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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...

  • Holly L. Doherty, 47

    BATH — Holly L. Doherty, 47, died unexpectedly in Farmingdale on Sept. 7. Doherty was born on Dec. 20, 1966, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, to Paul and Shirley (Day) Lindahl. The family soon moved to Maine, and she was raised in Arrowsic. Doherty attended Bath schools, and by ...

  • Roger L. Belanger, 84: Passion for trains, model building

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Roger L. Belanger, 84,  died April 23. He was born in Westbrook, Feb. 8, 1925, the son of Emile J. and Doris (Buotte) Belanger. After attending Westbrook schools, he joined the U.S. Army in February, 1943, serving in the European Theatre of Operatio...

  • Florence B. Seaman, 90

    WEST BATH — Florence B. Seaman, 90, died April 23 at Winship Green Nursing Center surrounded by her family. She was born in Boston on June 28, 1918, a daughter of Elmer and Barbara (Smith) Judkins, and was educated in Boston area schools. On March 5, 1937, she married Harry Berry...

  • Barbara E. Hillman, 64

    ORR'S ISLAND — Barbara E. Hillman, 64, died April 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada on July 8, 1944, the daughter of Alvah and Frances (Grant) Hall. After graduating from Calais High School, she attended the University...

  • Janice M. Bondeson, 71: Lifelong love of classical music

    YARMOUTH — Janice Marie Bondeson died April 15 after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was born on March 11, 1938, in Freeport, Ill., daughter of Clifford E. and Dorothy L. (Kencke) Gartman. As a child, she discovered classical music and it became a lifelong ...

  • Edmund Bennett Gomes, Sr., 88: Great affection for Casco Bay Islands

    PORTLAND — Edmund Bennett Gomes Sr., 88, died on April 23 surrounded by family after battling cancer.

  • Jessie (Frease) Steele, 91: Lifetime spent enjoying outdoors

    SCARBOROUGH — Jessie "Jed" Frease Steele died April 14 surrounded by family at Piper Shores. She was born in Canton, Ohio on Sept. 11, 1917, daughter of Pauline Rider Frease and William A. Frease. She graduated from the Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland and Briarcliff ...

  • Edward Torrey Sr., 76

    BRUNSWICK — Edward Torrey Sr., 76, died April 13 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Bath on March 14, 1933, a son of J. Haviland and Bernice (Worrey) Torrey. In 1952, he graduated from Morse High School and subsequently served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

  • Doris Lane Dunham, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Doris Lane Dunham, 88, died April 18 at Parkview Medical Center. She was born in Wellington on Sept. 11, 1920, the daughter of Calvin H. and Grace (Pike) Lane and attended Harmony High School. She moved to Brunswick in 1942 and worked for various employers over the ye...