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Obituaries

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  • Robert S. Crewe, 83: Legendary singer, songwriter, transformed pop music

    SCARBOROUGH — Robert "Bob" S. Crewe, known for writing some of the biggest hit songs from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, died peacefully Sept. 11 at a Scarborough nursing facility, with his brother, Dan Crewe, by his side. Crewe was the creator, often with a collaborator, of top hits in...

  • John Cakouros, 89: Longtime teacher, coach, gave to his community

    BATH — John Cakouros, 89, died Sept. 5 at Winship Green Nursing Home, in Bath. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 12, 1925, the son of Cleomenes and Kay Cakouros. He attended Brooklyn schools, and graduated from Boys High School in 1943. During World War II, Cakouros ...

  • Carolyn Laura Browne Bolles, 84

    HARPSWELL — Carolyn Laura Browne Bolles, 84, of Great Island, died May 17 following a long illness. Born in Cambridge, Mass. on July 26, 1924, she was the daughter of Arthur S. and Marjorie (Chalmers) Browne. She graduated from Colby College in in 1948. In 1959, she...

  • Robert K. Wilson, 83

    TOPSHAM — Robert K. Wilson, 83, died May 25 at his home. He was born in Mt. Vernon Nov. 8, 1925, a son of Joseph H. and Nellie E. (French) Wilson, and attended Richmond schools. He worked at the Brunswick Naval Air Station for 33 years as a pipe fitter, and in plumbing and heatin...

  • Mary E. Libby, 97

    BATH — Mary E. Libby, 97, died May 25 at Hill House. In 1930, she graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School and later from the University of Maine, Orono in 1963. For 25 years, she taught in Boothbay and Brunswick area schools. She was a member of Berean Baptist C...

  • Margaret J. Joyce Concannon, 86: Longtime soup kitchen volunteer

    PORTLAND — Margaret J. "Peggy" Joyce Concannon, 86, died May 24 surrounded by her family at Maine Medical Center from complications due to pneumonia. She was born in Portland on Jan. 22, 1923, a daughter of Michael Joyce and Delia (Duffy) Joyce. In 1941, she graduated...

  • Diane P. Onos, 71: Family was a source of joy, pride

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Diane Prescott Onos, 71, died at home surrounded by family on May 18. She was born on Jan. 25, 1938, in Madison, N.H., the daughter of Martin and Helen Marguerite Prescott. She was a graduate of Lynn English High School in Lynn, Mass. In 1958, she ...

  • Eugene Hamrick, 74

    BRUNSWICK — Eugene "Gene" Hamrick, 74, died at home on May 11 surrounded by family. He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Kingmont, W.Va., a son of Vilis and Beulah (Drake) Hamrick and attended local schools. On Nov. 2, 1957, he married Dixie Thorne. After serving ...

  • Dorene L. Cheney, 64

    BOWDOIN — Dorene L. Cheney, 64, died May 15 at her home. She was born in Waterville on Dec. 3, 1944, a daughter of George and Leola (Wyman) Dugheria. After graduating from Winslow High School, she received nurse's training. She worked for Waterville Osteopathic Hospital for sev...

  • Grace A. Leeman, 76: Consummate teacher, enjoyed boating

    ORR'S ISLAND — Grace Ann Leeman, 76, died May 16 after a long fight with Parkinson's disease. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Maine at Farmington. She taught in public school and also spent time teaching outside the classroom, includin...