Bereavement Services

  • 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
  • Obituary

    Theodore E. Heidenreich Jr.

    Theodore (Ted) Emil Heidenreich Jr., 95, of Exeter, New Hampshire died Sept. 27, 2018 after a long illness.

    Ted was born in New York City on March 14, 1923, to Marion (Gregson) and Theodore Emil Heidenreich. 

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

    Vivienne I. Daniels

    Vivienne I. Daniels, 86, passed away Oct. 3, 2018.

    Vivienne was born on March 19, 1932 to George F. Miller and Isabelle V. Brown in Jersey City, New Jersey where she attended local schools, and graduated from St. Dominic Academy in Jersey City in 1949.

    Posted: Fri, 10/05/2018 - 2:30pm
  • Ada R. Cook

    Ada Rowe Cook, 96, died on Sept. 22, 2018 at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco.

    Posted: Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    George D. Whitten

    George Dix Whitten, 94, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, died Sept. 29, 2018 after a brief illness at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    George was born Oct. 16, 1923 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Mon, 10/01/2018 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Ellen H. Scott

    Ellen Hunter Scott of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully at home early morning Sept. 23, 2018 from the consequences of brain cancer and multiple sclerosis. Despite living with illness, Ellen enjoyed a full, accomplished life with great intelligence, wit, kindness and a welcoming nature.

    Posted: Mon, 10/01/2018 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Patrick W. Perry

    Patrick W. Perry, 59, of Lowell Town Road, Wiscasset passed away unexpectedly Sept. 25, 2018 at his home.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on Nov. 11, 1958.

    Pat was raised by his grandparents, Edward and Frances Mank. They would spend summers traveling to different states.  Pat started working at Bath Iron Works at 18 with his grandfather. He was there for 40 years until he had to retire.

    Posted: Mon, 10/01/2018 - 10:45am
  • Claude C. Parmenter

    Claude Clayton Parmenter, 78, of Southport, Maine passed away on Sept. 24, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness.

    Claude was the son of Clayton Claude Parmenter and Anna Elizabeth Farnsworth. He was born May 20, 1940 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. He attended Southport and Boothbay schools.

    Posted: Wed, 09/26/2018 - 3:15pm
  • Barbara S. Bush

    Barbara Sue Bush died peacefully at the age of 95, Sept. 23, 2018 at Indian River Estates in Vero Beach, Florida. Barbara was born in Washington, D.C., the only child of Maxwell Blick and Florence Heppe Blick.

    She graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She contributed to the WWII effort operating the Link Trainer, an early flight simulator for pilots in training.

    Posted: Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:00pm
  • Nancie D. Bokesch

    A kind and compassionate flame was extinguished unexpectedly early Sunday evening, Sept. 23, 2018. Nancie Bokesch was born Nancie Jane Duff on Nov. 26, 1946 in Alliance, Ohio, the only child of Lilian (Adams) and Marion Duff.

    Posted: Wed, 09/26/2018 - 7:30am
  • James W. Hunt

    James W. Hunt, 82, died Sept. 22, 2018, at his home on Southport, Maine, surrounded by his loving family to whom he was entirely devoted. He was born June 4, 1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts to Robert Hunt and Marie (Davis) Hunt, and had one younger brother Robert H. Hunt, Jr. (Bob), who died in 2013.

    Posted: Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:45pm
  • Mary E. Peaslee

    Mary Etta Peaslee, 76, of Boothbay, died September 21, 2018 at Maine Medical Center. She was lovingly surrounded by close family.

    Mary was born March 28, 1942 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, the daughter of the late Leslie A. Barter and Pearl A. Pitcher. Her interests were gardening, nature and traveling.

    Posted: Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:15am
  • Clare C. Newbury

    Clare Coey Newbury, born Oct. 1, 1946 in West Palm Beach Florida, died unexpectedly Sept. 18, 2018. As a child, she spent winters in Florida, and long joyful summers on Squirrel Island where she was a fourth-generation resident.

    Posted: Mon, 09/24/2018 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    David T. Wright

    David Thomas Wright, 67, of Hanover, Maine died unexpectedly at his home on Sept. 9, 2018.

    Dave was born Aug. 2, 1951 in Biddeford, Maine, son of Connie (Reed) and Dick Wright of West Boothbay Harbor.

    His early childhood was spent in Boothbay Harbor, enjoying summers around the Oak Grove Hotel while living in the old Reed family home, the white house across from the cove. David cherished these early memories all of his life.

    Posted: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Obituary

    Arthur D. Webster

    Arthur D. Webster, proud son of Boothbay Harbor, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Sept. 9, 2018 at Maine Medical Center due to complications from a heart condition and in the company of family.  He will be greatly missed.

