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  • Obituary

    William A. Holbrook

    William A. “Hooker” Holbrook, 65, of Boothbay died Jan. 28, 2016, at Maine Medical Center with family by his side.

    Hooker was born August 30, 1950, to Stanley Holbrook and Grace (Holton) Holbrook in Boothbay Harbor. He went to area schools and graduated from Boothbay Region High School in the class of 1968. He earned his associate's degree at Central Maine Community College in machine tool design.

    Posted: Mon, 02/01/2016 - 1:15pm
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    Elizabeth M. Pike

    Elizabeth “Betty” Mellon Pike, 79, of Boothbay died peacefully on Jan. 26, 2016 at the Gregory Wing in Boothbay Harbor.

    Betty was born Dec. 26, 1936, to William Mellon and Alice (Ingham) Mellon in Malden, Massachusetts. Betty grew up in Melrose, Massachusetts, where she went to local schools and graduated from Melrose High School in 1954.

    Posted: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:15am
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    Marki J. Gay

    Marki J. Gay, 26, of Woolwich died on Jan. 24, 2016 at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a courageous battle with cystic fibrosis.

    Posted: Thu, 01/28/2016 - 1:45pm
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    June R. Parmenter

    June R. Parmenter, 83, of Seminole, Florida and a longtime summer resident of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully on Jan. 23, 2016. She was a resident of Greenbriar Manor Assisted Living Facility.

    She was born on June 14, 1932 in Camden, the daughter of Merrill and Marjorie Joyce Kalloch. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick L. Parmenter, of Boothbay Harbor and Pinellas Park, Florida.

    Posted: Tue, 01/26/2016 - 8:45am
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    Arvilla Ames

    Arvilla Ames, 93, died Jan. 23, 2016 at Winship Green Nursing Center in Bath.

    She was born in North Newcastle on March 21, 1922, a daughter of Thomas Edward and Belle Hardy (Knowlton) Yarbrough.

    She attended Whitefield schools and on Nov. 15, 1941 married Charles Linwood Ames.

    Posted: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 3:15pm
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    Norman E. Carlson

    Norman Edward Carlson, 85, died Jan. 19, 2016 at his home in Wiscasset.

    Born on March 16, 1930, he was the son of Hugo Carlson and Eleanor Anderson, and was a fraternal twin brother of Frederic C. Carlson.

    Posted: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 3:00pm
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    Catherine McClinch

    Catherine McClinch, 29, died unexpectedly Jan. 23, 2016.

    She was born Sept. 11, 1986 in Trumbull, Connecticut to Nancy and Terry McClinch. She was a part-time resident of the Boothbay Harbor region for 28 years.

    Posted: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:00pm
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    Philomena G. DiMascio

    Philomena “Fay” DiMascio, 95 of Boothbay died Jan. 19, 2016 at the Gregory Wing at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    Born Philomena Gertrude Ferraro in Schenectady, New York, on Nov. 13, 1920, she was the daughter of Nicholas and Helen (Policastro) Ferraro.

    Fay graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and worked for the General Electric Company and the Carl Company, both in Schenectady.

    Posted: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 1:45pm
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    Daniel C. Caputo

    Daniel C. Caputo of Portland and Southport died Jan. 11, 2016, due to complications associated with pulmonary fibrosis.

    Posted: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 8:15am
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    Charles L. Marr

    Charles L. Marr died Dec. 29, 2015 in Largo, Florida.

    He was born in Portland on June 10, 1924.

    He was predeceased by his parents, Leslie and Beatrice Marr.

    He is survived by his wife, Ethel Marr; two daughters, Cindy Soler and Janet Lewis; a son, Dennis Marr; and their families.

    His ashes will be interned in the family plot in Boothbay at a later date.

    Posted: Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:45am
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    Tita V. Townsend

    Tita V. Townsend, 74, of Edgecomb, died peacefully on Jan. 8, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice as a result of an accidental fall, which occurred only hours earlier. Her husband was at her side.

    Posted: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:15am
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    Randy S. Reed

    Randy S. Reed, 63, of Oxhorn Road, Wiscasset died unexpectedly on Jan. 12, 2016 at work in Brunswick.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on March 4, 1952, a son of Stanley G. and Priscilla D. (Hatt) Reed. He graduated from Alvirne High School in Hudson, New Hampshire.

    Posted: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:30am
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    Thomas F. Fogarty Sr.

    Thomas F. Fogarty Sr., 72, died peacefully with loving family by his side on Jan. 12, 2016, at the Maine Veterans Hospital.

