Portland Obituaries

Portland Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via Foster's Daily Democrat 

    Police confirm death of bar fight victim

    Police have confirmed the death of the man involved in last weekend's bar fight at Gary's Sports Bar. James Unfonak, 44, of Rochester, was pronounced legally dead Monday afternoon by the State of Maine Medical Examiner's Office, according to Rochester Police Capt.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Foster's Daily Democrat 

    Police confirm death of bar fight victim

    Police have confirmed the death of the man involved in last weekend's bar fight at Gary's Sports Bar. James Unfonak, 44, of Rochester, was pronounced legally dead Monday afternoon by the State of Maine Medical Examiner's Office, according to Rochester Police Capt.

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  • Saturday Jan 30 | via Patch.com 

    Evelyn 'Jane' Norton, 89

    Evelyn "Jane" Norton, 89, a longtime resident of Framingham, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on January 25, 2016, of congestive heart failure. Jane was the loving wife of the late Paul E. Norton, a Framingham firefighter and local businessman, who died in 2002.

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  • Friday Jan 22 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Jay Hazen MacDonald

    Jay Hazen MacDonald, 59, was born on July 31, 1956, in Houlton, and died unexpectedly on January 20, 2016, at his home in South Portland. Sadly, Jay succumbed to pneumonia complicated by his debilitating muscular disorder.

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  • Friday Jan 22 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Dwayne 'Tom' Murphy Sr.

    He was born in Portland, ME, spending most of his life in the Penobscot County area. Tom graduated from Brewer High School in 1982.

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  • Thursday Jan 21 | via Dayton Daily News 

    MILLER, Jane Heldenbrand

    News Death Notice MILLER, Jane Heldenbrand 70, of St. James passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Miller was born August 30, 1945, daughter of the late Roy and Eleanor Crouse Heldenbrand.

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  • Sunday Jan 17 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Bill Zoidis

    Bill Zoidis, 85, died January 16, 2016 in Portland, ME. He was born December 14, 1930, in Bangor, the son of Paul and Dorothy Zoidis.

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  • Friday Jan 15 | via Bangor Daily News 

    James D. Coyne

    James D. Coyne, 87, of South Portland, formerly of Gray, Brewer and Hampden, ME died peacefully in his sleep early Christmas morning, December 25th, 2015. Jim was born in Brewer, the son of Phyllis and James H. Coyne, graduating from Brewer High School and Husson College, where he enjoyed playing as a member of the schools' basketball teams.

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  • Thursday Jan 14 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Maine man diagnosed with terminal cancer at 36 found...

    Bogart Salzberg embarked on a "farewell voyage" windsurfing from Portland to Bar Harbor in the summer of 2013 after receiving a terminal brain cancer diagnosis. He died on Jan. 6 at age 40. Sasha Salzburg and her husband, Evan Carroll, listen as her brother's journal is read aloud at a memorial service on the East End Beach in Portland on Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday Jan 13 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Remember to Remember

    Two years ago on this date, I wrote this story with the help of a friend named Emily O'Rourke, and the response was amazing. In the spirit of the piece, I think it's only fitting that I repost it on the anniversary of this tragic, community-altering event.

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  • Jan 8, 2016 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Beulah G. Ranquist

    ELLSWORTH AND SWAN'S ISLAND - Beulah G. Ranquist, 89, formerly of Swan's Island, died January 6, 2016 at an Ellsworth healthcare facility, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 12, 1926 on Swan's Island, the daughter of Ernest R. and Nora E. Withee.

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  • Jan 5, 2016 | via Valley Morning Star 

    Lawsuits: Portland, Maine, diocese hid sex abuse by ...

    Six men have sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, claiming church leaders concealed allegations that a priest sexually abused children for decades.

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  • Jan 3, 2016 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Rachelle Lee Johnson

    Rachelle Lee Johnson, age 33, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 with loved ones by her side in Portland, ME. She was born on July 24, 1982 in Blue Hill, a daughter of David Lee Johnson of Hancock and Tracy Ann Paquette of Bucksport.

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