    Posted: Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Wilberta M. West

    Wilberta May Nichols West, 89, of Wiscasset, passed away on the afternoon of Sept. 18, 2018 at the LincolnHealth-Miles Campus in Damariscotta.

    Born on July 12, 1929 in Augusta, she was the oldest of five children to Ross White and Sherley May Nichols.

    Posted: Wed, 09/19/2018 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Beverly J. Spear

    Beverly Jordan Spear of Wiscasset died Sept. 14, 2018 after a brief illness.

    Beverly was born in Portland, Maine in 1929. She was the daughter of Stanley Jordan (descendent of the original six Jordan brothers of Cape Elizabeth) and Mabel Harriman of Deer Isle.

    Posted: Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:30pm
  • Memorial Service for Palmer Payne

    A memorial service for Palmer Payne, who died Sept. 2, 2018, will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. at Post 36, American Legion, Industrial Park Drive, Boothbay.

    Posted: Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    Frank B. Main

    Frank B. Main, 87, of Paine Road in Boothbay Harbor passed away Aug. 31, 2018 at the Togus VA Hospice.

    He was born July 17, 1931 in Wiscasset, Maine, a son of Leslie and Elizabeth Main.

    He attended local schools and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1950. He was stationed in Greenland for much of his enlistment, and was honorably discharged in August of 1953.

    Posted: Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Paul Hozdala

    Paul Hozdala of Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully with dignity early Monday morning, Sept. 3, 2018 after a brief illness. Paul leaves behind many close and loving friends.

    A veteran of the United States military and serving during the Vietnam conflict as an Army military police officer, he attained the rank of sergeant.

    Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 12:30pm
  • Committal service for Priscilla Holmes

    A committal service for Priscilla Holmes, who died June 16, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, Barters Island Rd., Boothbay.

    Family and friends are invited to gather immediately following the committal service, to celebrate the life of Priscilla Holmes, at 200 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Grace R. Morgan

    Grace R. Morgan, 73, of Farmingdale died Sept. 4, 2018 following a brief illness. She was lovingly surrounded by family.

    Grace was born Dec. 2, 1944 in San Mateo, California as the daughter of the late Augustus "Gus" and Phyllis Richards.

    Grace loved learning. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Indiana University, and later followed her passion of helping others with a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine.

    Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 9:30am
  • Obituary

    Ronald L. Blake

    Ronald L. Blake died peacefully Sept. 5, 2018 after a long struggle with dementia.

    Ronald was born in Wilmington, Massachusetts on Sept. 28, 1942, son of the late Forrest Reed and Olive MacLeod Blake.

    Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    Palmer Payne

    (Elmer) Palmer Payne, 88, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine passed away after a brief illness at Maine Medical Center surrounded by family on Sept. 2, 2018.

    Palmer was born on July 13, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Elmer Curry Payne and Agnes Palmer Payne. He spent his early childhood in Cincinnati, Covington, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended grammar schools in Elmhurst and Villa Park, Illinois and junior and senior high schools in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Ralph L. Carter

    Ralph L. Carter, 76, of East Boothbay died at Togus Veterans Hospital Aug. 28, 2018. He was the son of Ralph “Ace” Carter and Dorothy Louise Bryant.

    Ralph was a lifelong lobsterman and boat builder, fishing for the past 65 years. He attended the local school and graduated in the class of 1960, the first class to graduate from the “new high school.”

    Posted: Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:15am
  • Obituary

    Louise D. Jewett

    Louise D. Jewett, 105, of Head Tide Hill Road, Alna died Aug. 24, 2018 at her residence.

    She was born in Whitefield on Oct. 28, 1912, a daughter of Ernest and Elizabeth (Knight) Dunton.

    Posted: Tue, 09/04/2018 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Ronald C. Schlemmer

    Ronald Charles Schlemmer, 79, of Naples, Florida and Southport, Maine passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 25, 2018.

    Ron was born on July 20, 1939 in Staten Island, New York. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1960. He was the owner of Star Pontiac Corp on Staten Island, and a longtime resident of Warren, New Jersey, until his retirement in 1996.

    Posted: Wed, 08/29/2018 - 1:45pm
  • Death notice

    Ralph L. Carter

    Ralph L. Carter, 76, of Murray Hill Rd., East Boothbay, Maine passed away peacefully at Togus V.A. Hospital on Aug. 28, 2018.

    A full obituary will follow when available.

    Posted: Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Lars H. Rydell

    Lars H. Rydell, 76, died Aug. 25, 2018 at his summer residence on Isle of Springs in Boothbay.

