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Obituaries

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  • Adelaide L. Curran, 89: Talented dressmaker brought joy to brides, children

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Adelaide Lillian Curran, 89, of Harriet Street, died Jan. 19 at the Springbrook Nursing Center in Westbrook, with her family by her side. She was born in South Portland on June 7, 1925, the daughter of Walter G. and Hazel Mae Haggett Coffen. She attended local s...

  • Cecile M. Levesque, 84

    BRUNSWICK — Cecile M. Levesque, 84, died peacefully Jan. 17 at Dionne Commons, following a long illness. She was born in Brunswick on July 6, 1930, a daughter of Alfred and Delia Bernier Thibeault. She was educated at St. John’s School. On August 30, 1952, she marri...

  • Annabelle R. Bohan

    HARPSWELL — Annabelle Rose Bohan, newborn daughter of Seth M. Bohan and Ashley E. Lallier, died July 17 in the arms of her parents hours after her birth at Maine Medical Center. She is survived by her parents, Seth and Ashley of Harpswell; paternal grandparents, Richard Bohan and wife Jacel...

  • David E. Madaga, 51

    TOPSHAM — David E. Madaga, 51, died July 21 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Webster, Mass., on Jan. 28, 1958, a son of Robert D. and Dorothy J. (Cusson) Madaga. He grew up in North Oxford, Mass., and attended locals schools. After graduating from Charleton Bay Path Technica...

  • Leroy E. Sylvester, 87: Enjoyed driving, cooking

    FREEPORT — Leroy Edmond "Grampa Roy" Sylvester, 87, died July 19 in Portland with many family members at his side. Born in North Yarmouth on March 12, 1922, he was a son of Everlina (Getchell) and J. Warren Sylvester. He worked for the Royal River Packing Co., the G...

  • Michael J. Foley: Boilermaker, loving father

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael Joseph Foley, 47, died unexpectedly at his home on July 20. He was born in Portland, a son of Joseph Luke and Gertrude Anne (Clarke) Foley. He attended local schools, including Cheverus High School and Portland High School, and enjoyed playing basketball and ...

  • Rachel Erin Mooney, 25: Enthusiasm for life could light up room

    BRUNSWICK — Rachel Erin Mooney, 25, died July 13 at Central Maine Medical Center from injuries sustained in a car accident. On April 21, 1984, she was born in Portland, the daughter of John T. and Nancy A. (Hughes) Mooney. After graduating from the Maine School of Science and Mathem...

  • Everett P. Pope, 90

    BATH — Everett Parker Pope, 90, died July 16, 2009 at Hill House. Born in Milton, Mass., on July 16, 1919, he was the son of Laurence E. Pope and Ruth (Parker) Pope. He attended local schools and graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Bowdoin College. After graduat...

  • Mary A. Cooke, 78: Known for her kindness, zest for life

    YARMOUTH — Mary A. Cooke, 78, died July 16 after a long illness. She was born in Cumberland Center, daughter of Alfred and Mildred Skillin Cates. Educated In local schools, she graduated from Deering High School. She married Robert C. "Bob" Cooke, and hap...

  • Thomas Froncek, 66: Author, explorer who delighted in doing good

    PORTLAND — Thomas Froncek, 66, died July 8. On July 30, 1942, he was born in Milwaukee, son of Alice and Walter Froncek. While attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison he worked as a stringer for the Milwaukee Journal. After he graduated with a bachelor's degree in journal...