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Obituaries

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  • Gertrude L. Conroy, 90: Selfless volunteer gave hospital thousands of hours, and more

    PORTLAND — Gertrude L. Conroy, 90, died peacefully April 16 in her home at 75 State St. She was born in Portland on Feb. 12, 1925, the daughter of Philip E. and Gertrude Peterson LaRou. She attended St. Joseph’s Grammar School and graduated from Cathedral High Sc...

  • Ann M. Sweeney, 52

    HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — Ann Mickiewicz Sweeney, 52, of Columbia, Connecticut, died April 15 after a brief illness. She was born in Portland to John and Carolyn Mickiewicz on Feb. 25, 1963, and graduated from South Portland High School in 1981. Sweeney worked for years as a civ...

  • Margaret D. McLeod, 92

    CUMBERLAND — Margaret "Peggy" Daley McLeod, 92, of Cumberland, died suddenly on Feb. 12. She was born in Philadelphia on Jan. 23, 1923, the daughter of William and Catherine (Gallager) Daley. McLeod lived a full and active life. She loved shopping, football, the Bost...

  • Abigail R. Lumsden, 80

    NEW GLOUCESTER — Abigail ("Abby") Randall Lumsden, 80, formerly of Falmouth, died peacefully Feb. 18, with her dog Ben by her side. The daughter of John F. Randall II and Elizabeth Sherman Randall, she was born in Portland on April 10, 1934, and grew up on Falmouth Foreside. She...

  • Michael A. Colello, 85: Sports lover made tough shots, and tough calls

    PORTLAND — Michael A. Colello, 85, a well-known sports official, high-school basketball star and proud U.S. Navy veteran, died peacefully Feb. 17 at his home, surrounded by family. Colello was born in Portland on March 18, 1929, the son of Mauro and Michelina (Indano) Colello. Raised...

  • Dorothy M. Blake, 87: Busy 'career woman,' active volunteer always had time for others

    SCARBOROUGH — Dorothy "Dot" May (Drinkwater) Blake, 87, died peacefully on Feb. 13 at Piper Shores. She was born March 21, 1927, in Belfast, one of eight children of Doris Ruth (Knight) and Edward Barker Drinkwater. After graduating in 1945 from Rockland High School, she moved t...

  • Wilbur F. McIntyre, 90

    BATH — Wilbur F. McIntyre, 90, of Oliver Street, died Jan. 29 at his home, with his family by his side. He was born in Blue Hill on June 12, 1924, the son of Ernest E. and Lena Wardwell McIntyre. He grew up in Blue Hill, where he participated in school activities and worked at h...

  • David L. Bourassa, 67: Animal lover was cherished 'Dr. B' to pets and their families

    TOPSHAM — David Leo Bourassa, 67, died peacefully at home on Jan. 27, surrounded by his wife and four daughters, of pulmonary fibrosis. Bourassa was born in Rumford on March 19, 1947, to Clarence and Lorraine Bourassa. He grew up on Rumford's Pine Street, near his future-...

  • Theresa M. Gamache, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Theresa Marie Gamache, 91, of Pejepscot Terrace, died Feb. 2 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. She was born in Bristol on Oct. 10, 1923, the daughter of Cyrus and Maude Chadwick Morton. She attended Bristol schools and was a 1940 graduate of Bristol High School....

  • William T. DeWitt, 80

    BRUNSWICK — William T. DeWitt, 80, of Palmer Street, died peacefully at home on Feb. 6 from complications of Parkinson's disease. DeWitt was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Eastport, the son of James Marshall and Ethel Matthews DeWitt. He graduated in 1953 from Shead Memorial High School...