Obituaries

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  • Obituary

    Roland O. Haskell Jr.

    Roland Oscar Haskell Jr., 63, of Bath entered into eternal life April 21, 2017.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on May 25, 1953 to Roland Oscar Haskell, from Little Deer Island, and Vivian Smith Haskell from Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    William M. Thompson

    William Magill Thompson of Sheepscot died peacefully April 24, 2017. Bill will be remembered for his intellectual curiosity, imagination, humanistic approach to life, and love of music and literature (as demonstrated by his extensive library containing over 4,000 volumes).

    Posted: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Morna H. Farnum

    Morna H. Farnum, 90, of Madison, formerly of Alna died April 19, 2017 at Maplecrest Nursing Home in Madison, with family by her side.

    Posted: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Martha S. Dalton

    Martha S. Dalton, 86, of Jones Road, Wiscasset died with family by her side on April 20, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    Posted: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Graveside service for Jean E. Dodge

    A graveside service and committal for Jean E. Dodge, 86, formerly of East Boothbay and Venice Florida will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery, Boothbay Harbor, on Friday, May 5 at 2 p.m. Pastor Richard Rego will officiate. A reception following the service will be at the East Boothbay Methodist Church, Route 96, East Boothbay.

    Posted: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 7:00am
  • Obituary

    Julia L. Bergquist

    Julia L. Bergquist, 94, of Brunswick died in her home in the loving care of her family on April 14.

    Posted: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 8:15am
  • Margaret O. Kelly

    Margaret Orne Kelly, 98, died April 3, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, where she had lived since 1942. 

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Dr. George Jones

    Dr. George Jones of East Boothbay died at home on April 14, 2017. With his family at his side, he was at peace and ready to set sail for his next great adventure. George always followed his passions, turning dreams into realities throughout his life. He believed that time was of the essence. In his 75 years, he rarely turned down the challenge of a new adventure.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Sandra S. Whitehead

    Sandra Stone Whitehead, 70, of Lynchburg, Virginia and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, died on April 16, 2017 of bone cancer.

    She was born June 12, 1946 in Lynchburg, the daughter of Russell Livingston Stone and Eva DeJarnette Stone. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reuben and Mary Ellen (Hatchett) Stone and Gordon Charles and Mattie (Francis) DeJarnette.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Stephen R. Rogers

    Stephen Russell Rogers, 76, of Woolwich went home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 1, 2017.

    Steve was born in Bath on August 14, 1940 to Harold Morse and Mildred Vern (Harrington) Rogers.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Betty N. LaPointe

    Betty N. LaPointe, 90, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, formerly of Wrentham, Massachusetts, died peacefully April 8, 2017 in Maine. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmond J. LaPointe.

    Posted: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Helga I. McEachern

    Helga I. McEachern of Punta Gorda, Florida and a longtime summer visitor to Boothbay Harbor, died April 11, 2017.

    She was born March 13, 1938 in Berlin, Germany, the beloved daughter of Lieselotte and Fritz Kretzschmar.

    Posted: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Rev. James P. Beliasov

    James P. Beliasov, 78, was taken suddenly to be with his Savior and Lord on March 23, 2017. He was a faithful pastor of God’s word.

    Posted: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Robert P. Landry

    Robert Perry Landry, 79, of Skowhegan died peacefully at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan on March 23, 2017.

    He born April 27, 1937 the son of Richard and Beatrice (Perry) Landry. Robert was raised in Sanford where he graduated from Sanford High School, Class of 1955. He is described in his high school yearbook as "everybody's best friend."

    Posted: Fri, 04/07/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Thomas H. Davis

    Thomas H. Davis of Wiscasset died March 29, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Tom suffered a massive heart attack from which he did not recover. He was 57 years old.

    Originally from Farmington, New Hampshire, he was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Christine Davis.

    Posted: Tue, 04/04/2017 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Virginia S. Brun

    Virginia Sortwell Brun, known by many as Sally, died peacefully at her Wiscasset home April 3, 2017 at the age of 100 and three months.

    Posted: Tue, 04/04/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Robert L. Perkins

    Robert L. Perkins, 88, died March 30, 2017 at St. Andrews Village surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie Perkins who died in 2003.

    Posted: Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:15am
  • Death Notice

    Robert L. Perkins

    Robert L. Perkins, 88, of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully with his family by his side on the morning of March 30, 2017.

    Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 9 from 2-4 p.m. at Hall's Funeral Home, Boothbay, with a Masonic Service at 3:30 p.m. 

    Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 10 at 1 p.m. at Hall's Funeral Home, Boothbay.

    In lieu of flowers, contributions to Bayview Lodge, P.O.Box 364, East Boothbay, ME 04544

    A full obituary to follow. 

