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Obituaries

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  • Peter E. Anania, 85: City's first rescue squad leader helped build neighborhood business

    PORTLAND — Peter Emery Anania, 85, died July 31, surrounded by his family. Anania was born April 2, 1930, and survived polio at a young age. The disease affected his life profoundly, weakening his legs and lungs. But he lived with grace  and dignity, sharing his love of life wit...

  • Mary C. Pickering, 92

    PORTLAND — Mary C. Pickering, 92, of Virginia Street, died Aug. 1 at her home. She was born in Portland on April 17, 1923, a daughter of Edward C. and Elizabeth A. (Carter) Harrigan. She attended local schools and graduated from Portland High School in the class of 1941. Mary ...

  • Charles E. Lambert, 92: Lobsterman, longtime Food Bank volunteer

    FALMOUTH — Captain Charles Erling Lambert, 92, of Portland, died peacefully April 27 at Falmouth By the Sea, following a 10-year decline brought on by dementia.

  • James J. Jordan, 84

    NAPLES, Fla. — James J. Jordan, 84, of Cape Elizabeth and Naples, Fla., died April 14 in Naples from complications of a stroke. On Nov. 6, 1925, he was born in Hartford, Conn., to Ernest F. and Florence Jordan. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and took part in th...

  • John T. Flaherty, Sr., 92: Former Scarborough police chief, town councilor

    SCARBOROUGH — John Thomas Flaherty, Sr., 92, died April 19 at his home with loving family by his side. Born in Portland on Aug. 9, 1917, a son of Edward A. Sr. and Mary Ann (Lee) Flaherty, he attended local schools, and graduated from Portland High School in 1935. He attended ...

  • Charles L. Burgess Jr., 81: Grocer who delighted in helping others

    BATH — Charles L. Burgess Jr., 81, died peacefully April 24 following a long and full life. Born in Bath July 26, 1928, he was a son of Charles and Louise Holbrook Burgess. While growing up, he was very active in sports and played football, basketball and baseball. Afte...

  • Rodney G. Cook, 69

    BRUNSWICK — Rodney G. Cook, 69, died peacefully from lung cancer on April 17 with his wife Sheryl by his side.

  • Michael I. Atwood, 51

    TOPSHAM — Michael I. Atwood, 51, died unexpectedly April 22 at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford.

  • Ellen H. Burnell, 92: Enjoyed cooing for family

    BRIDGTON — Ellen Harney Burnell, 92, died peacefully April 20 at Bridgton Health Care Center. Born in West Virginia May 17, 1917, she was the daughter of Rose Hazelton and Thomas Harney. Her hobbies included reading, sewing and baking. She especially loved to cook for her fami...

  • Kathleen F. Dennison, 74: Longtime nurse at Maine Med

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Kathleen F. "Kathy" Dennison, 74, died peacefully with family by her side April 18.