Obituaries

Edward H. "Robbie" Robinson M.D.

Edward H. "Robbie" Robinson M.D.

Scarborough, ME - We lost our very special dad, friend and husband of 69 years on Sunday, March 17, 2019.  Edward H. "Robbie" Robinson, M.D. passed away at the Maine Veteran's Home in Scarborough, Maine. He was born April 23, 1924 in Antrim, NH to Don and Helen Robinson. After graduating from Antrim High School (1942) Robbie entered the University of New Hampshire as a member of the ASTP, then went on to pre-med at the University of Pittsburg and Medical School at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. During his second year at “Jeff” he met Jackie Lingle, a student at the...

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Arthur L. Woodcock

Arthur L. Woodcock

Gray, ME - Arthur Lee Woodcock, Sr., 82, died peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home on Forest Lake, Gray, Maine on March 18, 2019. Arthur was born on Vinalhaven Island, Maine, on August 22, 1936, to Cecile Cloumb and Edwin E. Woodcock. He attended school on Vinalhaven Island, and moved to the mainland at the age of 12, where he attended North Yarmouth schools and graduated from Greely Institute in Cumberland in 1954. He served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict, on the aircraft carrier Tarawa. He was assigned to the flight deck, in a hot suit, as...

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Jean C. (Carr) Bunnell

Jean C. (Carr) Bunnell

PORTLAND   Jean C. Bunnell passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior at Maine Medical Center on Friday March 8.  Jean’s passing followed over seven weeks of hospitalization after an extensive open-heart surgery in mid-January.           Jean was born September 25, 1949 in Portland to William and Frances (Oliver) Carr of Falmouth. She attended Falmouth Schools and went on to attain a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Southern Maine at Gorham. In later years, she also obtained a master’s degree in special education from the University of Southern Maine.           Jean enjoyed a number of positions during...

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Marilyn C. (Haley) Rickett

Marilyn C. (Haley) Rickett

Born on June 25, 1928, to Carroll Haley and Evelyn (Hall) Haley the family resided in Fryeburg, Maine. After graduating from Fryeburg Academy, she moved to Portland.  There she worked as a bookkeeper for H.P. Hood and then The Surplus Store, before retiring. She was predeceased by her parents, 3 siblings, her husband Thomas Rickett Sr., and a grandson. Tom and Marilyn raised their 6 children; Darlene (Steve) Mantis Sherry (Mike) Ferrante Lynda (Ron) Goodwin Lynn (Mike) Gurney Thomasine Rickett Thomas Rickett Jr. After that, Marilyn opened her home to many foster children, who called her Mimi.  She adopted two...

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Robert F. Cobb Sr,

Robert F. Cobb Sr,

Portland, ME – Robert F. Cobb Sr., 86, of Portland, passed away at his home on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  He was the husband of June E. (Forbes) Cobb for a wonderful thirty-five years. He was born in Portland, ME on November 30, 1932 a son of the late Charles F. and Vanetta (Showers) Cobb.  He attend local area schools in Portland and later served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1952 – 1956. Bob worked in Shipping and receiving for A & P for twenty-two years and then for AB Dick until his retirement. Bob...

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