Bereavement Services

  • Obituary

    Harry J. Scruton

    Harry Johnston Scruton, 86, of Aiken, South Carolina and Ocean Point, died March 27, 2015.

    The son of Harry W. and Alice (Hunt) Scruton, he was born April 21, 1928 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. A graduate of Ridley College, St. Catherines, Ontario, he also attended Drew University.

    Posted: Tue, 03/31/2015 - 8:45am
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    William B. Welsh

    William Brownlee Welsh, a former resident of Sawyer's Island and a former vice president of the Boothbay Region Land Trust, died March 24, 2015, in Springfield, Virginia. He was 90.

    Welsh joined BRLT’s board of directors in 1987. Two years later, he took on a leadership role as the trust’s vice president. He served as vice president until 1996 when his term on the board expired.

    Posted: Tue, 03/31/2015 - 8:15am
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    Randy N. Pearce

    Randy N. Pearce, 68, of Walpole died unexpectedly March 16, 2015 at Maine Medical Center.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on March 6, 1947.

    Randy worked as a sternman, clam digger and on an offshore fishing boat.

    He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Virginia Pearce; two brothers, Danny and Shawn Pearce; and a son, Shannon Pearce.

    Posted: Mon, 03/30/2015 - 1:45pm
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    Elisabeth A. Harvey

    Elisabeth “Betty” Anne Harvey, 94, died peacefully at Sweetbrook Nursing Home, Williamstown, Massachusetts, on March 21, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Cecil Lee Harvey to whom she was married for over 70 years.

    Posted: Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:00am
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    Lester W. Hodgdon Jr.

    Lester W. Hodgdon Jr., 89, of Westport Island, died March 25, 2015 at St. Andrews Village, Gregory Wing, Boothbay Harbor.

    Born in Wiscasset on August 16, 1925, he was the son of Lester W. Hodgdon Sr. and Helena Higgins Hodgdon.

    Posted: Mon, 03/30/2015 - 8:15am
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    Henry R. Dunsmore

    Henry Robert “Bob” Dunsmore, 72, of Boothbay Harbor died unexpectedly on March 22, 2015 at his home.

    He was born Feb. 24, 1943 in Grand Lake Stream, Maine, to Henry F. Dunsmore and Stella Amanda (Yates) Dunsmore.

    Posted: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:45pm
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    John Hurst

    John Hurst, 88, died peacefully on March 19, 2015 at his home in Boothbay Harbor.

    Born and raised in Bozeman, Montana, Hurst earned a degree in botany from Montana State University in 1949. He loved reading, fishing, world history, politics and walking dogs to town.

    Posted: Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:00am
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    Tammy S. Purington

    Tammy Sue Purington, 51, of Boothbay died March 13, 2015 in the loving arms of her best friend and soul mate of 32 years, Irv Purington, due to complications of diabetes.

    Posted: Thu, 03/19/2015 - 3:15pm
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    Harold V. Webber

    Harold V. Webber, 95, of West Southport, died peacefully March 16, 2015 at Maine General Hospital surrounded by loved ones.

    He was born on May 22, 1919 in West Southport to George Webber and Carrie (Vail) Webber.

    Posted: Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:15am
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    Kenneth E. Bradley

    Kenneth E. Bradley, 55, of Boothbay Harbor, died on March 13, 2015 at his home.

    He was born in Damariscotta on July 31, 1959 to Edgar Bradley and Patricia (Gifford) Irish. Kenneth was one of six siblings. He attended local schools before joining the military and completing his GED while in military training.

    Posted: Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:00pm
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    Dyer S. Talley

    Dyer Stuck “Bud” Talley, 93, of Richmond, Va, died peacefully on March 8, 2015.

    He was born in Syracuse, New York on November 17, 1921 to the late Dr. Dyer Beeler Talley and Ester Antoinette Stuck. Dyer was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Priscilla Stewart Talley and two sisters, Antoinette T. Michell and Jacqueline T. Castle.

    Posted: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:30pm
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    David J. Thwaites

    David J. Thwaites died at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston March 10.

    The beloved husband of Kathleen A. (Mayo) Thwaites, he was 83 years of age.

    Posted: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:15pm
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    Gloria M. Tirrell

    Gloria M. Tirrell, 84, of Boothbay died at her home on March 10, 2015, after a long battle with several illnesses.

    She was born in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, to Theodore and Beatrice (Nickerson) Briggs, and was raised in Brockton and Whitman, Massachusetts. She graduated from Whitman High School in 1947 and The John Robert Powers School of Modeling in Boston.

    Posted: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:30am
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    R. Peter Brandt

    R. Peter Brandt, beloved husband and father, died February 15, 2015 at home in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

    Posted: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:15am
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    Jane D. McClennan

    Jane Dawes McClennan of Winchester, Mass. and Isle of Springs died March 8 at the age of 97.

    She was predeceased by her parents, Chester and Anna Dawes, her brother, Laurens Dawes, and by her beloved husband of 47 years, John H. McClennan.

