREEPORT — Margaret Rogers Larrabee, 96, died May 22 at Hawthorne House. She was born in Topsham, June 3, 1912, the daughter of Percy and Annie (Rogers) Marriner. She graduated from Brunswick High School. On Aug. 30, 1931, she married Walter W. Larrabee. ...

  • Gordon F. Adams, 79: Lifelong passion for the arts

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Gordon Franklin Adams, 79, died peacefully at his home on June 1. On Feb. 11, 1930, he was born in Portland, son of George Franklin and Marion (Wentworth) Adams. He graduated from Deering High School in 1948; Portland Junior College in 1950; and University of...