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Auslender, Abraham* - South Portland  
Abraham Auslender, 84 CAPE ELIZABETH - Abraham Auslender, 84, of Cape Elizabeth, peacefully passed away on Sept. 23, 2016, at South Portland Nur-sing Home. Abraham was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Salomon and Dina Auslender, on Jan. 15, 1932. He went to school in Argentina where he received a degree in electromechanical engineering at the Technological University of Buenos Aires. He married Josefina Zlotnik de Auslender on Dec. 24, 1955, in Buenos Aires. In Argentina, with his father-in-law, he became a successful entrepreneur. Once he moved to the United States, he and Josefina chose Cape Elizabeth as their new home. He worked at Dragon Cement Company of Maine in quality control for 10 years until his retirement. Following his retirement, he volunteered as a tutor in mathematics for Portland Adult Education. He was very proud of his American citizenship, which he adopted in 1997. Abraham is survived by Josefina, his wife of 60 years; their two sons, Marcelo and Ariel; and two grandchildren, Jacqueline and Gregor. Arrangements are under the care of Hobbs Funeral Home in South Portland.
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 30, 2016
Conley, Katherine L. "Katie"* - South Portland  
Katherine "Katie" L. Conley, 45 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Katherine "Katie" L. Conley of San Francisco, passed away unexpectedly at her home Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. A native of Cape Elizabeth, Katie was born Oct. 31, 1970, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the daughter of Daniel and Jean Conley. The family moved to Maine in 1976. She graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School in 1988 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in English from Saint Michael's College in Winooski, Vt., in 1992. After graduation, Katie pursued her passion for editorial work in the Boston area at Harvard University Press and Perkins School for the Blind. In 1991, she moved to San Francisco, where she excelled in her career in publishing at McGraw-Hill and Pearson Education. Katie was an amazing daughter and sister, a proud aunt, and a devoted friend. She took a genuine interest in people, loved lively conversation, and always engaged everyone around her with her intelligence, gentle humor and witty observations. She also had effortless good taste and brought a wonderful sense of style to everything she did. She was passionate about food, travel and the outdoors, where she loved to hike and ski. Katie often gathered friends together for cultural outings as a way to share her love of art, literature and music with the people she loved. A memorable cultural adventure was a recent two-week tour of Italy with her mother and sister Mary. Katie will be remembered with love by her family. She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Conley, of Cape Elizabeth. She is survived by her mother, Jean Conley, of Cape Elizabeth; sister, Mary Conley, of San Francisco; sister, Maggie Conley Frigard, her husband Steve, and son Teddy, of South Portland; and sister, Anne Conley Stauss, and her children Jack, Mattie and Kate, of Hopkinton, Mass. Visiting hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Rd., South Portland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at St. Bartholomew Church, 8 Two Lights Rd., Cape Elizabeth. A private burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth. Contributions can be made in Katie's name to a program (that teaches low-income families and children how to cook healthy meals) called "Cooking Matters," at 18Reasons ( 18reasons.org )
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 30, 2016
Freeman, Miles Covell*  
Miles Covell Freeman, 95 OGUNQUIT - Miles Covell Freeman, 95, of Grasshopper Lane, died peacefully in his home after a long illness, on July 4, 2016. Born Aug. 18, 1920, the son of Harry and Marion (Johnson) Freeman, he grew up in Portland on Stevens Avenue, graduating from Deering High School in 1938. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1948, after choosing Civilian Public Service during WWII. On April 14, 1956, he married Dr. Ruth Endicott. Freeman founded the York County chapter of Habitat for Humanity in 1985. He was predeceased by his siblings, Walter Freeman, Louise Phillips, and Ada Willey; and a daughter, Nella Hudon, in 2004. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Lynne Freeman-Sauer and her husband, David, of Wells; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the United Methodist Church of Ogunquit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity of York County.
