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Obituaries

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  • Douglas A. Hall, 71

    SCARBOROUGH — Douglas A. Hall, 71, of Robinson Road, died Dec. 6 at his home. Hall was born in Portland on April 1, 1943, a son of Leslie A. and Christine O. (Hawkes) Hall. He attended Portland schools and graduated from Deering High school, with the Class of 1961. He continued his e...

  • Oakley R. Sanborn, 96: His musical ability brought joy to others

    SCARBOROUGH — Oakley Roland Sanborn, 96, died peacefully Dec. 10 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, surrounded by his family. He was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Cape Elizabeth to Alice May (Marriner) Sanborn and Arthur Lee Sanborn. He graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School, and ...

  • Pamela A. Given, 50

    BRUNSWICK — Pamela A. Given, 50, died Aug. 3 at her home. Born at Camp Lejun, N.C., on May 11, 1959, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Doris A. (Campbell) Given. She graduated from Brunswick High School and worked as a first class welder at Bath Iron Works. Her h...

  • Jean F. Davis, 99: Enjoyed Scrabble, travel, bird-watching

    BRUNSWICK — Jean Farjeon Davis, 99, died Aug. 2 at the Skolfield House. She was born in East Orange, N.J., on Sept. 7, 1909, a daughter of Harry and Grace (Thorn) Farjeon. She lived in Ossining, N.Y., and Paris. She and her late husband, John E. Davis, were both ardent bird-watch...

  • Rita C. Frasch, 68

    TOPSHAM — Rita C. Frasch, 68, died Aug. 1 at her home after battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome since April 2006. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 29, 1940, the daughter of James and Teresa (Pera) Caudell and attended Memphis schools. On Feb. 14, 1959, she married Robert W. Frasc...

  • Gertrude U. Peabody, 87

    BRUNSWICK — Gertrude U. Peabody, 87, of Topsham, died Aug. 4 at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Brunswick, March 6, 1922, the daughter of Ludger and Yvonne Paradis. After attending schools in Waterville and Brunswick, she graduated from Brunswick High School in 1939...

  • Walter E. Waitkun, 85: Avid golfer, decorated war veteran

    FALMOUTH — Walter E. Waitkun, 85, died July 30 at his home. On Jan. 9, 1924, he was born in Providence, R.I., son of John and Mary (Korkuc) Waitkun. While growing up in Providence, he attended local schools, graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1942. He later attended Dea...

  • Jean B. Leonberger, 93

    FREEPORT — Jean B. Leonberger, 93, of Yarmouth, died July 26 in Freeport. On March 10, 1916, she was born in Washington, D.C., a daughter of Margaret (Ritchie) and Nevell Buckingham. She attended local schools and graduated from Wilson Teachers College. During W...

  • E. Wesley O'Neill Jr., 95

    PORTLAND — E Wesley O'Neill Jr., 95, of Falmouth, died July 31 at The Cedars Rehabilitation Center in Portland. He was born in Philadelphia, son of E. Wesley O'Neill and Lillian Wall O'Neill. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University, and taught ...

  • Leonard J. Regan, 90: Lifelong Libby Town resident

    PORTLAND — Leonard James Regan, 90, died Aug. 1 at home surrounded by his loving family. On May 18, 1919, he was born in Portland, a son of Charles P. and Mary E. (Gillis) Regan. He attended local schools, graduating from Cheverus High School and later from Shaw's Business College. ...