Barbara (Weiner) Raisbeck, 88, of Scarborough, Maine, died Sept. 24.

Raisbeck was a newspaper reporter during her career in journalism.

She also wrote and had published short stories and poems.

She leaves two sons, James and Michael; two daughters, Lucy and Alison; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.