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Obituaries

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  • Patricia J. Watkins, 66

    CUNDY’S HARBOR — Patricia J. Watkins, 66, died May 9. Watkins was born Sept. 17, 1948, to Eugenia and Joseph Cussano in Yonkers, New York. She attended parochial and public schools in Yonkers and Pleasantville, New York, graduating from Pleasantville High School in 1966.

  • Lois E. Ewing, 86

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Lois Elizabeth Ewing, 86, died peacefully May 15 at her home, with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 5, 1928, in the Scarborough home of her parents, Lowell F. McLaughlin and Hazel M. (Morse) McLaughlin. She married Warren Elwood Ewing Jr. on Oct....

  • Stewart H. Day Jr., 91: Veteran, former POW loved the outdoors from coast to coast

    BATH — Stewart H. Day Jr., 91, of Bath, died peacefully on April 20, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Quincy, Massachusetts, the eldest son of Stewart H. Day Sr. and Frances Day. He grew up in Bath, graduated from the Bath school system, and started his caree...

  • Jane M.S. Moody, 87: Longtime civic leader, sailor, music-lover helped build community

    FALMOUTH — Jane McLane Smith Moody, 87, died April 24 at her Falmouth home. Born in New York City on June 6, 1927, she was the daughter of Elinor McLane Bowdoin Smith, of Baltimore, and James Hopkins Smith, of Portland. Jane spent her early childhood in Paris, France, whe...

  • R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71

    YARMOUTH — R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71, a longtime resident of Yarmouth and more recently Brunswick, died April 20. Born June 15, 1942, in Passaic, New Jersey, he was raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and then attended Lehigh University. There, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternit...

  • Marjorie H. Lunt, 95

    PORTLAND — Marjorie Haynes Lunt, 95, a resident of Cedars Nursing Facility, died April 26 at Maine Medical Center with her daughter, Jacqui, by her side. She was born in Portland on Jan. 19, 1920, the daughter of Frances (Miller) and Isaiah Haynes. Marjorie lived in ...

  • Larayne S. Mears, 83: Talented vocalist sang with PSO, churches, and on radio

    PORTLAND — Larayne S. Mears, 83, of Portland, died April 28 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by family and friends. The daughter of Frederick S. Tague and Edith (Fernald) Tague, she was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Stamford, Connecticut. She later moved to ...

  • Katherine C.T. Morais, 98

    BRUNSWICK — Katherine "Kay" Connor Thompson Morais, 98, of Brunswick, died peacefully April 17 with her family by her side. She was born in Greenville on March 31, 1917, the second child of Henry David Joseph and Katherine (Cyr) Connor. Her early childhood was spent in ce...

  • Florence M. Toothaker, 88

    FREEPORT — Florence Mildred Toothaker, 88, formerly of Brunswick, died April 19 at Hawthorne House. She was born in East Harpswell on June 30, 1926, the daughter of Stephen and Ida Miller Catlin. She attended the Cranberry Horn School in East Harpswell and was a 1945 graduate of...

  • Hope T. Swasey, 95

    SCARBOROUGH — Hope Talbot Swasey, 95, of Scarborough and formerly of Boston, died April 24. Swasey was born Sept. 26, 1919, the daughter of Martha and Oscar Halsey and niece of former Massachusetts Gov. Alvan T. Fuller. She was the wife of Dudley Talbot, and later of Fred...