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Obituaries

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  • Stanley B. Sylvester, 90: Physician was busy volunteer, entrepreneur in retirement

    TOPSHAM — Stanley B. Sylvester, 90, of The Highlands in Topsham, died April 10 after a brief illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Allan W. and Dora H. Sylvester, and grew up near Woodfords Corner. In 1942, he graduated from Deering High School, where he excelled as a mem...

  • Elsie E. Brown, 94

    HARPSWELL — Elsie E. Brown, 94, of Cundy’s Harbor, died April 11, surrounded by her daughters. She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in West Point, the twelfth child of Herman Sr. and Inez (Gilliam) Smith. She grew up in West Point and attended Phippsburg schools. She married...

  • Catherine D. Beach, 89: Tireless volunteer was happiest in helping others, family

    PORTLAND — Catherine D. Beach, 89, of Portland, died March 28 at Maine Medical Center, with her family by her side. She was born in Conway, New Hampshire, on Feb. 24, 1926, the daughter of Hulda and Walter Lewis, and one of five children. Catherine was raised on the famil...

  • Kazimierz J. Szczepanski, 93: 30-year Navy vet was always learning

    TOPSHAM — Kazimierz "Ski" John Szczepanski, 93, of The Highlands, died peacefully, with his family by his side, on March 21. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, on Feb. 25, 1922, a son of Adam Szczespanski and Katherine Rogowoki. He attended Trenton schools and earned a GED....

  • Venise Lewis, 92

    BRUNSWICK — Venise Lewis, 92, of Hawthorne Street, died March 25 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Brunswick on Oct. 25, 1922, the daughter of Charles Jr. and Eva Gamache Charron. She attended St. John’s School and graduated from Brunswick High ...

  • Linda L. Wallace, 72

    BATH — Linda L. (Gilliam) Wallace, 72, died March 24. She was born July 9, 1942, in West Point, to Freeman and Vida Gilliam. She attended Morse High School, in Bath. In 1964, she married Lafayette Wallace, and the couple resided in Phippsburg to raise their family. When s...

  • Roger W. Dolan, 89: Decorated veteran served as legendary coach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Roger "Mickey" William Dolan, 89, of Spurwink Avenue, died March 13 at an assisted living facility, Birchwoods at Canco, in Portland. Born Oct. 13, 1925, in Portland, he was the son of James D. and Betsey (Bjorkman) Dolan. Roger graduated in June 1944 fro...

  • Linda L. Bragdon, 69

    SCARBOROUGH — Linda L. Bragdon, 69, died peacefully March 19 at Pine Point Nursing Center, following a long illness. She was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Portland, the daughter of Leroy B. and Dorothy I. Black Levangie. She attended local schools and graduated from Scarborough High Sc...

  • Maxine L. Steeves, 82: Longtime Bean worker enjoyed bowling, NASCAR, family

    FREEPORT — Maxine L. (Corson) Steeves, 82, of Freeport, died March 25 after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. She was born in Skowhegan on May 7, 1932, a daughter of Aleius and Isabell (Avery) Corson Sr. She grew up in Skowhegan, and attended local schools. Steev...

  • James Nitsche, 81: Former Marine became Portland district fire chief

    PORTLAND — James Nitsche, 81, a longtime resident of Hicks Street, died March 23 at the Barron Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Buffalo, New York, a son of Joseph and Eleanor (Harris) Nitsche. In 1951, during the Korean War, James enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. While ...