    Posted: Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:15pm
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    Richard R. Steen

    Richard R. "Dick" Steen of Alna died peacefully with his family at his side on March 8, 2015 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Dick was born in Bath on January 10, 1924 to Aubrey and Esther Steen. Dick grew up in Bath and Arrowsic. He also spent many happy summers in Five Islands. Dick graduated from Morse High school.

    Posted: Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:45am
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    Dr. John J. Kazalski, D.O.

    Dr. John J. Kazalski, D.O., 68, died March 6, 2015 at his home in Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:45pm
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    Chester R. Crocker


    Chester R. Crocker, 92, of Lowelltown Road, Wiscasset died March 8, 2015 at his residence.

    He was born in Damariscotta on May 21, 1922, a son of John H. and Margueritte (Lessner) Crocker.

    Posted: Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:30am
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    Frederick L. Kelley

    Frederick L. Kelley, 86, a resident of Edgecomb, died at the Maine Medical Center on Feb. 7, 2015.

    He leaves his wife of 62 years, Esther, and his two sons, Jonathan and Peter, and their wives and several grandchildren.

    Posted: Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:15am
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    Weston N. Andersen

    Weston Neil Andersen, pioneering Maine craftsman and founder of the ceramics business that bore his name, died March 1, 2015 at his home in East Boothbay.

    Posted: Tue, 03/10/2015 - 8:00am
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    Joan F. Parker

    Joan Falvey Parker, 83, wife of the late Joseph S. W. Parker Sr., of Marblehead, Massachusetts and Southport, died peacefully at home March 4.

    Posted: Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:15am
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    Andrew D. Goupil

    Andrew David Goupil died unexpectedly on Feb. 28, 2015, with loved ones by his side.

    Posted: Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:30am
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    Weston N. Andersen

    Weston Neil Andersen, of East Boothbay, died peacefully in his home in the early afternoon of Sunday, March 1, 2015.

    Visitation will be Friday, March 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Weston’s memory may be made to the Community Energy Fund of Lincoln County, P.O. Box 40, Bristol, ME 04539.

    Posted: Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:00am
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    Laurie J. Morey

    Laurie Jeanette Morey, 79, of Rockland, died Feb. 20, 2015 at her home with her son and caregiver, Mark, by her side.

    Posted: Mon, 03/02/2015 - 9:30am
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    Theresa I. Farmer

    Theresa Irene Farmer, 47, died unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2014 at her home in Trevett.

    She was born Sept. 29, 1967 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, to Kenneth E. Brown and Diana M. Cote. Theresa grew up in Greenfield, Massachusetts, where she attended local public schools.

    Posted: Sun, 03/01/2015 - 3:45pm
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    Cleveland F. Ashton

    Cleveland F. Ashton, 72, of Wiscasset died Feb. 24, 2015 at Bodwell House in Brunswick.

    He was born Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Arthur S. Ashton Sr. and Kathleen Ashton Overlock.

    Posted: Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:45am
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    Alan C. Tindal


    Alan Calder Tindal died Feb. 11, 2015 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor at the age of 93.

    Posted: Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:45am
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    Gloria J. Kelley

    Gloria Jean Kelley, 72, of Lowell Town Road, Wiscasset died Feb. 21, 2015 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick after a long illness.

    Posted: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:30pm
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    Thomas A. Maynes

    Thomas A. Maynes, 69, of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 11, 2015 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, surrounded by loved ones, after a long, heroic battle with multiple myeloma.

    He was born on July 27, 1945 in Hanover, New Hampshire, and was the youngest child of the late Arthur Murray Maynes and Lena (Drapeau) Maynes of Littleton, New Hampshire.

    Posted: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:30pm
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    Maureen K. Hynes

    Maureen Kay Hynes of Edgecomb died at home on the morning of Feb. 18 after a brief illness, surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and devoted husband of 45 years, Michael Hynes.

    Maureen was a loving wife, incredible mother, and enchanting "Cha Cha" to her grandchildren. She was quick to smile and laugh, forever compassionate and loyal, and a cherished friend. All who had the pleasure to know her will dearly miss Maureen.

    Posted: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:30am
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    Thomas H. Milligan

    Thomas H. Milligan, 66, of Brunswick, died at the Maine Veterans Hospital on Feb. 14, 2015, surrounded by family.

    Tom grew up in Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Region High School in the class of 1966. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and served in the submarine service as a Quartermaster 2nd Class Petty Officer.

    Posted: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:30am
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    Richard T. Orne

    Richard Tirrell Orne, of West Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully in his home in the early afternoon of Feb. 16, 2015.

    Posted: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:30am
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    Alfred J. Papineau

    Alfred J. Papineau, 78, formerly of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 12, 2015 after a long battle with ALS.

    Posted: Sun, 02/22/2015 - 2:30pm
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    Chris C. Wheeler Sr.