    Posted: Sun, 04/02/2017 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Albert J. Tagg

    Lt. Col. and Captain Albert James “Jim” Tagg Sr., 83, of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, died March 25, 2017, in Tampa, Florida surrounded by his loving family.

    Jim was born on April 21, 1934, in Beverly, Massachusetts, the son of Thomas and Nora Freer Tagg.

    Posted: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Matthew D. Gordon

    Matthew “Matt” Dennis Gordon (aka Moosie) died unexpectedly March 24, 2017 with family by his side.

    Matt was born, raised, and rooted in Wiscasset. He lived with his parents and brother until it was time for the brothers to both set down their own roots.

    Matt went through the Wiscasset School system until graduating in 2002. He was a three sport varsity athlete, leaving behind an unbroken record in shot put and discus. He also excelled in basketball and soccer.

    Posted: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Dr. Paula J. Hallett

    Dr. Paula Jane Hallett (nee Shea) died peacefully before dawn March 19.

    She was the oldest child of the late Pauline Christian Shea and Dr. John T Shea of Foxborough, Massachusettts. Like her father, Paula attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, graduating with summa cum laude honors from the School of Medicine. She lived for many years in Concord, Massachusetts and in Boothbay Harbor, Maine where she retired.

    Posted: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Doris W. Cunningham

    Doris White Cunningham, 71, of Elloree, South Carolina, wife of Neil O. Cunningham, died March 22, 2017 at her home with her husband by her side.

    A memorial service was held Saturday at the residence in Elloree.

    Posted: Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    Murray C. Keene Jr.

    Murray C. Keene Jr., known far and wide as “Toppy,” died March 21, 2017, one day shy of his 73rd birthday, at the Jupiter Medical Center in Jupiter, Florida. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the summer of 2015 and was still going strong until recently.

    Posted: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Nancy T. Holmes

    Nancy Trapnell Holmes of Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully on March 18, 2017, in the loving hands of her children at St. Andrews Gregory Wing. Her death comes after a long struggle with various health issues, that took her away from her life of love and service.

    Nancy was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, January 7, 1934, the daughter of William and Elsa Trapnell.

    Posted: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    David D. Berry

    David Dean Berry of Hallowell died unexpectedly March 17, 2017.

    Dave was born in Gardiner April 11, 1963 the son of Charles Berry and Shirley (Rankins) Cheney.

    He graduated from Wiscasset High School in 1981. Upon graduation he joined the Army where he served as a military policeman. After serving, he attended Fitchburg State College, and was a lifelong learner at the College of Hard Knocks.

    Posted: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Eleanor Gray

    Eleanor (Faye) Gray

    Eleanor (Faye) Gray, 79, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on March 15, 2017, at her home in Boothbay Harbor. She was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, June 22, 1937, and while having traveled extensively with her husband during his time in the Air Force, she never thought of any place other than Boothbay Harbor as her home. Her parents were Louis and Frances (Odlum) Burnham Sr. of Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 4:45pm
  • Harold F. Hutchinson Jr.

    Harold Franklin Hutchinson, Jr., 82, of Waldoboro passed away on March 14, 2017 at the St. Andrews Gregory Wing. Harold was born on April 3, 1934 in Brockton, Massachusetts, the only child of Harold F. Hutchinson, Sr. and Marion (Houle) Hutchinson. His parents moved to a large riverfront tract of land near Exeter, NH when he was nine years old where he became very independent and learned to entertain himself in the great outdoors.

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Elaine J. Fairweather

    Elaine Joan Fairweather, 62, died peacefully on March 12, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. 

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Anne R. Cederlund

    Anne Robinson Cederlund, 82, wife of Howard A. Cederlund of Wiscasset, Maine, and Tucson, Arizona, died quietly on March 11, 2017 at their home in Tucson.

    Posted: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Robert T. Loney

    Robert T. Loney, 84, of Round Pond, died March 5, 2017, surrounded by his wife, two daughters, and granddaughter.

    Posted: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Cynthia D. Brown

    Cynthia Dianne Brown, 76, of Edgecomb died at Eastern Maine Medical Center March 6, 2017 after a long illness.

    She was predeceased by son, Kenneth Allen Brown of Edgecomb, her mother, Marjorie MacDonald and stepfather, Kenneth MacDonald.

    Cynthia was a licensed beautician and after the children left, worked for many years for the Miles Memorial Hospital group. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, cloth art, traveling and Bingo.

    Posted: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Elizabeth W. Bolster

    Elizabeth Winkfield Bolster died March 10, 2017 at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 7:45am
  • Obituary

    Palmer Hinds Jr.

    Palmer Hinds Jr., 91, of Rockland, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by his family on Feb. 28, 2017.

