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Obituaries

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  • Ralph C. Powers, 84: 'Mr. Fix It' served his country

    PORTLAND — Ralph C. Powers, 84, of Portland, died peacefully Sept. 17 at his home. Powers was born in Portland on Dec. 10, 1929, the son of Alfred and Beryl (Brown) Powers. He attended Portland High School, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard, construc...

  • Raymond C. Hill, 74: Talented mechanic could fix 'just about anything'

    SCARBOROUGH — Raymond Clayton Hill, 74, of Scarborough, died Sept. 10, with his wife, Judy, by his side. Hill was born Dec. 20, 1939, in Fryeburg, the son of Fred and Adelaide (Mann) Hill. He was raised in Fryeburg and attended Fryeburg Academy. At age 18, he started working a...

  • Blanche M. (Small) Cook, 107, Scarborough's oldest resident, holder of Boston Post Cane

    SCARBOROUGH — Blanche Marvette (Small) Cook, 107, Scarborough's oldest resident and holder of the Boston Post Cane, died in Portland on June 7 after a brief illness. She was born in Nashua, N.H., on Oct. 13, 1901, the oldest of five children born to Lillian and Joseph Small. She...

  • Priscilla R. Williams, 86: Passionate about horses

    BRUNSWICK — Priscilla R. Williams, 86, formerly of Sherman, died June 1 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. She was born in Merrill on Jan. 8, 1923, daughter of Wendell D. and Barbara M. (Rockwell) Corliss. In 1939, she graduated from Sherman High School and later graduated from...

  • Ruby Marie Springer, 96

    BRUNSWICK — Ruby Marie Springer, 96, died June 7 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. She was born in Wellington on May 31, 1913, the daughter of Charles and Miriam (Oikle) Faulkner. In 1932, She married John A. Springer in Monmouth, where they lived for 60 years before retirin...

  • Douglas S. Reil, 38

    TOPSHAM — Douglas S. Reil, 38, died June 3 at his home. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 5, 1970, the son of Norman D. and Joan C. (Balestra) Reil. After graduating from Lisbon High School in 1988, he owned and operated Reil Painting. His hobbies included fishi...

  • Nancy A. Wagner, 61

    BRUNSWICK — Nancy A. Wagner, 61, died June 3 at her sister's home in Brunswick. She was born in Brunswick on April 22, 1948, a daughter of Anthony F. and Angela M. (Burgio) Gagne. After attending local schools, she graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Maine ...

  • Marvin A. Clifford, 72

    TOPSHAM — Marvin Arnold Clifford, 72, died June 1 at his home. He was born in Augusta on May 20, 1937, the son of Guy and Beatrice (Tunks) Clifford. In 1956, he graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School and two years later graduated from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Inst...

  • Joseph H. "Peter" Madore, 87

    FREEPORT — Joseph Henry "Peter" Madore, 87, died June 3. He was born on July 10, 1921, in Wallagrass, the eighth child of 13 to George and Alice (Charette) Madore. In 1936, he joined the National Guard. When World War II began, he joined the U.S. Army and was station...

  • Barbara Speirs Pendleton, 74

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