    He was born April 24, 1943 to Thomas F. Fogarty and Mary Mahoney Fogarty in Hartford, Connecticut. Tom went to local schools in Hartford, graduating from the Hartford Public High School. He joined the Navy after high school, serving his country during the Vietnam War.

    Posted: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 2:00pm
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    Gerald S. Jordan Jr.

    Gerald S. Jordan Jr., 48, of Klearview Manor, Fairfield died Jan. 9, 2016 at his residence.

    Posted: Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:30am
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    George W. Cochrane III

    George W. Cochrane III, 88, of Southport died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2016, with his loving family by his side.

    He was born on August 24, 1927, to the late George W. Cochrane Jr. of Melrose, Massachusetts, and Doris (Garnett) Cochrane of Eastport. He was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts, spending his formative years in Reading, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:00am
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    Neil Schroeder

    Neil Schroeder of Portland died January 5, 2016 in Portland. He died peacefully while a patient at Maine Medical Center, where he had been admitted the day before.

    Posted: Fri, 01/08/2016 - 12:45pm
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    Audrey V. Krah

    Audrey Verney Krah, 93, of Waldoboro, died peacefully Jan. 5, 2016 at home.

    She was born July 1, 1922 in Litchfield, the daughter of John Verney and Selena Gilby

    Posted: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    Ryan J. Innes

    Ryan J. Innes, 35, died Jan. 3, 2016 unexpectedly at his home in Wiscasset.

    Ryan was born in Bath on Feb. 9, 1980, a son of Larry and Joanne (Gower) Innes.

    Posted: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 10:00am
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    Stephen C. Reny

    Stephen C. “Steve” Reny, 49, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 3, 2016 in Boothbay.

    Steve was born on March 11, 1966 to Neal Reny and Jean (Davis) Reny in Boothbay Harbor, where he went to local schools and graduated from Boothbay Region High School in 1984.

    Steve worked for the family construction business starting in 1982, and it was the only job he ever needed.

    Posted: Tue, 01/05/2016 - 2:15pm
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    Rev. Dr. Otis A. Maxfield

    The Reverend Dr. Otis A. Maxfield died in Portland, Maine on Dec. 29, 2015 at home with his family. He was born in Malden, Massachusetts on June 3, 1927 to Irene Agatha Maxfield. He married E. Virginia Maxfield in 1947 and together they had five children: Janet Duncan, Susan Garrett, Lois Jones, Andy and Tim Maxfield. Eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren followed, enriching his life.

    Posted: Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:00am
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    Daniel P. Dalton

    Daniel P. Dalton, 55, of Brunswick, formerly of Wiscasset, died Dec. 27, 2015 at his residence.

    He was born in Damariscotta on May 13, 1960, a son of Stanley P. and Delia Hathorne Dalton. He graduated from Wiscasset High School in 1978.

    Posted: Wed, 12/30/2015 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Michael B. Scarborough, obituary

    FRIENDSHIP — Michael Bowen Scarborough, 59, of Friendship, died Dec. 27, 2015, with his brothers, Chris and Matthew, at his side, at the Sussman House in Rockport. He was born Jan. 5, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, the oldest of four sons of Joyce (Bowen) and Richard Scarborough.

    Posted: Tue, 12/29/2015 - 12:00pm
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    Kathleen Bean

    Kathleen Bean, 92, died at her home, surrounded by family, on Dec. 24, 2015.

    She was born in Bristol, Connecticut, the twin daughter of Richard and Mary (Carne) Monckton. Her twin, Mary, survived only a short time.

    Kathleen attended schools in Bristol and followed high school with the completion of business school. She was employed by New Departure, a division of General Motors, which handled payroll for 8,000 to 10,000 people.

    Posted: Tue, 12/29/2015 - 8:00am
  • Notice

    Michael B. Scarborough, notice

    FRIENDSHIP — Michael Bowen Scarborough, 59, of Friendship, died Dec. 27, 2015, with his brothers, Chris and Matthew, at his side, at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    A complete obituary will be published.

    A celebration of Michael’s life will be held Friday, Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. at Burpee Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 104 Limerock St. in Rockland.

    Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home.

    Posted: Mon, 12/28/2015 - 4:30pm
  • Obituary

    Dorothy J. Pickering

    Dorothy “Dot” J. Pickering, 72, a lifelong resident of Wiscasset died Dec. 21, 2015 from complications of ALS “Lou Gehrig’s disease” at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta with her loving family by her side.

