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  • Obituary

    James G. Bowden III

    James Goodwin Bowden III of Vero Beach, Florida and Capitol Island, formerly of Weston, Massachusetts, died April 19,2015 after a long battle with cancer and dementia.

    Born in Worcester, Massachusetts on May 24, 1933 to James Goodwin Bowden II and Mildred Smith Bowden, Jim attended the Bancroft School and graduated from Deerfield Academy and Middlebury College. He attended Babson Graduate School and served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant.

    Posted: Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:30pm
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    Natalie A. Freeman

    Natalie Ann Morrison Freeman, 88, known as Nancy, died on the morning of April 15 at the LincolnHealth Miles Campus in Damariscotta.

    She was born on June 18, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of George L. Morrison and Natalie Hansen Morrison. She grew up in Merion, Pennsylvania, studied piano from an early age, and attended Shipley School.

    Posted: Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:30am
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    Rufus H. Caswell Jr.

    Rufus H. Caswell Jr. of Edgecomb died peacefully on April 19 at his own home where he wanted to be, watching the sparkling water of the Sheepscot River and surrounded by his loving family.

    Rufus was born April 5, 1919 in Bath, the son of the late Rufus Sr. and Elizabeth Herbert Caswell.

    Posted: Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:30am
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    David H. Clark

    David Henry Clark, 82, of Orono died April 15, 2015 at a Bangor hospital.

    He was a longtime summer resident of Juniper Point, Boothbay Harbor, a treasurer for the Juniper Point Village Improvement Society, and a member of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club.

    He was born Oct. 20, 1932 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, son of William Henry and Faye Rebholz Clark.

    Posted: Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Kenneth A. Honey

    The Honorable Kenneth Alan Honey died on April 15, 2015 at the Gregory Wing portion of St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, where he had been a resident for over three years. He was 83 years of age.

    Ken was born in Bangor on March 6, 1932, the second son of Earle Sr. and Ethel (Leach) Honey.

    Posted: Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:15pm
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    A. Louise Rice

    A. Louise (Lent) Rice, 71, of Brunswick died April 14, 2015 at Skolfield House in Brunswick where she resided with her husband.

    She was born Aug. 12, 1943, the only child of John E. Lent and Dianna (Lavallee) Lent. She attended St. John’s School and was a graduate of Brunswick High School.

    Posted: Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:15pm
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    Evelyn A. Keene

    Evelyn Amelia Hartung Keene, 107, died in Brunswick on April 11, 2015.

    She was born in Boothbay Harbor on Aug. 3, 1907, the daughter of Clifton Ernest Hartung and Ina Emma Greenleaf Hartung of Boothbay Harbor. She had an older brother Harold who died when he was 12 years old.

    Posted: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Dorothy M. Doucette

    Dorothy M. Doucette of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully, with her family by her side, on April 6, 2015.

    Dorothy was born Sept. 8, 1922 in Medford, Massachusetts to Stanley and Dorothy (Spencer) Bailey. She attended local schools and went on to graduate from the Massachusetts School of Art with a bachelor’s degree in art.

    Posted: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Maud Page

    Maud Page, 89, of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully with her family by her side on April 3, 2015.

    She was born Feb. 12, 1926, the daughter of the late Sam and Ruth Wylie. Maud attended area schools before marrying Weston “Cracker” Page and starting a family.

    In addition to helping with her husband’s local business, Page’s Men's Store, she served as a notary public and bookkeeper for the Boothbay Harbor Town Office for many years.

    Posted: Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:15pm
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    Arthur W. Rand II

    Arthur W. Rand II died on April 4, 2015 at his home.

    Arthur was born on Jan. 17, 1955 to Freeman and Ellen (Banks) Rand. There will be no services. Burial will take place at Pierce Cemetery in Southport.

    Posted: Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:00am
  • Memorial service for Elinor Virden

    A memorial service for Elinor “Tommy” Virden will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 32 Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Mon, 04/13/2015 - 10:15am
  • Obituary

    Jamieson W. Brown

    Jamieson Wiswell “Jim” Brown of Boothbay, died unexpectedly on Wednesday April 8, 2015.

    Jim was born to Margaret “Peggy” (Hanemann) Brown and Stanley Brown of South Hempstead, New York.

    Posted: Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:30am
  • Celebration of life for Jamieson Brown

    A celebration of life for Jamieson “Jim” Brown, who died April 8, 2015, will be held Saturday, April 11 from 2-5 p.m. at the home of Mary Whitney, 45 Hillside Place, Boothbay.

    A full obituary will appear in an upcoming edition of the paper.

    Posted: Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Charles H. Stevens Sr.

    Charles H. Stevens Sr., 85, died April 4, 2015 at his home in Topsham.

    He was born Aug. 9, 1929 in Gouldsboro to Bernice Keith and Nicholas Stevens. Charles was raised by his mother and stepfather, Douglas Young Sr. He grew up in Gouldsboro and attended local schools. He joined the U.S. Army in 1949 and served in Korea during the Korean War.

    Posted: Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Shawn M. Rines

    Shawn Michael Rines, 30, died suddenly on March 31, 2015 at the Maine Medical Center, surrounded by his family and friends.

    Born on March 9, 1985 in Damariscotta, he was the son of William “Buck” and Cindy Rines.

    Posted: Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Donna J. Berkeley

    Donna Jean Winchenbach Berkeley, 72, died of brain cancer on March 30, 2015 at Sussman House Hospice in Rockport.

    She was born in Waldoboro on July 11, 1942, daughter of Carl and Anna Winchenbach. She attended Waldoboro schools and graduated from schooling in Boston, then went on to become a nurse.

    On January 9, 1966, she married Gordon Dale Berkeley and had two children.

    Posted: Mon, 04/06/2015 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Kenneth M. Murray Jr.

    Kenneth M. Murray Jr., 84, of Westport Island died at his home March 29, 2015, with his family by his side.

    In 2007 he was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Helen Louise Wright-Murray.

    Posted: Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Richard W. Davison

    Richard W. Davison, 76, of Edgecomb died unexpectedly at his home on March 30, 2015. He was born March 5, 1939 to William Davison and Dorothy (Norman) Davison in Adams, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:45am
  • 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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    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
  • Obituary

    Alan C. Tindal

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    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: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:15am
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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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