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Obituaries

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  • Alphonse D. Sampson, 77

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Alphonse D. "Bookie" Sampson, 77, of Elm Street, died peacefully Sept. 8 at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, with his family by his side. Sampson was born in Nova Scotia on Oct. 25, 1936, the son of James A. and Veronica MacNeil Sampson. He attended local sc...

  • James O. Brewster, 66

    BATH — James Owen Brewster, 66, of Bath, died unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 30. He was born Dec. 17, 1948, the son of James Kenneth and Elizabeth (Dauphin) Brewster. He graduated from Morse High School in Bath, in the Class of 1968. Brewster was a star athlete, excelling in baseba...

  • George S. Huntington, 55: 'Everyone's best friend' loved family, sports

    HARPSWELL — George Slocum Huntington, 55, originally of Bath and Harpswell, died of pancreatic cancer in Laramie, Wyoming, on Aug. 14. He spent the short time between the diagnosis of his illness and his death surrounded by family and friends, who came from near and far to support hi...

  • Marilyn A. Labbe, 82

    TOPSHAM — Marilyn A. Labbe, 82, died peacefully on Aug. 15 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in Dixfield on Jan. 24, 1932, the daughter of Erwin J. Parlin and Lillian (Fletcher) Parlin. In her teenage years, she moved to Brunswick, where she worked as a nanny. O...

  • Robert Bachand, 89

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Robert Bachand, 89, of the Maine Veterans' Home, Augusta, and formerly of South Portland, died peacefully on Aug. 23, surrounded by his family. Bachand was born in Springvale on Oct. 30, 1924, the son of Joseph and Malvina (Rousin) Bachand. He attended local schools....

  • Shirley S. Haapanen, 92: Active in church, hosted exchange students

    YARMOUTH — Shirley Smith Haapanen, 92, died peacefully Aug. 15 at Brentwood Nursing Home. A mother, grandmother, sister and friend, she will be remembered by many as a woman whose Christian faith guided her life. Daughter of Ruby McIntyre Smith and Max Lee Smith, Haapanen was born in...

  • Walter D. Tuttle, 82: Veteran, hard worker rose from the mail room

    PORTLAND — Walter Daniel Tuttle, 82, died Aug. 22 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. Born on Jan. 26, 1932, he was the seventh of 11 children of Edward and Florence Downey Tuttle. He attended Cheverus High School in Portland, and completed his education at Fordham Univers...

  • John F.P. Greeley Jr., 57

    PORTLAND — John Francis Patrick Greeley Jr., 57, of Portland, died peacefully Aug. 18 at Maine Medical Center with his family by his side. He was born March 15, 1957, in Portland, a son of John Francis Patrick Greeley Sr. and Joan Grant Labbe. He was educated in local schools and gra...

  • Frances B. Fowler, 95

    BRUNSWICK — Frances B. Fowler, 95, of Garden Lane, died Aug. 13 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. Fowler was born Feb. 16, 1919, in Melrose, Massachusetts, the daughter of John T. and Beatrice Heyer Baillie. She attended local schools and graduated from Melrose High School...

  • Norma F.J. McLoughlin, 84: Former publisher volunteered for others

    HARPSWELL — Norma Frances Jannell McLoughlin, 84, formerly of Otter Brook Road, died Aug. 12 at Mere Point Nursing Home in Brunswick, surrounded by her children. A victim of dementia, she had been a resident of Mere Point for several years. McLoughlin was born in Portland to Forrest ...