Obituaries

Bereavement Services

  • Obituary

    Marjorie Lewis

    Marjorie Lewis, 94, passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2018 at Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath, Maine.

    She was born Aug. 7, 1924 to Phyllis and Amos Barter of Boothbay. She attended local schools. In 1943 she married the love of her life, Carroll Lewis, and together they raised four children and shared 51 wonderful years together until he passed in 1994.

    Posted: Tue, 12/18/2018 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Bertha M. Melnuk

    Bertha M. Melnuk, 93, of Wiscasset, most recently of HillHouse in Bath, died Dec. 11, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    She was born in Farmingdale on June 7, 1925, a daughter of William and Elsie (James) Daigle.

    She attended Gardiner schools and on Feb. 3, 1943 she married Robert B. Melnuk. She raised her family in Wiscasset.

    Posted: Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Richard J. Scanlan Jr.

    Richard J. Scanlan Jr., 64, of Wiscasset, died peacefully in his home on Dec. 11, 2018 as a result of complications from ALS. His wife and family members were at his side.

    Rick was born on Feb. 16, 1954, the son of the late Richard and Mary (Gill) Scanlan of Newton Centre, Massachusetts. He graduated from Newton South High School in 1972 and attended the University of Massachusetts where he majored in geology.

    Posted: Thu, 12/13/2018 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Mary J. Dodge

    Mary Jane Dodge, 77, of Damariscotta, passed away peacefully Dec. 10, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Mary Jane was born Aug. 8, 1941 in Damariscotta, the daughter of Merrill H. Dodge and Nellie E. (Bailey) Dodge.

    Posted: Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00pm
  • Obituary

    Ezra C. Poore

    Ezra Caleb Poore, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 30, 2018, in Merritt Island, Florida.

    He was born in Damariscotta, Maine to Ernest Poore and Laurie Williams (Poore) Slingland on Sept. 26, 1984. He grew up in Boothbay, Maine and attended Boothbay Region schools.

    He and his friends were all avid video gamers. Friday night “Halo” at the Poores’ was an open house with three TVs and lots of laughter and competition.

    Posted: Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    David R. Hart

    David R. Hart, 79, of Gardiner Road, Dresden Dec. 5, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    He was born in Concord, Massachusetts on June 14, 1939, a son of Frederick R. and Lois C. (Eisenhauer) Hart, Jr.

    He graduated from Norwell High School in Norwell, Massachusetts and after working for John Hancock Life Insurance and Halliday Lithograph Company, entered the U.S. Army, serving in Germany.

    Posted: Mon, 12/10/2018 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    Claire B. Gardner

    Claire Bailey Gardner, 85, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at her home in Wiscasset, Maine.

    She was born to Oscar D. Bailey and Lillian F. (Blair) Bailey, the youngest of three daughters.

    Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:00pm
  • Obituary

    Jean B. Slocum

    Jean B. Slocum, 98, died November 30, 2018 at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine. She was born on June 7, 1920 to George and Clara (Grandjean) Brickwood in New Haven, Connecticut. She attended Hillhouse High School and Marot College.

    She married T. Bateman Slocum in 1945 and together they raised three children.

    Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:45pm
  • OBITUARY

    George N. Douin

     George N. Douin, 60, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at his residence.

    He was born in Augusta, Maine on Dec. 24, 1957, a son of Robert L. and Hermance (Godbout) Douin. He grew up in Starks and North Anson. He graduated from Carrabec High School in 1976. He entered the United States Navy, serving during Desert Storm and retiring after 22 years in 2000. He remained on the fleet reserve until 2009, completing 30 years in the Navy.

    Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:00pm
  • OBITUARY

    Nancy B. Rix

    Nancy B. Rix of Sarasota, Florida and formerly Boothbay, passed away Nov. 12, 2018 following a brief illness.

    She was born on March 30, 1933 to Philip and Louise (Teel) Blake. Nancy worked in the Boothbay school system as cook for many years, along with several restaurants in Boothbay Harbor including The Rocktide Inn and Boothbay Country Club before moving permanently to Florida.

    Nancy was predeceased by her parents, brothers Frank and Clayton Blake, and son Mark Andrews.

    Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Arnold L. Peacock

    Arnold Lane Peacock, 73, a former resident of Boothbay, died Nov. 21, 2018 at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine.

