Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Obituaries

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July 24, 2019

Marie Brooks (Yvette)

Marie Brooks (Yvette)

Windham, Maine

GORHAM - Marie (Yvette) Brooks, 87, died Monday July 22, 2019 at the Gorham House after a courageous battle with dementia. She was surrounded by loving family members when she passed. She was born March 17, 1932, in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, the daughter of Eloi and Prima...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Albert Wayne Chaffee

Albert Wayne Chaffee

Waterville, Maine

OAKLAND - Albert Wayne Chaffee, 81, of Oakland, Maine, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2019, at Inland Hospital surrounded by his beloved wife and family. Wayne was born in Maybrook, New York, on August 4, 1937. He was the son of the late Albert Cyril Chaffee and Mildred...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Jo-Anne Connolly

Jo-Anne Connolly

Cornish, Maine

STANDISH - Jo-Anne Connolly, 75, wife of the late John Andrew Connolly, passed away on July 19, 2019 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Jo-Anne was born on Sept. 25, 1943, daughter of the late Forest D. and Evelyn (Meserve) Fuller of Scarborough. Jo-Anne graduated from...

Christal Denis (Goodrich)

Christal Denis (Goodrich)

Buxton, Maine

WATERBORO - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Christal (Goodrich) Denis , 45, on Saturday July 20, 2019 at her residence.She was born Sept. 2, 1973 in Sanford, Maine, the daughter of William and Sherri Hanson. She attended local schools and graduated...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Albert Dion

Albert Dion

Sanford, Maine

SANFORD - Albert Dion, 85, of Sanford passed away in his home on Saturday, July 20, 2019. He was born on Sept. 30, 1933, in Springvale to the late John Baptiste and Alice (Blanchette) Dion.Growing up, he worked on the family farm until enlisting in the U.S. Army where he...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Fern M. DiPietro

Fern M. DiPietro

Portland, Maine

PORTLAND - Fern M. DiPietro, 72, passed away peacefully at her home in Portland on July 20, 2019.She was born on Sept. 13, 1946, in Lubec, Maine, the daughter of Bernard W. Davis and Jacqueline Malloch. She was brought up in Lubec by her Nanna and Puppa Marion and Arthur...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Robert P. McCormick (Bob)

Robert P. McCormick (Bob)

Alfred, Maine

SANFORD - Robert (Bob) P. McCormick, 70, a longtime resident of Sanford, died on July 16, 2019 in Tantallon, Nova Scotia. After mowing the lawn and weeding for a dear friend, the final moments of Bob's life were spent beside his wife Lily, lying in tall grass in the shade of a...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Howard Lawrence Nichols

Howard Lawrence Nichols

Yarmouth, Maine

FREEPORT - Howard Lawrence Nichols, Navy vet, political philosopher, inveterate tinkerer, gifted writer and vocalist, committed dog lover and beloved little brother to a large gaggle of siblings, passed away on July 18, 2019, after a gallant 15 month fight against brain...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

William Wightman "Bill" Reilly V

William Wightman "Bill" Reilly V

Portland, Maine

MINOT - Bill died July 4, 2019 at Androscoggin Hospice House from very aggressive cancer. He was able to spend his last days surrounded by family and friends and having the opportunity to review his accomplishments and being grateful for the people in his life. Bill was also a...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

Jane Smith

Jane Smith

Buxton, Maine

SCARBOROUGH/WESTBROOK - Jane Smith passed on July 13, 2019 at the age of 99 in Scarborough. She was born in Milborn, N.J. on Feb. 1, 1920 and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Purdue University and left college to work for Burroughs Adding Machine Company in Illinois.She...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

David W. Stuart

David W. Stuart

Yarmouth, Maine

YARMOUTH - David W. Stuart, 86, of Yarmouth died July 22, 2019 at his home. He was born in Portland Nov. 12, 1932, a son of Wallace and Irene (Cesarine Comeau) Stuart. David attended Portland High School and following service in the U.S. Marines and Maine National Guard he...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 24, 2019.

July 23, 2019

Rodney A. Brown Sr.

Rodney A. Brown Sr.

