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Obituaries

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  • Norman L. Smith, 93: Lifelong North Yarmouth resident served nation, town

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Norman L. Smith, 93, a lifelong resident of the town who traced his roots to its original settlers and even to the Mayflower, died Oct. 9. He was born in North Yarmouth on July 21, 1921, the son of Lester F. and Mildred Leighton Smith. Smith graduated in 1939 fr...

  • George J. Willhoite, 92

    FALMOUTH — George Jay Willhoite, 92, of Falmouth, a U.S. Army veteran who survived some of the fiercest fighting of World War II, died Oct. 15. Willhoite was born March 13, 1922, in Sac City, Iowa, the second son of George Buford Willhoite and Mabel Trumbauer Willhoite. A...

  • Michael J. Foley: Boilermaker, loving father

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael Joseph Foley, 47, died unexpectedly at his home on July 20. He was born in Portland, a son of Joseph Luke and Gertrude Anne (Clarke) Foley. He attended local schools, including Cheverus High School and Portland High School, and enjoyed playing basketball and ...

  • Everett P. Pope, 90

    BATH — Everett Parker Pope, 90, died July 16, 2009 at Hill House. Born in Milton, Mass., on July 16, 1919, he was the son of Laurence E. Pope and Ruth (Parker) Pope. He attended local schools and graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Bowdoin College. After graduat...

  • Rachel Erin Mooney, 25: Enthusiasm for life could light up room

    BRUNSWICK — Rachel Erin Mooney, 25, died July 13 at Central Maine Medical Center from injuries sustained in a car accident. On April 21, 1984, she was born in Portland, the daughter of John T. and Nancy A. (Hughes) Mooney. After graduating from the Maine School of Science and Mathem...

  • Mary A. Cooke, 78: Known for her kindness, zest for life

    YARMOUTH — Mary A. Cooke, 78, died July 16 after a long illness. She was born in Cumberland Center, daughter of Alfred and Mildred Skillin Cates. Educated In local schools, she graduated from Deering High School. She married Robert C. "Bob" Cooke, and hap...

  • Thomas Froncek, 66: Author, explorer who delighted in doing good

    PORTLAND — Thomas Froncek, 66, died July 8. On July 30, 1942, he was born in Milwaukee, son of Alice and Walter Froncek. While attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison he worked as a stringer for the Milwaukee Journal. After he graduated with a bachelor's degree in journal...

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  • Myrna Benoit, 77

    BRUNSWICK — Myrna Benoit, 77, a Durham resident for 48 years, died July 11 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Harrison on Jan. 30, 1932, a daughter of Harry and Nettie Edson Kimball, and attended local schools. She married Robert P. Benoit in Norway on Nov. 26, 1958. For mos...

  • Ronald W. Bartlett Sr., 68: BIW machinist for 36 years

    BRUNSWICK — Ronald W. Bartlett Sr., 68, died July 9 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Houlton on Oct. 30, 1940, the son of Wilbert M. and Frances F. Bartlett. After graduating from Hampden Academy, he completed an apprenticeship program at Bath Iron Works, and worked in the...