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Obituaries

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  • Roberta D. Cline, 81

    YARMOUTH — Roberta Duggan Cline, 81, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 13. Cline was born in Portland on Oct. 1, 1932, the daughter of Dautt M. and Florence L. (Rollins) Duggan, of Falmouth. She was also the stepdaughter of Everett F. Burnell. She attended Falmouth schools, graduated from Falm...

  • 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...

  • Warren L. Blackwell, 84

    BRUNSWICK — Warren Low Blackwell, 84, died May 9 after a brief illness. He was born on Jan. 6, 1925, in Portland, a son of Earl P. and Carolyn Louise (Crawford) Blackwell. He attended Yarmouth schools and graduated from North Yarmouth Academy.

  • Philip A. Day, 83: Creator of 'Looney-Lagoon'

    WEST BATH — Philip A. Day, 83, died May 9 in Lewiston. He was born in Bath on July 31, 1925, a son of Stewart H. Sr. and Frances V. (Gilman) Day. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. As a memb...

  • Alicia J. McCarthy, 95: Former houseparent at Maine Youth Center

    PORTLAND — Alicia J. McCarthy, 95, formerly of South Portland, died May 9 at Seventy-Five State Street with family by her side. She was born in Portland on June 11, 1913, the daughter of John W. and Catherine (Fitzpatrick) Silke. After graduating from Cathedral High School in 1...

  • James "Roy" Small, 94

    YARMOUTH — James "Roy" Small, 94, died May 6 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough after a decade of declining health. He was born in Waltham, Mass., on Feb. 12, 1915, a son of Thomas and Jeanette (McLea) Small. As a young boy, he worked on his father's dairy far...

  • Robert E. Nelson, 21

    PORTLAND — Robert Eben Nelson, 21, of Yarmouth, died April 28. He was born on Aug. 22, 1987, in Brunswick, the son of John Baldwin Nelson and Janice Ellen MacCormack. He was passionate about music and was an extraordinary musician, mastering multiple instruments over...

  • Robert S. Prindall, 78

    FREEPORT — Robert Steven Prindall, 78, died at home on May 5 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Portland on April 22, 1931, a son of Ernest and Christine (Bernier) Prindall and attended Brunswick schools. He was a self-employed fisherman for most of his life. Hi...

  • William N. Farwell, 94: Longtime career at Greely Institute

    FREEPORT — William N. "Bill" Farwell, 94, died May 8 at Maine Medical Center. He was born on May 5, 1915, in Unity, son of Almond Farwell and E. Maude Farwell. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Maine in 1936. After...

  • Walter S. Wynne Jr., 79: 40 years in newspaper business

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Walter S. "Charlie" Wynne Jr., 79, died May 5 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House after a long illness. He was born in Portland on Oct. 5, 1929, son of Walter and Alice Wynne. In 1947, he graduated from Portland High School. He served in the...