Yarmouth, Maine

KENNEBUNK - Rodney A. Brown Sr., 66, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2019 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Rochester, N.H. He leaves behind his loving wife and soul-mate, Linda; his sons, Rodney Jr....

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 23, 2019.

Joan Marie "Bunny" Butterfield

Joan Marie "Bunny" Butterfield

Portland, Maine

WESTBROOK - Joan Marie "Bunny" Butterfield, 85, passed away peacefully of natural causes on July 18, 2019 at the Springbrook Center Nursing Facility in Westbrook. She was born on Jan. 21, 1934 in Portland, daughter of George and Emily Bridges. Bunny grew up and attended...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 23, 2019.

Donald Robert "Don" or "Donnie" Curtis

Donald Robert "Don" or "Donnie" Curtis

Bangor, Maine

LEVANT – Donald "Don" or "Donnie" Robert Curtis, 71, passed away unexpectedly on July 18, 2019 after a years-long struggle with depression. He was born May 31, 1948 in Eastport, the son of Donald and Constance "Connie" (Jamieson) Curtis. Don graduated from Shead High School...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 23, 2019.

July 22, 2019

Carlene R. Benton

Carlene R. Benton

Buxton, Maine

HOLLIS - Carlene R. Benton, 80, passed away on July 19, 2019 in Portland after a period of declining health. She is predeceased by her husband, Irving "Carl" Benton; her brother, Ivory Goodwin; a grandson, Travis McGlinchey; and a great-grandchild, Braxton Deuel. Carlene is...

July 21, 2019

Gordon E. Bryant

Gordon E. Bryant

Kittery, Maine

SCARBOROUGH Gordon E. Bryant, 83, died peacefully July 13, 2019, at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough. He was the son of Esther Littlefield Miller and Wilbur Clough Bryant. He graduated from Wells High School and the University of Maine where he joined the Phi Kappa Sigma...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Norma Jean Comeau (Osteen)

Norma Jean Comeau (Osteen)

Portland, Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND - Norma Jean (Osteen) Comeau left this world suddenly on July 11, 2019, after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 21, 1950, to Norma Crawford and Leslie Osteen at the home of her maternal grandmother in East Sebago, Maine. Only two pounds at birth, she was not...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Kathleen L. "Kat" Dumais

Kathleen L. "Kat" Dumais

Lewiston, Maine

LEWISTON - Kathleen L. Dumais, 62, of Lewiston, passed away surrounded by the love of her family at the Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born on Dec. 9, 1956 to Donald and Barbara Brown Leclerc in Rochester, N.H. She was educated...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Christopher J. Eisenhart

Christopher J. Eisenhart

South Portland, Maine

KENNEBUNK - Christopher J. Eisenhart, 57, passed away on July 5, 2019, after a long illness. His family was by his side. Chris was born on Oct. 17, 1961, in Oakland, Calif., the son of the late Edward and Mary Eisenhart. As a teen, Chris enjoyed horseback riding, and sailing...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Dorothea L. "Dot" Jarman

Dorothea L. "Dot" Jarman

Westbrook, Maine

WESTBROOK - Dorothea "Dot" L. Jarman, 83, of Westbrook, died July 11, 2019. She was born Sept. 29, 1935, in Westbrook, the daughter of Charles and Dorothea (Seger) Greene Jr. She grew up in Westbrook and graduated from Westbrook High School. Dot enjoyed a career as a...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Donald G. MacKenzie Jr.

Donald G. MacKenzie Jr.

Portland, Maine

PORTLAND - Donald G. MacKenzie Jr., 66, passed away on July 17, 2019, at Maine Medical Center after suffering a heart attack at his home. Donnie was born in Portland to Addie J. (Murphy) MacKenzie and Donald G. MacKenzie Sr. on July 18, 1952. He attended Deering High...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Rose Principi Nappi

Rose Principi Nappi

Portland, Maine

FALMOUTH - Rose Principi Nappi died on July 18, 2019. Rose was born in Portland, Maine, on Aug. 7, 1928, daughter of Vito Antonio Principi and Pasqui Paris Principi and sister of Gracia Principi. Rose married John Nappi on Sept. 16, 1950 and had four children: Reta, Michelle,...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Myrna Elizabeth Gamborg Nielsen

Myrna Elizabeth Gamborg Nielsen

Scarborough, Maine

SCARBOROUGH - Myrna Elizabeth Gamborg Nielsen, born Oct. 17, 1938, in New Denmark, New Brunswick, Canada, passed away in her Scarborough home on Wednesday July 17, 2019, after battling cancer for the past seven months. Myrna was married to Mogens (Mo) Gamborg Nielsen for 55...