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 30, 2016
Ingraham, Marlene L.* - Kennebunk  
Marlene L. Ingraham, 60 KENNEBUNK - Marlene L. Ingraham, 60, of Kennebunk, died peacefully on Sept. 23, 2016, at her residence, sur-rounded by her loving family, following a brave, five-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Lewiston Feb. 6, 1956, the daughter of Rosaire N. and Theresa A. (Asselin) Landry. She grew up in Lewiston, where she graduated from Lewiston High School. Marlene began working as a teller at the former Casco Northern Bank, working her way up to branch manager. She then applied for a managerial position with Unum Insurance but was told she did not have the requisite education and experience for the job. Marlene then applied for an entry level position at Unum. From there, over the next 28 years, she worked her way up to the position of vice president of group life. Her family was her everything. She enjoyed spending time with her husband bowling, going out for dinner and wine, and vacationing in Bethel yearly to celebrate their anniversary. Time with her daughters was spent shopping, taking trips to the beach in the summer, and decorating her home for the seasons. Plants and flowers could always be found well-tended to. The Christmas season meant everything to her. This was evident through her decorated home, grand Santa collections, meticulous Christmas tree and a jolly obsession with Christmas music. She was predeceased by her parents. Survivors include her loving husband of 35 years, Edward A. Ingraham of Kennebunk; three daughters, Meg Kondi of Wellesley, Mass., Stephanie Ingraham of Kennebunk, and Michelle Ingraham of Wells; two brothers, Kenneth Landry of Clermont, Fla., and Gary Landry of Lewiston; three granddaughters, Charlotte and Reece Kondi, and Ivy Marlene Ingraham, who was named in honor of her "Mimi." Visiting hours will be Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, from 2-5 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. At 4 p.m., the family will share their memories, and invite all present to join them. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Marlene's Book of Memories page at: www.bibberfuneral.com Should friends choose, memorial donations in her name are encouraged to: The American Cancer Society One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300 Topsham, ME 04086-1246
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2016
Minshull, Elizabeth Knight "Betsy"*  
Elizabeth "Betsy" Knight Minshull PORTLAND - Elizabeth (Betsy) Knight Minshull of Portland passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2016, at home, surrounded by people she loved and who loved her. She is survived by husband Bill, son Billy, and daughter Susie and her husband Derek Brown. The family would like to thank New England Cancer Specialists for the excellent care she received. Contributions in her memory may be made to Maine Cancer Foundation 170 U.S. Route One, Suite 250 Falmouth, ME 04105
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 30, 2016
Raisbeck, Dr. Barbara (Wiener)* - Portland  
Dr. Barbara (Wiener) Raisbeck, 88 SCARBOROUGH - Dr. Barbara (Wiener) Raisbeck, 88, of Piper Shores, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. She was the wife of the late Gordon Raisbeck. Barbara was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Arlington, Mass., the daughter of the late Norbert and Marguerite (Engemann) Wiener. After grad-uating from high school, Barbara went on to receive her bachelor's degree from Boston University School of Journalism and then earned her Ph.D. in biology from Brandeis University. Barbara had a career in journalism and worked as a newspaper reporter. She published many short stories and poems. While raising five children, Barbara worked toward a Ph.D. in biology. She also had a career in science, working as a professor of biology and doing research in the field of insect physiology. Barbara was a member of the League of Woman Voters, a member and past president of the Portland Club, and belonged to many literary and book clubs. A voracious reader, Barbara always had a book in hand and another in her bag. She continued to write stories and articles long into retirement. Barbara enjoyed exploring local history, and restoring and decorating her Victorian homes. Barbara was a lover of animals, and cared for her dogs as long as she had the strength. She is survived by her children, Michael Raisbeck of Chelmsford, Mass., Lucy Trombley of Grand Isle, Vt., Alison Lanman of Port-land, and James Raisbeck of Lowell, Mass. She also leaves 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by beloved son, Timothy Raisbeck. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at noon at St. Luke's Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland. To sign Barbara's guestbook and leave memories and condolences for the family, visit: www.advantageportland.com
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 30, 2016