    Posted: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    John W. Dunn

    John Wilfred Dunn, 78, of Port Orange, Florida died Feb. 14, 2017 at the Port Orange Nursing Home after a long illness.

    Posted: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 7:45am
  • Obituary

    Frances M. Bartlett

    Frances Matko Bartlett died on Feb. 15, 2017, in Sleepy Hollow, New York. She was 78 years young, a devoted wife and loving mother.

    Posted: Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    John D. Walton

    John Davenport Walton of Boothbay Harbor died March 5, 2017.

    He was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on Aug. 16, 1921 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1943. He then served in the United States Navy from Feb.1942 until Dec.1945 sailing on submarine chasers in Puget Sound and guarding the Panama Canal.

    Posted: Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    Debra A. Lewis

    Debra Ann (Morris) Lewis died peacefully on March 4, 2017 in Brunswick with her children by her side.

    Mrs. Lewis was born Sept. 30, 1951 in Columbia, South Carolina to Violet (Hartbarder) Morris and the late George Morris. Debra graduated from Frankfort American High School, Frankfort, Germany in 1969.

    Debra had many different jobs and was always a hard worker. Her main passion in life were her grandchildren.

    Posted: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Murrill M. Szucs Jr.

    Murrill M. Szucs Jr. MD, 78, of Westport Island, died March 3, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    Mike was born in Youngstown, Ohio on July 26, 1938, a son of Murrill M. and Mary Louise (Davis) Szucs Sr. MD.

    Posted: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Katharine G. Sillin

    Katharine G. Sillin, known to all as Kit, 71, of Lexington, Massachusetts died March 2, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

    She was the daughter of the late John P. “Bud” and the late Sue (Sugatt) Shevenell.

    Posted: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:30am
  • Obituary

    Sylvia D. Schroeder

    Sylvia D. Schroeder

    Sylvia D. Schroeder died peacefully and with grace and dignity on Feb. 28, 2017, with family and friends at her side.

    Posted: Sun, 03/05/2017 - 8:45am
  • Remembering Danny Beal

    A service celebrating the life of Danny Beal will be held Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m. at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor. All are welcome.
     
    There will be time during the service for Danny’s friends (and fans) to share their remembrances - both humorous and poignant - and that would be just about everyone, right?
    Posted: Thu, 03/02/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Leta M. McGee

    Leta M. (Brewer) McGee, 75, of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, died Feb. 10, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

    Posted: Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Charles Moon

    Charles "Vinny" Moon, 56, of Lisbon Falls died Feb. 25, 2017 after a long illness.

    He was known around town and by his friends as Vinny, to his family he was lovingly referred to as “Sonny.” He was a genuinely kind soul to all, especially his loved ones.

    Posted: Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Janet Sprague

    Janet Sprague, 82, of Wiscasset, died Feb. 18 following a brief illness.

    She was born in Thomaston on Jan. 19, 1935, the daughter of Roland G. And Illie I. Smith Seekins.

    She was a graduate of Crosby High School in Belfast, Maine, a member of the class of 1953. On May 29, 1954, she married Henry E. Sprague in Belfast.

    Posted: Tue, 02/28/2017 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Lloyd E. Butterfuss

    Lloyd E. Butterfuss of Westport Island, Maine, died of complications from cancer at the age 62 on Feb. 20, 2017.

    Lloyd was born September 1, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    Posted: Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:15am
  • Obituary

    Alton P. Swett

    Alton Perry Swett, 87, died Feb. 13, 2017 at Chase Point Assisted Living Center in Damariscotta following a brief illness.

    Posted: Tue, 02/21/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Harold E. Merrill

    Harold E. Merrill, 58, of Woolwich died Feb. 14, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born in Bath on Oct. 2, 1958, a son of Lloyd G. and Louise M. (Stilphen) Merrill. He attended Woolwich Central and Bath Junior High School. Harold was a self employed worm digger and also did some carpentry.

    Posted: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Ruth E. Kierstead

    Ruth E. Kierstead, 101, of Wiscasset died peacefully on Feb. 12, 2017 at home with family by her side.

    Posted: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Blaine L. Plummer

    Blaine Lee Plummer, 59, son of Elbridge and Hazel (Adams) Plummer, died Feb. 1, 2017, at his sister's home in Winslow.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on March 11, 1957. He grew up on Southport Island in the family home known as "Hillcrest" with his parents and siblings, the youngest of four.

    Posted: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Alden H. Lewis

    In the early morning hours of Feb. 9, 2017, Alden H. Lewis, 86, of Southington, Connecticut died at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was the loving husband of Marion A. (Goodale) Lewis with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.

    Posted: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 2:15pm

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