    Posted: Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Lee B. Stoddard

    Lee B. Stoddard, 81, of Boothbay Harbor passed away after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

    He was born March 11, 1937 to Helen (Hardwick) and Kenneth E. Stoddard on the kitchen table of his family home in Boothbay.

    Posted: Mon, 11/26/2018 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Francis L. Richards

    Francis Lewis “Frank” Richards of Edgecomb and Phoenix, Arizona passed away on Nov. 18, 2018.

    He was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on April 4, 1933. He was a Korean War veteran and while serving in the military met, Katherine Supon, who would become his wife of 48 years.

    Posted: Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Debra B. Annese

    Debra B. Annese, 61, of Litchfield, died Nov.r 21, 2018 at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta after a six-year battle with cancer.

    Posted: Sun, 11/25/2018 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Stephan R. Branch

    Stephan Riley Branch passed away peacefully on Nov. 20, 2018 surrounded by family at his home in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    Steve was 70 years old, born on Oct. 23, 1948 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to parents Harold and Juanita Branch. Steve grew up on the island of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and attended Antilles School. He later attended Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida and The University of Southern Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.

    Posted: Sun, 11/25/2018 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Stephanie M. Hastings

    Stephanie M. (Tasker) Hastings passed away Oct. 25, 2018 at her home in Wiscasset.

    She was born in Bath on April 19, 1949, the daughter of Harold Tasker and Rebecca (Grover) Cunio.

    Posted: Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Stephen J. Baseman

    Stephen Joel Baseman, 81, passed away peacefully Nov. 16, 2018 in Southport, Maine, surrounded by his loving family.

    He was born on Oct. 25, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Esther and Isadore Baseman.

    Stephen was predeceased by his older brother Robert L. Baseman.

    Posted: Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Charles F. Canning Jr.

    Charles Francis Canning Jr. of Augusta, Maine, passed away peacefully on Nov. 13, 2018, with loved ones by his side.

    Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Obituary

    Kenneth W. MacCormac

    Kenneth W. MacCormac, 84, of West Hartford, Connecticut and Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully Nov. 8, 2018 after a period of failing health.

    He was devoted to his family here, in Ireland and the United Kingdom, and was a friend to many.  To know Ken was to be warmly embraced by him.

    Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    John S. Peters

    John S. Peters, 90 of Edgecomb, Maine, passed away in his home on Nov. 6, 2018, after spending a busy, joyful weekend with much of his large family.

    Born on October 2, 1928 in Queens, New York, he was the proud son of Irish and English immigrants, the late Margaret and George Peters.

    Posted: Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:15am
  • Obituary

    Stephen Chadwick

    Stephen “Stevie” Chadwick, 60, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Maine passed away unexpectedly Nov. 8, 2018.

    Stevie was born in Manchester, Connecticut and then moved with his family to Maine, where he graduated from Wiscasset High School.  He still holds the school record of 10.5 seconds in the 100-meter dash, which he set in 1976.

    Posted: Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Obituary

    Arthur S. Bolster Jr.

    Arthur Stanley Bolster Jr., 96, passed away on Oct. 16 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Facility in Richmond, Kentucky.

    Known by his middle name, Stan was born in Bismark, North Dakota on Jan. 30, 1922, and was raised in Nashua, New Hampshire. He married Elizabeth Barker Winkfield in October 1949 and they were married until her death in 2016.

    Posted: Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Philip O. Gregory III

    Philip Orson Gregory III passed away after a brief illness on Nov. 6, 2018 at home with his family at his side. 

    Posted: Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:45pm
  • Obituary

    Richard B. Riley Sr.

    Richard B. Riley Sr., 87, of Waldoboro, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children on Nov. 9, 2018 in Newcastle.

    Richard was born on March 5, 1931. He was the son of Alvin S. Riley and Florence (Bowman) Riley in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    He graduated from Avon Old Farms in 1950 in Avon, Connecticut. He obtained both of his degrees from Columbia University in New York City, a BS in psychology and a master’s in guidance counseling from the Teachers College.

    Posted: Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Troy Nichols

    Troy Nichols of Dresden, Maine died at home Nov. 4, 2018.

    Troy, a wonderful father, devoted son, brother, cousin and friend, was born in Bath, Maine on Nov. 30, 1986.

