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Obituaries

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  • 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 ...

  • Jonathan Weil Reitman, 65

    BRUNSWICK — Jonathan Weil Reitman, 65, local and international conflict resolution advocate, teacher, and writer, died June 7 at a local hospital after a battle with cancer. He was born in New York City on Oct. 3, 1948, a son of Sydney and Marian Weil Reitman. He was a graduate ...

  • Thelma Ora Sylvester, 107

    BATH — Thelma Ora Sylvester, 107, affectionately known as "Mamie," died June 7.  She was born May 10, 1907, to George W. Staples and Bina Emily Weymouth in Lincoln. She was one of 10 children. The large family moved to Bath where she met her husband, John H. Sylvester. They...

  • Betty Lou O'Hara, 80

    FREEPORT — Betty Lou O’Hara, 80, died June 7 at her residence, following a long illness. She was born Jan. 26, 1934, in Skowhegan to James and Cecelia Tilley. She attended schools in Hallowell and married Beverly Fred O’Hara on Jan. 28, 1956, in Hallowell. Aft...

  • Barbara H. Arnold, 93

    FREEPORT — Barbara H. Arnold, 93, of Framingham, Massachusetts, formerly of Freeport, died comfortably in her daughter’s home June 11. She was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Mt. Vernon, New York, a daughter of Gertrude and Arthur H. Ham. She grew up in Scarsdale, New York, and sum...

  • Oliver Leland Loring Jr., 75: Army veteran, longtime reporter

    CUMBERLAND FORESIDE — Oliver Leland Loring Jr., 75, died June 4 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was the husband of Maureen Ann Connolly. For 14 years, he lived with advanced prostate cancer and was sober more than 27 years. After a career as a reporter in pr...

  • Mary S. DiMatteo, 84

    PORTLAND — Mary S. DiMatteo, 84, of Portland, died June 10. She was born in Portland, a daughter of Salvatore and Mary Nolfo. She attended the North School and graduated from Portland High School, Class of 1947. She married Joseph R. DiMatteo Sr. on April 9, 1951, at Sain...

  • Michael Joseph Chadbourne, 16: Star football player, loved visiting Maine

    PORTLAND — Michael Joseph Chadbourne, 16, of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Portland, died June 9 from injuries sustained while trying to rescue a friend from drowning. Chadbourne was an upcoming senior at Franklin Community High School. He was a standout football player and a m...

  • Norman Henry Munn, 73

    BRUNSWICK — Norman Henry Munn, 73, independent scholar, writer and teacher, died Feb. 3 at the Georgetown University Hospital.  He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on Aug. 21, 1940, son of Anna L. Sullivan of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Norman L. Munn of Adelaide, Aust...