Widdows, Rev John Herbert* - Portland  
Rev. John Herbert Widdows, 84 PORTLAND - The Reverend John Herbert Widdows, of Portland, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Gosnell Hospice House. John was born in Yonkers, NY on Feb. 20, 1932, to parents Arthur Widdows and Maud Wood. John attended public schools in Yonkers. He received a BA from Columbia University, an MDiv from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale and an MS in Pastoral Counseling from Iona College. He was ordained to the Episcopal deaconate and priesthood at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. John's ministry included serving as curate and rector of various Episcopal churches in New York State. Certified as Diplomate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, he then spent 18 years as Director of an Interfaith Counseling Center with 32 sponsoring congregations in New York State. In the 1960's, John took part in the Selma to Montgomery March and also was one of multitudes of clergy present when Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the historic Civil Rights event in Washington, D.C. On Jan. 6, 1968, John married Joan Katharine Warner. They had two daughters, Katharine Ann Widdows and Jessica Angela Christopher. In 1991, after the death of his wife, John and his daughter Kate moved to Portland, where he opened Casco Bay Counseling. He was the Director until 2011. He met Cynthia R. Witt in the St. Luke's Cathedral choir in 1991 and they were married on Oct. 3, 1992. John is survived by his wife Cynthia; daughter Kate (Richard Bishop); step children, The Reverend Richard Cyril Witt, Jr. (Tracy Leavitt), Amy Melissa Witt (Hans Hackett), and Jennifer Witt Love (Scott Love); grandchildren, Candace Christopher and Arielle Christopher Quiñones, and stepgrandchildren, Elijah and Spencer Love, Asa Leavitt Witt and Jesse Leavitt. John also leaves behind their beloved cat, Abigail, who had guarded him throughout his illness. John was predeceased by his parents; his brother Kenneth; his wife Joan; and his daughter Jessica. John's professional affiliations included: Diplomate Association of Pastoral Counselors, Chair of the Maine State Licensing Board for Counselors, and at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke John was co-founder of the Healing Team, sang in the choir, served as a group leader and lector, and was a Pastoral Counselor in collaborative program with the Cathedral. John was excited to have been the pioneer of Opdivo Immunotherapy for a select group of NSC stage 4 lung cancer patients in Maine, which gave him 10 months of quality time before he succumbed to the disease. In the spirit of his ministry, John elected to donate his body to the Anatomical Donor Program at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New England. We know in our hearts that God has uttered, "servant well done!" A memorial service will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State Street, Portland. Donations in John's memory may be made to: Episcopal Cathedral of St. Luke
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2016

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Belisle, Alfred Edward* - Westbrook  
Alfred Edward Belisle, 82 WESTBROOK - Alfred Edward Belisle, 82, was born in Biddeford on Oct. 24, 1933, the only child of Albert Belisle and Esther Whittingham Bright. He passed away unex-pectedly at his Westbrook home Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Al graduated from Biddeford High School and went on to attend the University of Maine. He graduated in 1956 with a B.S. in chemical engineering. He served two years as an officer in the U.S. Army before returning to complete his master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maine in 1960. He was a world-renowned expert in the pulp and paper industry, providing consulting services throughout his career. He started his career as a research engineer for S.D. Warren, before eventually becoming the owner and president of Gorham International Inc. He met his wonderful wife of 57 years, Margaret "Peggy" Julian, while he was completing his master's degree. They settled in Westbrook, where Al organized and ran the youth Tuffy League Football program for 12 years. Peg and Al divided their time between Westbrook and Naples, Fla., after retirement. They were longtime members of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Westbrook. Al enjoyed golfing in Gorham and Naples, Fla. He enjoyed hunting and loved sports. He is survived by Peggy; his sons, Scott and Kevin; his daughter, Susan; and grandchildren Lauren Crane, Allison Belisle, David Belisle, Krista Belisle and twins Adam and Eric Belisle. The wake will be held Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2-4 p.m. at the Blais & Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook. A funeral Mass will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Parish (St. Hyacinth), 268 Brown St., Westbrook. A reception will follow in the church hall. Online condolences can be expressed at: blaisandhayfuneralhome.com