    Posted: Mon, 11/12/2018 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    Roy W. Crawford

    Roy Webster Crawford Jr. of Chino Hills, California, formerly of Massachusetts, died on Nov. 6, 2018 at the age of 92.

    He was predeceased by his wife, Anne.  Roy is survived by his daughters Cheryl and Kim, and son Roy III; also his grandchildren Kathryn and Andrew. He is also survived by his wife, Millicent.

    Posted: Sun, 11/11/2018 - 8:15am
  • Obituary

    Dennis H. Gordon

    Dennis H. Gordon, 69, of Wiscasset went to heaven to join his wife and son Nov. 5, 2018. He passed peacefully surrounded by family.

    Posted: Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Jacqualyn L. Sproul

    Jacqualyn Louise Sproul passed away on Oct. 27, 2018 in Melbourne, Florida.

    Jackie was born on Aug. 2, 1961 at St. Andrews Hospital to Jim and Chris Sproul. She graduated from Boothbay Region High School in 1979.

    She cooked at the Ebb Tide Restaurant and then the Village Baker for five years.

    Posted: Mon, 11/05/2018 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Minerva E. Chalaby

    Minerva Evelyn Townsend Chalaby departed her earthly body on Oct. 14, 2018 while attending worship at Vienna Baptist Church. The daughter of Arthur and Laura Webber Townsend, Minerva was born in a cozy home on the Pleasant Cove Road in the woods of Boothbay, Maine the second of four children. She spent her entire childhood there being raised with her three siblings.

    Posted: Fri, 11/02/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    Janice L. Baird

    Janice L. Baird, 68, of Alna, passed away Oct. 27, 2018. She had resided at Cove's Edge in Damariscotta since 2014 where she touched many peoples lives, residents and staff alike. Everyone there will miss her and the life she brought to them.

    She was born in Alna on Jan. 1, 1950 the daughter of Robert and Louise Baird.

    Janice attended graduated grade school in Alna and graduated Wiscasset High School in 1971.

    Posted: Tue, 10/30/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Obituary

    Cynthia J. Dodge

    Cynthia J. Thompson Dodge, 93, of Southport Island, passed away peacefully on Oct. 27, 2018 at Miles Hospital in Damariscotta.

    Being an organized person that Cynthia was, she left behind the following to be included in her obituary:

    “I was born on Aug. 14, 1925 to Herbert and Esther Winslow Thompson. My dad, grandfather and great-grandfather ran the Thompson Ice House in South Bristol and it is now a historical museum.

    Posted: Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Arlene H. Wallace

    Arlene H. Wallace, 92, of Damariscotta died Oct. 24, 2018 at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta.

    She was born in Bath on June 6, 1926, a daughter of Hollis L. and Ruth (Hayward) Leeman.

    She graduated from Morse High School. She was employed by the Lincoln Home in Newcastle for 17 years.

    She was a member of the Woolwich Grange and Woolwich-Wiscasset Baptist Church.

    Posted: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Teri-Lee Munn

    Teri-Lee (Coffin) Munn, 66, of Hartland died unexpectedly Oct. 22, 2018 at her residence.

    She was born Feb. 18, 1952 in Bath, a daughter of Gareth and Pauline (Strout) Coffin. 

    Teri graduated from Boothbay schools and graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in Portland. She was employed for many years at Newport Family Practice retiring in February of this year. She enjoyed gardening, birding and being out of doors, especially on the water.

    Posted: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Phoebe A. Cromwell

    Phoebe A. Cromwell, 79, a lifelong resident of Main Road, Westport Island, died Oct. 24, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    She was born in Lewiston on August 26, 1939, a daughter of Walter E. and Nina (Brown) Greenleaf.

    Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 4:15pm
  • Death notice

    Dorothy E. Corindia

    Dorothy E. Corindia, 95, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Oct. 22, 2018 at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    Services will be held at a later date in Reading, Massachusetts.

    Hall's of Boothbay has care of the arrangements.  To extend online condolences, please visit hallfuneralhomes.com

    Posted: Tue, 10/23/2018 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    E. George Thomas

    Mr. E. George Thomas of Boothbay Harbor, Maine and Naples, Florida passed away in Portland, Maine on Oct. 18, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

    He was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota to Emerald William Thomas and Hazel Ruth Anderson Thomas. George was predeceased by his wife Sandra Jeanne Blount,  his son Jeffery E. Thomas of Alna, Maine, his brother-in-law Bernard Ostertag of Hampton, Minnesota and his parents. 