    Posted: Wed, 12/23/2015 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    Dwight N. Eames

    Dwight Nickerson Eames of Southport, who died December 19, 2015, was born in Boothbay Harbor in 1929. He spent all his childhood summers here. His school years were spent in Hartford, Connecticut. He liked to draw and paint at an early age and made art his lifelong career. He graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, receiving a bachelor of arts degree, and after serving in the U.S.

    Posted: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 2:00pm
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    Ronald R. Parry

    Ronald R. Parry, 82, died December 17, 2015.

    Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Andrew and Annie Theresa (Dignam) Parry.

    Posted: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 9:00am
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    Lawrence W. Greenleaf Jr.

    Lawrence W. “Butch” Greenleaf Jr., 55, died unexpectedly at his home in Trevett on Dec. 11, 2015.

    Butch was born in Boothbay Harbor on September 30, 1960 to Lawrence W. Greenleaf Sr. and Jennean Simmons Greenleaf. Butch grew up in Trevett and graduated from the Boothbay Region High School in the class of 1978.

    Butch worked at Bath Iron Works for 34 years as a shipfitter and electrician. He also worked with Rendall Hyson for three years prior to BIW as a carpenter.  

    Posted: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 3:45pm
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    Leon B. Grover

    Leon B. Grover, 89, a resident of Mid Coast Senior Center, Brunswick, formerly of Wiscasset, died Dec. 14, 2015 in Brunswick.

    He was born in Wiscasset, March 11, 1926, a son of Leon H. and Minnie May (Norton) Grover. He attended Wiscasset schools and graduated with honors from Wiscasset High School.

    Posted: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 12:15pm
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    Meagan Forney

    Meagan Forney, 40, of Boulder, Colo. died November 26, 2015 in Boulder.

    Meagan was born on May 16, 1975 to Michael and Sharon Forney. She graduated from Oberlin College and worked as a consultant in Green Energy. Her family has ties to the Boothbay region.

    Meagan enjoyed photography and art. She was an adventurer, an explorer, an artist and maker. She was an eager mom and coach. She loved gardening, camping and digging in the dirt.

    Posted: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 2:45pm
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    Nathan Chalaby

    Nathan Chalaby of Portland and Boothbay died suddenly on December 2, 2015 at the age of 47.

    Nate was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of Sarkis Chalaby and Minerva (Townsend) Chalaby. Nate grew up in Boothbay where he excelled in sports and music. He graduated from Boothbay Region High School in 1986.

    Posted: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 12:15pm
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    Martha M. Delano

    Martha M. Delano, 68, of the Lowelltown Rd., Wiscasset died unexpectedly on December 4, 2015 at a local hospital.

    She was born on November 11, 1947 in Wiscasset, the daughter of Arthur Russell and Florence Madelyn Delano.

    Martha enjoyed her flower gardens, crafts and particularly her family. She worked for the Wiscasset school system for many years.

    Posted: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 8:30am
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    Consuelo E. Hanks

    Consuelo Eames Hanks, 87, of Jefferson died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on December 1, 2015.

    Born in Boothbay Harbor on June 1, 1928, she was the daughter of John Heagan Eames and Muriel McMicken Eames. She was the wife of noted wildlife woodcarver and painter, Ted Hanks, with whom she shared 52 years of marriage.

    Posted: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 12:45pm
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    Richard W. Conant

    Richard W. Conant, 88, of Southport died peacefully at St Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor on November 22, 2015.

    He was born January 27,1927 in Ridgewood N.J., the second son of Richard G. and Margaret Ackerman Conant. He will be remembered by his friends and family as a cheerful, steady and always optimistic man.

    Posted: Wed, 12/02/2015 - 12:00pm
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    Richard G. Dexter

    Longtime resident of Southport, Richard George “Dick” Dexter, 84, died at his residence on Dogfish Head on Sunday, November 29, 2015. He was born in Boston on January 23, 1931 to Anne N. and Willis P. Dexter.

    Posted: Wed, 12/02/2015 - 7:45am
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    Thelma S. Sherman

    Thelma S. Sherman, 97, of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully surrounded by love on December 1, 2015.

    She was born on May 18, 1918 in Boothbay Harbor, the daughter of Melville and Carrie Huey Sproul.

    Thelma graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School in the Class of 1937. After graduation, she became a bookkeeper for C.C. Reny Plumbing & Heating and continued working as a bookkeeper for her husband, Bert in his plumbing, heating and gas business for a number of years.

