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Obituaries

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  • Linda M.L. Polkey, 67

    FALMOUTH — Linda Marie Larrabee Polkey, 67, of Falmouth, died Jan. 12 after a short illness at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarbrough, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Portland on Aug. 22, 1947, the daughter of Rose (Villacci) and Allen Larrabee.

  • Robert W. Scarlata, 77: Physician was always 'on call,' never stopped learning

    YARMOUTH — Robert William Scarlata, 77, of Yarmouth, died suddenly on Jan. 12. Scarlata was born in Boston on Aug. 26, 1937. He enjoyed dancing, and at one time was the jitterbug champion of the city. But from a young age, he loved figuring out how things "worked." He spent many...

  • Mitchell Fernie, 53: artist, Porsche enthusiast

    PORTLAND — Mitchell Fernie, 53, died Sept. 2 at home, surrounded by his family. Fernie was born Sept. 19, 1958, into a community of artists in Westport, Conn., then moved with his family to Vermont in 1970. After high school, he lived in Denver and Boston before settling in Port...

  • Charles Michael Lyons, 68: devoted to education

    SCARBOROUGH — Charles Michael Lyons, 68, died Aug. 22. He was born April 6, 1944, in Manchester, N.H., the son of Philip R. Lyons and Jane Burke Lyons. He lived in New Hampshire until his family moved to Madison in 1955.  

  • Robert Bridgham Bussey, 68: inspirational educator

    BATH — Robert Bridgham Bussey, 68, a prominent educator and local businessman, died Aug. 19 at his Bath home after a courageous 12-year battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

  • Joan Brewer, 88

    BRUNSWICK — Joan Brewer, 88, died Aug. 28 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Middletown, Conn., Feb. 1, 1924, the daughter of Arnold and Cornelia Dodd Brewer. She grew up in Ridgefield, Conn., where she loved riding horses. Brewer graduated from Chatham Hall in Virginia in 1941, ...

  • Patricia A. St. Pierre, 78

    BRUNSWICK — Patricia A. St. Pierre, 78, died Aug. 28 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center after a short illness. She was born March 6, 1934 in Freeport, a daughter of Kenneth R. and Florence M. (Brett) Gould. She was educated in Freeport schools.

  • Lena C. Swindler, 79

    BRUNSWICK — Lena C. Swindler, 79, died after a long illness Aug. 29 at home with her daughter by her side.

  • Kenneth Harold Brown, 91

    FREEPORT — Kenneth Harold Brown, 91, died Aug. 21 at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough. He was born on July 1, 1921 in Pownal, the second son of Louise (Varney) and Edgar Brown Sr.

  • Katherine “Katie” Lane, 62

    PORTLAND — Katherine “Katie” Ruth Lane, 62, died unexpectedly Aug. 23. She was born on Oct. 8, 1949 in Millinocket, a daughter of Ruth (Jewell) and Richard Angotti. She was educated in Millinocket schools and graduated from Stearns High School. Lane worked as an admi...