Wendy R. Plummer (Lowe)

Wendy R. Plummer (Lowe)

Stoneham, Massachusetts

RAYMOND - Wendy R. (Lowe) Plummer, 44, passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital on July 11, 2019, from complications due to cardiac arrest. She was born Sept. 26, 1974, in Portland, Maine. She was the daughter of Donna (Babb) Lowe and Bob Lowe. She attended schools in New...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

William A. Reoch

William A. Reoch

Wells, Maine

WELLS - William A. Reoch died peacefully on July 19, 2019, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a six-year journey with dementia. He was 89 years old. Bill was born in Newark, N.J., on Oct. 15, 1929, to Ella Jenking Reoch and Alexander Reoch. At the time of...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

James B. Roberge

James B. Roberge

Biddeford, Maine

SACO - James B. Roberge, also known as Jim and Jimmy, was born in Lowell, Mass. He was raised in Scarborough and attended Cheverus High School. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served seven years in the Army and Reserves.Jim received his undergraduate...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

Stanley Edson Walker

Stanley Edson Walker

Fairport, New York

FAIRPORT, N.Y. - Stanley Edson Walker, 79, of Fairport, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Highland Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., after a long illness. He was born on May 8, 1940, in Minot, Maine, to Lewis and Florence (Larabee) Walker, and raised in Auburn, Maine,...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 21, 2019.

July 20, 2019

July 19, 2019

Gilbert Russell Avery

Gilbert Russell Avery

Casco, Maine

CASCO - Gilbert Russell Avery passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Casco Village Assisted Living. Gil was born in Casco, the son of Irving and Lillian Avery. He attended Casco schools, and made the town his lifelong home with his wife of 67 years, Wilma...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Richard Lewis Badger

Richard Lewis Badger

North Conway, New Hampshire

JACKSON, N.H. - Richard Lewis Badger, 90, of Jackson, N.H., passed peacefully and surrounded by family Saturday, July 13, 2019. Dick was born in Springfield, Mass. in 1928, son of Joseph L. Badger and Rose Erskine Badger. He attended the Newton, Mass., schools and then...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Devona Marie Downing

Devona Marie Downing

South Portland, Maine

PORTLAND - Devona Marie Downing (formerly Desjardins) of Portland passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 16, 2019, after a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 2, 1935. She grew up in Fort Fairfield, the first child of Alfred and Ellen Desjardins. While...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Josephine Dzialga

Josephine Dzialga

South Portland, Maine

WESTBROOK - Josephine Dzialga, 98, died peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2019, at the South Portland Nursing Home surrounded by love. Josephine was born in Worcester, Mass., on Oct. 19, 1920, the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Eva (Rutkauskas) Januskevicius. She attended...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

John Robert Griffin

John Robert Griffin

Wells, Maine

WELLS - John Robert Griffin, 82, of Wells, formerly of Lubec, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born in Eastport on Dec. 15, 1936, the son of Gordon J. and Mary Ruth (Cassidy) Griffin. His father died when he was nine, and John grew...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Louann Alice Groves

Louann Alice Groves

Portland, Maine

CHANDLER, Ariz. - Louann Alice Groves, 65, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2019 after a short stay in Hospice Care. She was born Jan. 16, 1954, daughter of Lewis and Donna (Thompson) Groves. Louann was a 1972 graduate of Westbrook High School. She enjoyed being involved in...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Pauline Novella Lufkin

Pauline Novella Lufkin

Portland, Maine

CASCO - Born Jan. 4, 1954, Pauline Novella Lufkin, 65, died July 10, 2019 at Central Maine Medical Center from complications due to pneumonia. Pauline grew up in Westbrook on a riding stable and farm. She was an accomplished bird dog trainer, competing in local trials with...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

Adus Robert O'Connell

Adus Robert O'Connell

Gardiner, Maine

SOUTH CHINA - Sometimes real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles...On July 14, 2019, our little superhero, Adus Robert O'Connell, soared to heaven peacefully, resting with his Mommy and Daddy. He was born April 8, 2018, and it was love at...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 19, 2019.