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 29, 2016
Carlson, Nelson G.* - Grafton  
Nelson G. Carlson, 81 GRAFTON - Nelson G. Carlson, 81, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Wells, Maine, and Grafton, Mass., passed away Sept. 12, 2016, at his residence, under the loving care of family. Mr. Carlson was born May 18, 1935, in Worcester, Mass., to his parents Ivar Carlson and Linnea (Svenson) Carlson. He was a retired executive with over 30 years of service for the Chrysler Corporation. He and his loving wife moved to The Villages, Fla., from Wells in 2009, and were members of St. Timothy's Catholic Church in The Villages. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Dolores A. Carlson of The Villages; three sons: Steven (Barbara) Carlson of Wells, Kenneth (Kristin) Carlson of The Villages, and Kevin Carlson of Derry, N.H.; two daughters: Linda Carlson Stem of The Villages, and Maria Carlson of Manchester, N.H.; two brothers: Richard Carlson of Puyallop, Wash., and Roger Carlson of Covington, Wash.; two sisters: Margaret Souda of Shrewsbury, Mass., and Linnea Mazejka of Worcester, Mass.; eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Nancy Kielinen, Ivar Carlson, Ronald Carlson and Charlotte O'Shannon. All are welcome to gather with Nelson's family and friends Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m.-noon at Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton, Mass., followed by A Mass of Resurrection at St. Phillip's Catholic Church at 12:30 p.m. He then will be laid to rest at St. Phillip's Cemetery in Grafton. Please visit an online guestbook to share a memory of Nelson or message of sympathy with his family, at: www.RoneyFuneralHome.com
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 29, 2016
Donohue III, John J. "Jack"* - Kennebunk  
John "Jack" J. Donohue, 90 KENNEBUNK - John J. Donohue "Jack," 90, of Kennebunk, died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday morn-ing, Sept. 27, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 23, 1926, in the parish of St. Gregory the Great, to John J. and Irene (Elsen) Donohue, Jack graduated from St. Francis Preparatory High School in 1944, served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946, and received his bachelor's degree in economics from Brooklyn College in 1957. He met and married the love of his life, Joan Elizabeth McGovern (also of Brooklyn), on Sept. 12, 1953. Jack was predeceased by his sisters, Kathleen Esposito and Mercedes Carter; his daughter, Joan Elizabeth Donohue Ellis; and his granddaughter, Julie Ann Ellis. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joan Elizabeth McGovern Donohue; his sister, Irene Alpert; his daughter, Eugenie Moffitt, her husband John and their seven children; his daughter, Margaret Donohue Barr, her husband Chris and their son; his son-in-law, James Ellis (married to Joan Donohue Ellis) and their daughter; his son, John Donohue, his wife Mary Claire and their five children; his son, Stephen Donohue, and his 12 children; his daughter, Patricia Donohue; his son, Daniel Donohue and his four children; his daughter, Monica Donohue O'Connor, her husband William and their five children; and his son, Brendan Donohue, his wife Maura and their four children. He also is survived by 17 great-grand children. Jack worked for 40 years in human resources for Caltex and Texaco, retiring in 1995. In 1961, he took his family to Tripoli, Libya, for five years, and three of his children were born there. In the mid 70s, Jack and his family took a brief interlude to run several businesses in Wells, under the name Captain Jack's Port o' Call. Joan and Jack retired to Kennebunk Beach in 1993. Jack was a man of faith, hard work, loyalty and love as husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, friend, patriot, and man of the Church. A member of the Knights of Columbus since his early 20s, Jack worked in religious education alongside his wife Joan for 35 years in various Catholic parishes, including Saint Mary's in Wells. He was a lector and usher throughout his life, most recently at the Franciscan Monastery in Kennebunk. Visiting hours will be Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, from 2-4 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. The funeral Mass will be Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at Holy Spirit Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 236 Eldridge Rd., Wells, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Ocean View Cemetery, Wells. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Jack's Book of Memories Page at: www.bibberfuneral.com Should friends choose, memorial donations in his name are encouraged to the Franciscan Monastery P.O. Box 273 Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 29, 2016
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