December 20, 2011 RSS feed / Obituaries

William G. Sweetman

PEMBROKE, Mass. — William G. Sweetman 75, died Saturday December 17, 2011 surrounded by his loving family after a period of failing health. He was the beloved husband of Lauren (Paull) Sweetman. More...

Dorothy F. Lemay

BRUNSWICK — Dorothy F. Lemay, 91, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Parkview Adventist Hospital from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born May 23, 1920 in Harpswell, ME a daughter of William S. More...

Alvin E. Gediman

PLAINVILLE, CT — Alvin E. Gediman, beloved husband of Phyllis (Ratliff) Gediman, died December 15, 2011 at the HOCC in New Britain, after a long illness. He was born in Bath, Maine on September 3, 1930 to Arthur and Sadye Gediman. More...

Walter Wesley Coffman

DOVER, NH — Walter W. Coffman, 81, formally of Brunswick, ME, died at Langdon Place in Dover, NH on Sunday December 4, 2011. More...

Robert L. Stevenson III

RICHMOND — Robert L. Stevenson III, 59, of the Langdon Rd., passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at his home with his family by his side. More...

Keith Tompson

WOOLWICH — Keith Tompson, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Serivces will be held on Wednesday, December 21st from 10:00am - 1:00pm at the North Woolwich Methodist Church, Woolwich. More...

Ronald S. Hodgdon

WISCASSET — Ronald S. Hodgdon, 83, of Birch Point Road died Monday, December 12, 2011 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. He was born in Bath on November 28, 1928, a son of Lewis P. and Anna (Swett) Hodgdon. More...

John Silas Ackley

BOWDOINHAM — John Ackley, 73, passed away at home after a long illness on December 12, 2011. There will no funeral services. A memorial for family and friends will be held in January. More...

Ronald S. Hodgdon

WISCASSET — Ronald S. Hodgdon, 83, of Birch Point Road died Monday, December 12, 2011 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Friday, December 16, 2011 at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. More...

Robert L. Stevenson III

RICHMOND — Robert L. Stevenson III, 59, of the Langdon Rd., passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at his home with his family by his side. Bob “Robby” was born on April 12, 1952 the son of Robert L. More...

Linda E. Leeman

WISCASSET — Linda E. Leeman, 64, died peacefully on December 16, 2011 in her home following a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was born on October 10, 1947 in Exeter, N. H., daughter of Orison E. Currier and Marjorie L. Currier. More...

Keith E. Thompson

WOOLWICH — Keith E. Thompson, 56, of Woolwich, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 17, 2011. He was born in Bath on November 2, 1955, the son of Edward and Barbara (Holderness) Thompson. More...

Mary A. Bowie

FREEPORT — Mary A. Bowie died Thursday afternoon December 15, 2011 at her home at Freeport Place with family at her side. More...

Shirley Stevens Mulligan

BEAUFORT, SC — Shirley Stevens Mulligan, 95, died peacefully on December 9, 2011 at Riverside in Beaufort, South Carolina. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on April 27, 1916, daughter of George Winfield Stevens and Amy Leigh Stevens. More...

Constance Mathison

BRUNSWICK — Constance Mathison, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2011. Services will be held on Tuesday, December 20th at 6:00pm at Demers-Desmond Funeral Home, 34 Cushing Street, Brunswick. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Elwin Smith BATH — Elwin Smith died on Thursday, December 19, 2011. Visiting hours will be on Sunday, December 18th from 1:00 - 3:00pm. More...

John Silas Ackley

BOWDOINHAM — John Ackley, 73, passed away at home after a long illness on Dec. 12, 2011. He was born June 22, 1938, the son of George and M. Evelyn Ackley. More...

Mildred B. Betts

THOMASTON — Mildred B. Betts, 87, of Bath, formerly of Thomaston, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 13th at the Hillhouse. She was born in Augusta, on March 4, 1924, the daughter of Peter and Elsie ( Moore) MacLaurin. More...

Dave Astor, creator of Maine’s ‘American Bandstand,’ dies

FALMOUTH ( AP) — The creator and host of Maine’s version of “American Bandstand” has died at 92. “ The Dave Astor Show” launched in 1956 and ran for 16 years on Maine television. More...