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 6:30pm
  • Obituary

    Charles C. Grimes

    Charles Cullen Grimes of Southport, Maine – better known as Mike Grimes – passed peacefully on Oct. 19, 2018 with his wife Anne of 61 years at his side.

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Obituary

    Gordon N. Hyson Sr.

    Gordon Neal Hyson Sr., 71, died from duodenal cancer on Oct. 21, 2018.

    He was a true Mainer who was born, lived and died in the Boothbay Harbor region. He spent four years in the Navy, worked at Boothbay Region Boatyard (formerly Brewer’s Boatyard) as a boat painter for 20 years, and worked another 21 years at the Boothbay Region Refuse Disposal District (fondly known as the dump) before retiring at age 65.

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Audrey M. Lewis

    Audrey Maass Lewis died peacefully on Oct. 18, 2018 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine. Audrey was a long-time resident of Cape Elizabeth, Maine and Naples, Florida.

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    Owen H. Pinkham

    Owen H. Pinkham, 83, of Boothbay, Maine passed away on Oct. 17, 2018 at the Mount St. Joseph Residence and Rehabilitation in Waterville, Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Jane M. Spofford

    Jane M. Spofford, aka, Plain Jane from Maine, passed away peacefully Oct. 19, 2018 at Safe Havens, St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 10/22/2018 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Joan F. Curtis

    Joan Francis Curtis, 69, passed away Oct. 17, 2018 at her home after a long brave battle with multiple illnesses.

    Posted: Fri, 10/19/2018 - 4:30pm
  • Celebration of life for Harold G. Warren Jr.

    A celebration of life for Harold G. Warren Jr. is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Cohen Center, 22 Town Farm Rd., Hallowell, from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Posted: Fri, 10/19/2018 - 7:15am
  • Obituary

    David C. Peters

    David C. Peters, 61, of Boothbay, Maine passed away on Oct. 14, 2018 surrounded by his wonderful family and listening to the Patriots game on TV.

    Posted: Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    David A. Taylor

    David A. Taylor, 84 of Boothbay Harbor, Maine passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Oct. 13, 2018 at their home.

    He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 8, 1934 to Theodore and Flora (Comire) Taylor. David graduated from Deep River Connecticut High School, where he was class president, and graduated from Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut.

    Posted: Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00am
  • Death notice

    David A. Taylor

    David A. Taylor, 84, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, 2018.

    A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church, 125 Townsend Ave. Boothbay Harbor.

    A full obituary will follow in next week’s edition.

    Posted: Tue, 10/16/2018 - 9:30am
  • Obituary

    Gary W. Joslyn Sr.

    Gary W. Joslyn Sr. of Wiscasset, Maine passed away Oct. 8, 2018 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice Center surrounded by his loved ones. Gary passed unexpectedly due to a heart attack.

    He was born in Lewiston, Maine on Sept. 24, 1954 to Louise M. Joslyn and Eldon G. Joslyn Sr.

    Posted: Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:00pm
  • Obituary

    Linda M. Cavanaugh

    Linda M. Cavanaugh of Boothbay passed away on Oct. 11, 2018 following a tragic bicycle accident on her way home from work at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor on Oct. 4.

    Posted: Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Elise C. Roberts

    Elise C. Roberts, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine passed away on Oct. 8, 2018.

    She was born on June 12, 1956. The most important thing in Elise’s life was her family.

    Elise graduated from Medfield High School and Massachusetts Bay Community College and received her B.A. in Paralegal Studies from Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Wed, 10/10/2018 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Harold G. Warren Jr.

    Harold Guy Warren Jr., 78, of East Boothbay, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Oct. 6, 2018 at Central Maine Medical Center after a courageous battle with heart disease. Harold, also known as Dad, Honey, Papa, H, Hal and Harry was born on July 4, 1940 in Gardiner to Harold and Phyllis (Damon) Warren. He was educated in Pittston schools and graduated from Gardiner High School in 1959.

    Posted: Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:15am

Pages