Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Sonny Berman

    C. Martin ‘Sonny’ Berman, 87

    NAPLES — Attorney C. Martin “Sonny” Berman, 87, of Naples, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at his home in Naples after a short illness. The death of Attorney Berman marks the end of almost 100 years of service, in Maine, by the Berman family. Attorney Berman’s uncle, Jacob H. Berman, late of Portland, opened the […]

  • Shirley Hoch

    Shirley A. Hoch, 85

    FORT MYERS, FLA. — Shirley Anne Stevenson Hoch, 85, passed away quietly Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Fla., following a short illness. Shirley was born in Washington, D.C., and retired to live on Sanibel Island, Fla., for many years. Although she lived in over 25 communities during her […]

  • Mary Bright

    Mary H. Bright, 90

      SOUTH PORTLAND — Marie Harvey Bright, 90, passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation & Residence in Portland from congestive heart failure. Born on May 25, 1926, the second oldest of eight siblings, to Earl and Myrtle (Tibbetts) Harvey, she grew up in Millinocket and attended Stearns and later Brunswick High […]

  • Jean Whitney Higgins

    Jean D. Whitney Higgins, 92

    HARRISON and SO. PARIS — Jean Denison Whitney Higgins, 92, of Harrison and South Paris died Sept. 17, 2016. at The Barron Center in Portland, after a long and valiant struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Jean was born March 16, 1924, in Norway, the daughter of Laurence H. Denison and Mary Helen Jordan Denison. She attended […]

  • Burleigh Lowe

    Burleigh E. Lowe, 96

      SOUTH PORTLAND — Burleigh E. “Leigh” Lowe, 96, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at the Portland Center For Assisted Living. Born in Jonesboro on Dec. 13, 1919, Leigh was the son of the late Albert McLaughlin and Vera Lowe. Leigh honorably served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. During […]

  • Eugene E. Gerry, 92

      CASCO — Eugene Elliot Gerry, 92, of Casco passed away on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Veterans Home in South Paris. He was born Raymond on July 25, 1924, the son of Marjorie Plummer and Leslie Gerry. Eugene grew up in Raymond and moved to Portland with his mother. He went to Deering […]

  • Ermatrude S. Andrews, 87

    AUBURN — Ermatrude S. Andrews, 87, passed away on Saturday, Sept 10, 2016 in Auburn. She was born on March 12, 1929 to Thomas and Theresa (Pierce) Snow in Caribou, where she was raised. She graduated from Caribou High School in 1946. During high school, she worked as an administrative assistant for the Bird’s Eye […]

  • Michael Field

    Michael E. Field, 53

    SCARBOROUGH — Michael Eric Field, 53, of Bridgton, died Saturday morning, Sept. 17, 2016, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was born on Nov. 8, 1962, in Lewiston, a son of Ernest W. Field and Linda Cummings. He attended local schools, graduating from Oxford Hills High School in 1981. Mike worked in […]

  • George LaPointe

    George J. LaPointe, 74

    SEBAGO — George J. LaPointe, 74, of Sebago, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long illness. He was born in Portland on May 8, 1942, a son of Ivan and Pearl McCleary LaPointe. He attended local schools including Potter Academy in Sebago. He married Claudette LeBlanc on […]

  • Ernest E. Allen Sr., 86

    RAYMOND — Ernest E. Allen Sr., 86, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, after a short illness. Ernie was born in North Yarmouth to Ernest Hayes and Ellen Cushman Allen and attended North Yarmouth schools. He graduated from North Yarmouth Academy where he met his wife, Florence Plummer. After serving in the Pacific with the […]