    He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 10, 1942 to Carl A. Rydell and Nan A. Holmqvist.

    Posted: Tue, 08/28/2018 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Mary A. Matthews

    Mary A. Matthews, 91, of Boothbay Harbor died Aug. 26, 2018 at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth.

    Mary was born May 31, 1927 in Boothbay Harbor to Hall Gray Potter and Alice Stella (Dickinson) Potter. Mary grew up in Newcastle and graduated from Lincoln Academy in the class of 1944. She married Wendell Matthews in 1946.

    Posted: Tue, 08/28/2018 - 7:45am
  • Obituary

    Nancy S. Cheever

    Mrs. Nancy Swasey Cheever, of Yarmouth, Maine, born on July 2, 1931 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the late Ruth Small Swasey and the late Richard Lowell Swasey, passed away peacefully at age 87 on Aug. 22, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Portland. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Warren R. Cheever.

    Posted: Mon, 08/27/2018 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    Guy R. Horgan

    Guy Robert Horgan succumbed to a virus that affected his heart. He died in his sleep on Aug. 6, 2018. He was 27.

    Posted: Wed, 08/22/2018 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Mary A. Fairley

    Mary Alice Vannah Fairley died three days after her 102nd birthday on Aug. 17, 2018 at the Gregory Wing  of St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor. 

    Posted: Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    Bridgett M. Clark

    Bridgett M. Clark passed away Aug. 11, 2018 at Maine Medical Center.

    She was born on Aug. 10, 1966 in Reading, California, where she attended local schools.

    Posted: Tue, 08/14/2018 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Marjorie L. Rice

    Marjorie “Marcia” Lorraine Rice, 79, of George Wright Road, Woolwich died peacefully at home Aug. 7, 2018.

    She was born in Bath on July 14, 1939, a daughter of Anthony S. and Margaret (Reilly) Dodge.

    She attended a one room schoolhouse in Woolwich and attended Morse High School. She married Maurice Nelson Rice in January of 1957. She lived in Boothbay Harbor, Florida then moved to Beacon Street in Bath where they started their family.

    Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Death notice

    Jean T. Fleming

    Jean Tarr Fleming, 92, died peacefully on Aug. 11, 2018 surrounded by family at home in Pasadena, California.

    Beginning in July of 1964, the Flemings spent every summer on Juniper Point and Maine memories were important to her for her entire life.

    A memorial service will take place later this month at All Saints Church in Pasadena.

    Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Richard A. Wood

    Richard Alfred “Rick” Wood died at home under hospice care April 22, 2018 after a brief period of declining health.

    Rick was born Oct. 28, 1930 in Ridgewood, New Jersey to the late Flora (Schoeder) and Alfred Wood. He lived his early years in Ramsey, New Jersey.

    Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Mark A. Foye

    Mark Alan Foye, 61, of Willow Lane, Wiscasset died Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    He was born in Damariscotta on Jan. 19, 1957, a son of Maurice A. and Audrey L. (McGee) Foye.

    He attended Wiscasset schools and graduated from Wiscasset High School. He was a worm digger and then employed by Bath Iron Works as a welder for 40 years. He was married to Paula Foye for 30 years. He coached T-ball and was a Cub Scout leader.

    Posted: Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Dennis W. Peters

    Dennis W. Peters, 63, of Boothbay Maine died unexpectedly at his home on Aug. 8, 2018.

    Dennis was the son of Fidele (Phil) Peters and wife Janet Pinkham Peters, born on Dec. 8, 1954. He attended all local Boothbay schools.

    Posted: Thu, 08/09/2018 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Marilyn P. Tibbetts

    Marilyn P. Tibbetts, 86, died Aug. 8, 2018 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    She was born Jan. 3, 1932 in Boothbay Harbor to Luther Pinkham and Laura Gilpatrick Pinkham. Marilyn grew up in Boothbay Harbor and graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School in the class of 1949.

    Posted: Wed, 08/08/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    David R. Coosard

    David Rollin Coosard, 83, of Rockland went home to be with the Lord, Aug. 7, 2018.

    David was born in Taymouth Township, Michigan on January 13, 1935, the son of Everard and Amy (Quackenbush) Coosard.

    Posted: Wed, 08/08/2018 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    John T. Buck

    The most interesting man in the world has gone to meet his maker. John Buck, 76, passed away Aug. 7, 2018 at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine. He was a teacher, a shopkeeper and an adventurer. When asked about the safety hazards of the old clunker he used to drive, he said, “I like to live on the edge.” And that he did.

    Posted: Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:00am