Tag Archives: death

Dorothy Bryant St. Peter MacDonald, 1929-2019

Dorothy Bryant St. Peter MacDonald, 89, of Portland, entered into eternal rest on May 29, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on Sept. 12, 1929, the daughter of Bertha and James Perley Bryant of New Gloucester, Maine. Keep reading obituary in the Portland Press Herald.

Robert “Bobby” Chapman, 56

Robert “Bobby” Chapman 56 of New Gloucester, passed away on March 25, 2019, at his home in New Gloucester. He was born in Portland, the oldest of three children. Keep reading obituary in the Portland Press Herald.

Police still investigating 2018 drowning of New Gloucester woman

AUBURN (Sun Journal/WGME) — A New Gloucester woman whose body was found in a pond at the northern tip of Lake Auburn in July 2018 died from drowning combined with drug intoxication, according to state medical officials. Keep reading Christopher Williams’ SunJournal report on WGME’s website.

Chief Sacco remembered by colleagues and friends

OXFORD — During his tenure as fire chief in New Gloucester, Gary Sacco was the boss.

“Depending on how people were faced with Gary, they could come up quick and say, ‘He’s just a gruff man,’ and he was, on the professional front,” said New Gloucester Fire Capt. Scott Doyle,  a longtime colleague, neighbor and friend of Sacco.

“On the personal front, he had one of the biggest hearts of anyone I would ever know.” Keep reading Jon Bolduc’s story in the Sun Journal.

Catherine Lynn Lewis, 36

AUBURN – With family by her side, Catherine Lynn Lewis, 36, of New Gloucester, went Home to join her dad on March 8, following her courageous battle with melanoma. Keep reading obituary in the Sun Journal.

Gary Sacco, 63

PORTLAND – Gary Joseph Sacco, 63, of Poland, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Maine Medical Center in Portland shortly after honoring one of his fallen brothers of the fire department. Keep reading in the Portland Press Herald.

Firefighters and rescue workers escorted former New Gloucester Fire Chief

Firefighters and rescue workers escorted former New Gloucester Fire Chief  to Lewiston/Auburn in a caravan on Monday where he will be remembered by many this weekend. His death on Sunday stunned the community as he was attending Berwick firefighter Joel Barnes’ funeral. Sacco served as Fire Chief for a dozen years in New Gloucester and was currently the Oxford Department Fire Chief.

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Procession of fire trucks escort Oxford chief’s body to Lewiston

LEWISTON — The body of Oxford Fire Chief Gary Sacco arrived Monday afternoon at a local funeral home. He died Sunday while attending the funeral of Capt. Joel Barnes of the Berwick Fire Department in Portland, according to Oxford fire officials. Keep reading staff report in the Sun Journal.

Oxford fire chief Gary Sacco dies while attending comrade’s memorial service

Former New Gloucester Fire Chief Gary Sacco died Sunday after experiencing medical episode while attending a memorial service for Berwick Fire Capt. Joel Barnes. Read J.Craig Anderson’s report in the Portland Press Herald.


Marcia M. Lamont, 70

Marcia M. Lamont, 70, of New Gloucester, Maine, passed away, February 22, 2019. Read obituary in the Portland Press Herald.