    Chris C. Wheeler Sr., 48, of Lisbon died Feb. 17, 2015, at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, with his loving family at his side, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident

    Chris was born in Boothbay Harbor on Sept. 22, 1966, a son of Patricia (Chase) and Robert Wheeler Jr.

    Posted: Thu, 02/19/2015 - 1:00pm
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    Jason A. Simpson

    Jason A. "Skippy" Simpson died unexpectedly on Feb. 12, 2015.

    Jason was born In Waterville on Dec. 13, 1974 to parents Annette and Michael. He grew up in the Woolwich-Wiscasset area, attending grade school at Woolwich Central and graduating from Wiscasset High School in 1993.

    Posted: Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:45am
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    Elizabeth B. Hayes

    Elizabeth B. "Bogie" Hayes, 89, of Essex, Connecticut died peacefully Feb. 8, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.

    Posted: Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:30am
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    Eftemia Wallace

    Eftemia “Effie” Kessaris Wallace died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Feb. 13, 2015 in Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:15am
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    George D. Jones

    George David Jones died Feb. 7, 2015 at his home in Brewer.

    He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on April 15, 1943, the son of the late Clyde and Sally Hodgdon Jones.

    David grew up in East Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Region High School. He went to Brewer and worked at Igol Electric until he retired.

    Posted: Mon, 02/16/2015 - 1:00pm
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    Vernon D. Stapleford

    Vernon D. Stapleford died Feb. 15, 2015 at St. Andrews Village.

    Posted: Mon, 02/16/2015 - 1:00pm
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    Phyllis W. Raymond

    Phyllis Webster Raymond, 71, formerly of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 9, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a five year battle with brain cancer.

    She was born Oct. 2, 1943, a daughter to the late Col. Lawrence and Mildred Webster.

    Phyllis was a graduate of Cony High School and attended Central Maine Beauty School. She was a longtime owner and operator of Shampoo Hair Salon in Augusta for over 45 years where she developed many customers and longtime friends.

    Posted: Fri, 02/13/2015 - 2:15pm
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    Betty L. Vollmer

    In the company of family and friends, Betty Vollmer died Feb. 8, 2015 at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta.

    Posted: Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:00am
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    Allan D. Roscoe

    Allan D. Roscoe, USAF (Ret.), 70, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, died Feb. 5, 2015 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Alley) Roscoe, to whom he was married for 51 years.

    Posted: Mon, 02/09/2015 - 1:00pm
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    Robert T. Wright Jr.

    Robert T. "Bob" Wright Jr., 68, of Bowling Green, Virginia, died Jan. 19, 2015 at his home.

    Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on Aug. 10, 1946, he was the son of the late Robert T. Wright, Sr. and Ruth Lambert Wright, who were Wiscasset residents for many years.

    Posted: Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:30pm
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    Gerald B. Hyson

    Gerald Bernard Hyson, 85, a lifelong resident of East Boothbay died peacefully surrounded by his family on Feb. 1, 2015.

    Jerry was born in Wiscasset, April 1, 1929, the third child of Charles and Cyclie Hyson. His family later moved to East Boothbay where he lived and worked all the rest of his life.

    Posted: Thu, 02/05/2015 - 8:15am
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    Patricia A. Giles

    Patricia Ann Giles of Boothbay died peacefully at the Winship Green in Bath on Jan. 30, 2015.

    Patricia was born on Barters Island to Clarence Campbell II and Irene (Harrington) Campbell. She was a graduate of Boothbay Region High School class of 1960. Her class was the first class to attend Boothbay Regional High School all four years.

    Posted: Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:45pm
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    Helen S. Stoodley


    Helen S. Stoodley, 96, of West Shore Road, Westport Island, died peacefully on Jan. 26, 2015 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta.

    She was born on May 14, 1918 in Watertown, Massachusetts, the daughter of Edwin and Katherine (Nutting) Stark.

    Posted: Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:00pm
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    Raymond L. Murray

    Raymond L. Murray, 82, formerly of Fayette, died peacefully Jan. 24, 2015 at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. Murray was born and raised in Boothbay.

    A full obituary and service announcement will be published in the spring.

    Posted: Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:15am
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    Elizabeth M. Brown

    Elizabeth M. Brown, 98, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died Jan. 24, 2015 at Rose Manor Assisted Living.

    She was born on Westport Island on Sept. 7, 1916, a daughter of Robert and Mary Jane (Routh) Greenleaf.

    Posted: Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:00am
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    Deanna H. Mansir

    Deanna H. Mansir, a resident of Wiscasset and West Melbourne, Florida, died Jan. 26, 2015 peacefully at her home in Wiscasset after a courageous battle with cancer.

    Posted: Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:45am
  • Memorial service for Mary Patrick

    A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Dennett, Craig & Pate 365 Main St., Saco for Mary Marion Patrick, age 69. She was born on Nov. 1, 1945 in Augusta, the daughter of Stephen and Harriet Pease Patrick. She died on Jan. 7, 2015 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:00pm