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Obituaries

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  • Jeffrey K. Bullingham Jr., 38

    TARZANA, CALIFORNIA — Jeffrey Kenneth Bullingham Jr., 38, died unexpectedly on Nov. 27 in Tarzana, following a brief illness. Bullingham was born in Brunswick on Sept. 18, 1976, the son of Jeffrey K. Bullingham Sr. and Janet I. (Small) Bullingham. He was a 1994 graduate o...

  • John A. Grill Sr., 85

    BATH — John A. Grill Sr., 85, of The Plant Home, died Dec. 5. Grill was born June 30, 1929, to John and Mary Mahkota Grill, who had immigrated from Slovenia. He was raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, in New York City, and was fond of saying he grew up "across the street from...

  • Shirlie Copp, 91

    FREEPORT — Shirlie Copp, 91, died in her home Aug. 10. She was born in Freeport, daughter of Harold and Martha Pettengill Curtis. Her youth was spent on South Street, and she attended local schools, graduating from Freeport High School in 1938. Copp was an animal lover from an early ...

  • Robert “Bob” D. Peck, 90: built businesses and a sense of community

    PORTLAND – Robert “Bob” D. Peck, 90, of Yarmouth, passed away on Aug. 10. He was the son of Harry Dexter Peck and Carolyn Ford Peck, of Sharon, Mass., and Providence, R.I.. He was born in Framingham, Mass. on May 29, 1922. His early life was in Sharon, where he atten...

  • Peter H. Brown, 73: hard worker, compassionate volunteer

    PORTLAND — Peter H. Brown, 73, died at his home Aug. 14. He was born in Westbrook April 6, 1939, a son of the late Philip and Rose (Babb) Brown. Brown grew up in Falmouth and took pride in doing the very best job possible. At the age of 12 he told his father he was bored during ...

  • Marcia H. Halterman, 81

    BATH — Marcia H. Halterman, 81, died at her home on Aug. 1. She was born in Rochester, N.Y., on April 16, 1931, a daughter of Anita (Vosbrink) and John Kenneth Hoag. She attended Woodbury High School in Woodbury, N.J., graduating in 1949.  She married Harry W. Halterma...

  • Anthony “Tony” F. Gagne, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Anthony “Tony” F. Gagne, 88, died on Aug. 6. He was born in Brunswick on Sept. 4, 1923, the son of Arthur J. Sr and Marianne (Thibeault) Gagne. He grew up in Brunswick, graduated from Saint John's Catholic School in 1939 and attended Brunswick High School.

  • Josephine "Sookie" P. Chaney, 69

    BATH — Josephine "Sookie" P. Chaney, 69, died on Aug. 7 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in Bath on Feb. 18, 1943, a daughter of Arthur F. and Shirley H. (Alexander) Murphy. Chaney attended Phippsburg schools. On Aug. 18, 1962, she married Merle L. Chaney Jr. C...

  • Albert Leroy Alley Sr., 93: a motivated provider, family man

    BATH — Albert Leroy Alley Sr., 93, died on Aug. 9. He was born in Portland on Oct. 11, 1918, the son of Ralph and Nellie (Verrill) Alley. He grew up in Bath and attended school there. But at a young age he left school in order to work in support of his family. Alley then held several j...

  • Elizabeth Burns Woolls Akar, 85

    BATH — Elizabeth Burns Woolls Akar, 85, died Aug. 2. Elizabeth, known as Betty by her friends, was born in Alexandria, Va., on July 7, 1927, the daughter of the late Judge William Pape and Ruth (Roberts) Woolls. Akar graduated from Saint Mary's Academy in Alexandria, Va. in 1943...