July 18, 2019

John Maxwell "Jack" Dalton

John Maxwell "Jack" Dalton

Portland, Maine

PORTLAND - John Maxwell "Jack" Dalton, 93, passed away peacefully in his home after a three year struggle with Parkinson's disease on Sunday, July 14, 2019, one month prior to his 94th birthday. Jack was a man of high morals and deep compassion for others. His keen mind was...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 18, 2019.

Florence Freeman (Emond)

Florence Freeman (Emond)

South Portland, Maine

SCARBOROUGH - Florence (Emond) Freeman, 101, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of Joseph and Susan (Cote) Emond. Florence...

Lincoln Morse Furber

Lincoln Morse Furber

Boothbay, Maine

SOUTHPORT ISLAND - Lincoln Morse Furber 87 died July 16, 2019 at his home on Southport Island, Maine. He was born September 28, 1931, in Quincy, MA and grew up in neighboring Milton, attending Milton elementary and junior high schools. His high school years were spent at...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 18, 2019.

Emily Rand Herman

Emily Rand Herman

Lincoln, Massachusetts

GEORGETOWN - Emily Rand Herman died on July 4, 2019. She had recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Emily was born on June 1, 1919, in Boston, to William McNear and Lucy Robbins Rand. She spent her early years in Hingham and Lincoln, Mass., and graduated from Smith College...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 18, 2019.

July 17, 2019

Philip Dyer

Philip Dyer

Portland, Maine

PORTLAND - It is with great sadness that we announce that Philip Dyer, 63, passed away on July 11, 2019. Phil was born in Portland, Maine, to Henry and Lucy Dyer on April 14, 1956. He was one of five siblings. Phil attended Cheverus High School and later the University of...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 17, 2019.

Peter Joseph Moore III

Peter Joseph Moore III

Calais, Maine

INDIAN TOWNSHIP - Peter Joseph Moore III, 65, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home. Peter was born in Portland on June 17, 1954, son of Peter and Florence (King) Moore. Peter was raised in Portland and graduated from Portland High School. He worked for the City of...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 17, 2019.

Chris Arthur Moulton

Chris Arthur Moulton

Kittery, Maine

KITTERY - Chris Arthur Moulton, 62, of Kittery, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 11, 2019, after an eight month journey with melanoma. He was born in York, Maine, on Dec. 31, 1956, the son of the late Olive M. Moulton and Sherrill K. Moulton. He was...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 17, 2019.

Howard J. Parsons Sr.

Howard J. Parsons Sr.

Buxton, Maine

BUXTON/BROCKTON, Mass. - Howard J. Parsons Sr., 86, of Brockton, Mass., formerly of Buxton, Maine, US Army Veteran, passed away on June 29, 2019. He was born in Waltham, Mass. on March 8, 1933, a son of the late Howard C. and Esther (Murphy) Parsons. He was a longtime...

Muriel E. Rumney

Muriel E. Rumney

Gorham, Maine

STANDISH - Muriel E. Rumney, 81, passed away July 14, 2019, at Gorham House. She was born Dec. 8, 1937, the daughter of Leo Sr. and Helen (Oliver) Miller. She grew up in the greater Portland area and attended local schools. On Feb. 21, 1969, she married Kenneth Rumney, and...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 17, 2019.

Harold Whitney Travis Jr.

Harold Whitney Travis Jr.

Portland, Maine

HOLLIS - Harold Whitney Travis, Jr., 82, of Hollis passed away on July 11, 2019 at Maine Medical Center with his family by his side. He resided at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough for the last six months. He was born in Bath on May 27, 1937, the son of Anne Darey and...

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jul. 17, 2019.
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