    Posted: Wed, 12/02/2015 - 7:30am
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    Kay V. Gilchrist

    Kay Vratil Gilchrist of Wiscasset died November 15, 2015 due to complications from an auto accident.

    Beloved wife of William Gilchrist, Kay was born in Great Bend, Kansas (1948) and raised in Larned, Kansas, where she delighted in a large extended family. She excelled in academics and was elected to Girls State, a government-in-action learning program designed to guide young women to become knowledgeable stewards of freedom, democracy and patriotic citizens.

    Posted: Tue, 12/01/2015 - 9:45am
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    Harold Robinson

    Harold “Robbie” Robinson, 88, of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully in his sleep on November 28, 2015.

    Visitation hours are going to be held on Thursday, December 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hall’s of Boothbay, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 5 at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall Post #36, 25 Industrial Park Drive, Boothbay. Al Roberts will be officiating.

    Posted: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 3:15pm
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    James A. Winnefeld Sr.

    Rear Admiral James A. Winnefeld, USN (Ret.) died at the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis, Maryland on November 26, 2015.

    He was born in Paterson, New Jersey on January 1, 1929 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1951.

    Posted: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 2:45pm
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    Donald R. Sigler

    Donald Roy Sigler of Bristol died with family by his side on November 23, 2015 after a long illness. 

    Posted: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 9:00am
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    Eugene A. Damon

    Eugene A. Damon, 86, died November 11, 2015 in Jacksonville, Fla. He was born June 25, 1929.

    A native of New York, Gene was the son of a prominent attorney who spent his summers sailing up and down Long Island Sound enjoying the coast. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from New York University in 1950, eventually settling into a career in advertising for one of the largest agencies in Manhattan, representing the Fuller Brush Company.

    Posted: Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:15pm
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    Charles P. Abbott

    Charles Peter “Charlie” Abbott of Damariscotta died unexpectedly on November 16, 2015 while doing what he loved.

    He was born July 13, 1950 in Damariscotta to Willard and Mary (Marston) Abbott.

    Posted: Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:30am
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    Judith M. Leonard

    Judith M. Leonard, 71, of Federal Street, Wiscasset died November 14, 2015 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta.

    She was born in Tarrytown, New York on March 26, 1944, a daughter of Arthur L. and Madeline N. (DiNapoli) Mettey.

    Posted: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:00pm
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    Bernard Runser

    Bernard “Buck” Runser, of West Boothbay Harbor, Scarborough and Marco Island, Fla., died at home on November 9, 2015 after a short illness. He was 81 years old.

    Posted: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:00am
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    Beverly E. Galvin

    Beverly Emma (Loomis) Galvin of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully with loving family by her side on November 17, 2015.

    She was born on February 5, 1929 to Nathan and Amy (Wilcott) Loomis in Concord, New Hampshire.

    Beverly was an artist who created greeting cards for Rustcraft Greeting Card Company in Dedham, Massachusetts. She went on to own her gift shop called “Nana’s” in Avon, working as an artist, sculptor and crafter.

    Posted: Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:15pm
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    Margaret MacDonald

    Margaret MacDonald of Boothbay died November 14, 2015 after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving family.

    Margaret was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of Frank and Martha Brown. She worked at The Montreal Children's Hospital and The Montreal General Hospital where she was in charge of the tumor registry.

    Posted: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 10:15am
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    Louise I. Chapman

    Louise I. (Pearson) Chapman, 73, of Poinciana, Florida, died August 8, 2015 after losing a long and very courageous battle with COPD.

    Posted: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 10:00am
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    Cory A. Barter

    Cory Alan Barter, 38, died November 12, 2015 in Whitefield from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

    He was born September 19, 1977 in Boothbay Harbor to Ernest and Eileen Brewer Barter. Cory grew up in Nobleboro and attended local schools. His family moved back to Boothbay and he graduated from Boothbay Regional High School in the class of 1996.

    Posted: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 8:30am
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    James R. Hill

    James Robert “J.R." Hill, 72, of Fosters Point Road, West Bath lost his courageous battle to cancer and died peacefully November 9, 2015 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

    Posted: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 11:30am
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    Matthew B. Wilder

    Matthew Barber Wilder of Boothbay Harbor died November 1, 2015 surrounded by his family.

    He was born in 1946 in South Bend, Indiana to Sam and Joan (Hinds) Wilder. Matt grew up in Madison, Connecticut on Long Island Sound and enjoyed summer vacations with his grandparents in Southwest Harbor. He was always happiest on the water.

    Posted: Tue, 11/10/2015 - 2:00pm

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