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Obituaries

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  • James Edward Hamilton Sr., 89: veteran, history buff

    BATH — James Edward Hamilton Sr., 89, of Bath, died Nov. 27 with his family by his side. He was born on Great Chebegue Island on Oct. 20, 1923, the son of Ray and Mildred (Turner) Hamilton. He grew up on the island and graduated from Chebegue Island High School.  In 1951, he mar...

  • Richard Frederick Schwarz, 88: veteran, reluctant gardener

    CUMBERLAND — Richard Frederick Schwarz, 88, died Nov. 21 at Mercy Hospital after a long period of declining health. He was born in Portland on May 20, 1924, the second son of William Frederick and Georgiana Mae (Mitchell) Schwarz. He was educated in Portland schools and graduated fro...

  • Marjorie E. Irlandy, 94: Known for desserts, handcrafts

    SCARBOROUGH—Marjorie Elise Irlandy, 94, died Nov. 23 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Marjorie was born in New York, Aug. 16, 1918, daughter of Beatrice (Schoenfeld) and Paul Loewenberg. ...

  • Susan Baecker Matteson, 71

    BRUNSWICK — Susan Baecker Matteson, 71, died Nov. 15 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice Home in Scarborough. Matteson was born in Orange, N.J., on Aug. 3, 1942. She graduated from Kean College with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. Later, Matteson was a founding member o...

  • Christopher Patrick Writt, 60

    BRUNSWICK — Christopher Patrick Writt, 60, died Nov. 19 at Mid Coast Hospital following a long illness. Writt was born in Hawaii on Sept. 27, 1952, the son of Lt. Cmdr. William W. and Elinor J. Writt, who both predeceased him. He attended Brunswick schools and graduated from B...

  • Glenis J. Berry, 89

    WOOLWICH — Glenis J. Berry, 89, of Murphys Corner Road, died Nov. 21. She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Staceyville, the daughter of Fernald and Lalia (Black) Cunningham.   Berry grew up in Hartland and graduated from Hartland Academy, class of 1941.  After high school...

  • Margaret Ann Werts, 80: educator, world traveler

    TOPSHAM — Margaret Ann Werts, 80, of Topsham, died Nov. 26 after a short illness.  Werts was born in Portland, N.D., on Oct. 5, 1932. She taught school in her native North Dakota and Montana for 10 years before joining the Department of Defense’s dependent school prog...

  • Michael Paul LeTarte, 53

    GRAY — Michael Paul LeTarte, 53, died Nov. 25. He was born in Brunswick on Feb. 12, 1959, the son of Raymond and Nancy (Huppe) LeTarte.  LeTarte grew up in Brunswick and graduated from Brunswick High School, class of 1977. After graduation, LeTarte worked for Shaw’s Superm...