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  • Linda M.L. Polkey, 67

    FALMOUTH — Linda Marie Larrabee Polkey, 67, of Falmouth, died Jan. 12 after a short illness at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarbrough, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Portland on Aug. 22, 1947, the daughter of Rose (Villacci) and Allen Larrabee.

  • Robert W. Scarlata, 77: Physician was always 'on call,' never stopped learning

    YARMOUTH — Robert William Scarlata, 77, of Yarmouth, died suddenly on Jan. 12. Scarlata was born in Boston on Aug. 26, 1937. He enjoyed dancing, and at one time was the jitterbug champion of the city. But from a young age, he loved figuring out how things "worked." He spent many...

  • Arthur T. Stough, 59

    SOUTH PORTLAND - Arthur T. Stough, 59, died Sept. 18 at a local hospital. On Jan. 5, 1950, he was born in Portland, and was educated in South Portland schools. He worked at Barber Foods and Jordan Meats, and was most recently employed in the maintenance department at the University of...

  • Walter R. Brooks, 65: Avid hunter, enjoyed time with family, friends

    DURHAM — Walter R. Brooks, 65, formerly of Brunswick, died Sept. 16 at home after a long illness, with family at his side. He was born in Brunswick on Dec. 30, 1943, a son of Harry R. and Edna (Bragdon) Brooks. After graduating from Brunswick High School in 1962, he enlisted in the U....

  • Jeanne M. La Vance, 78

    BRUNSWICK — Jeanne M. La Vance, 78, died Sept. 13 at Maine Medical Center. She was born in Dover, N.J., June 27, 1931, the daughter of Oakley and Florence (Podesta) La Vance and attended local schools. In 1951, she graduated from Stafford Hall, a two-year business school. ...

  • Richard A. Burt, 85

    TOPSHAM — Richard A. "Pete" Burt, 85, of Amenity Manor, died Sept. 17 at Mid Coast Hospital. 

  • Nancy Adams, 76: Consummate hostess who enjoyed traveling

    PORTLAND — Nancy (Baldwin) Adams, 76, of Chebeague Island, died Sept. 19. Born in Springfield, Mass., she was a daughter of Dr. Edward H. Baldwin and Mrs. Marguerite S. Baldwin. She graduated from Classical High School and later graduated from Colby Junior College in New London, N.H. ...

  • Keith E. Casey Sr., 83

    PORTLAND — Keith Edward Casey, 83, of Cumberland Foreside, died Sept. 17 at Maine Medical Center. A native of Calais, he attended local schools and the Calais Academy From 1943 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Marine Corps on the Marinas Islands of Timian, Guam and Rota Islands...

  • Jane W. Chandler, 64

    PORTLAND — Jane Wilder Chandler, 64, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 17 at Maine Medical Center. Born in Manchester, N.H., on March 23, 1945, she was a daughter of Jeannette (Purinton) and Vincent Chandler. She graduated from Gorham High School and the University of Maine in Orono. ...

  • Ruth A. Purinton, 79

    POWNAL — Ruth A. Purinton, 79, died Sept. 6. She was born in Brunswick, Sept. 21, 1929, daughter of Louis and Mildred (Spaulding) Catlin and attended Brunswick schools. In 1962, she married Robert Dudley Purinton in Lewiston.