Jean Elizabeth Dodge, 86, of Venice, Florida and East Boothbay died on Jan. 3, 2017.
She was born on April 18, 1930, daughter of Clyde and Dorothy Bradshaw Dodge in East Boothbay, Maine. She attended grade school in East Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School in 1948.
Posted: Tue, 01/17/2017 - 1:00pm
Anne Carol Orne was born Nov. 11, 1943 at St. Andrews Hospital in Boothbay Harbor. The youngest of three girls born to Lyman and Dorothy Pinkham.
Posted: Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:15am
Joanne Reid Lewis, 71, wonderful mother, exceptional wife and devoted friend, transitioned peacefully to Spirit on the evening of Jan. 10, 2017.
Posted: Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:30pm
Lorraine Hope Gray, wife of late John Owen Gray, died Jan. 12, 2017.
She was born Jan. 16, 1928 on Southport Island.
Posted: Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:30pm
Benhard G. Gustafson Jr., 84, died Dec. 13, 2016.
He was born July 4, 1932 in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Benhard G. Sr. and Josephine (Taft), the second of eight children.
Posted: Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:00am
Robert E. “Hennie” Townsend, 80, of Boothbay Road, Edgecomb died Jan. 8, 2017 at his residence.
He was born in Boothbay Harbor on Jan. 8, 1937, a son of Clarence E. and Lucille D. (Bradley) Townsend.
Posted: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 12:00pm
Lawrence C. “Lonnie” Lynch III of Wiscasset died Jan. 6, 2017.
He was born in Bangor on Nov. 24, 1959, the son of Lawrence C. and Simone (Hayden) Lynch Jr.
He graduated from Piscataquis Community High School in 1978. He completed a certificate program in welding in Euclid, Ohio and then went on to work at Bath Iron Works as a welder and planner for more than 35 years.
Posted: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 11:30am
Maine has lost a favorite son … Hazen Lawrence "Larry" Oakes of Boothbay, Maine died suddenly and peacefully at home on Jan. 4, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones.
Posted: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:45am
Joseph James Jackimovicz, 74, died peacefully on the morning of Jan. 5,2017 after a short, but hard fought battle with leukemia. His beloved wife Ruth was by his side.
Posted: Mon, 01/09/2017 - 7:45am
John “Dave” Farnham, 75, died peacefully with his family by his side on Jan. 4, 2017 at St. Andrews Village after a long, courageous battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
Posted: Sun, 01/08/2017 - 8:15am
Helen A. (Butler) Barlow, 89, of Boothbay Harbor, died Dec. 31, 2016 in Safe Havens at St. Andrews Village. She was the wife of the late Earle Barlow.
Posted: Wed, 01/04/2017 - 7:45am
Judith M. Dunsford, 69, died on Dec. 14, 2016 in her home. A memorial service will be held on Jan. 14, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Congregational Church in Boothbay Harbor. There will also be a celebration of Judy’s life next summer at a date and time to be announced.
Posted: Wed, 01/04/2017 - 7:45am
Jean Smalls, long time resident of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully in her sleep Dec. 30, 2016 at the LincolnHealth - Miles Campus after a short illness.
Jean was born in Kharagpur, India on Oct. 6, 1929, the youngest daughter of Hillary and Noel Rosambeau.
Posted: Tue, 01/03/2017 - 2:30pm
Peggy Miner died Jan. 1, 2017, surrounded by friends, family and attendants at St Andrews Village.
She was born to Paul and Verna Luke on Sept. 27, 1940 and attended the East Boothbay school, Gould Academy, and Westbrook Junior College.
Peggy worked in the front office of a number of local boatyards, including her parents’. She was the office manager at the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club for 20 years. In her final years, she was the primary caregiver to her mother.
Posted: Tue, 01/03/2017 - 2:15pm
Mary E. (Marson) Abbott, 93, of Wiscasset, died Dec. 28, 2016 in the Miles Hospital. She was the wife of the late Willard A. Abbott.
Mary was born in Mystic, Connecticut on Feb. 15, 1923 and was daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Larrabee) Marson. She attended and graduated from Boothbay Harbor Schools.
Posted: Sun, 01/01/2017 - 9:00am
David Blanchard, 62, of Boothbay Harbor, died December 25, 2016 in the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough.
David was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on May 20, 1954 and was the son of the late Ellsworth and Barbara (Bassett) Blanchard. He grew up in Stoughton, Massachusetts and was a graduate of Stoughton High School.
Posted: Sun, 01/01/2017 - 9:00am
Charles E. “Skip” Baldwin III, born on Nov. 7, 1932, died Dec. 26, 2016.
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, he graduated from Kimball Union Academy in 1950 where he was a member of the football, lacrosse and ski (downhill, x-country, jumping) teams. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 where he played varsity lacrosse for three years and was a member of the Owl and Hasty Pudding Clubs.
Posted: Sun, 01/01/2017 - 8:45am
Virginia Carlisle MacLeod, 100, of Carrollton, Georgia and Boothbay, Maine, formerly of Stuart, Florida and Princeton, New Jersey, died peacefully Dec. 19, 2016.
Virginia was born in Boothbay Harbor on Jan. 20, 1916, the oldest daughter of the late Captain Louis A. and Mary Alice Wylie Carlisle.
Posted: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 3:30pm
Paul A. Viveiros, 77, of East Boothbay, died Dec. 24, 2016 at the Zimmerli Pavilion at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor with his loving family by his side. He was the devoted husband of Diane (Tomlinson) Viveiros with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.
Posted: Thu, 12/29/2016 - 8:00am
Valentino A. Balducci, 86, of Boothbay Road, Edgecomb died Dec. 21, 2016 at his residence.
He was born in Framingham, Massachusetts on Sept. 25, 1930, the son of Primo and Anna Balducci. Valentino was married to Marilyn Banks in May of 1950.
Posted: Mon, 12/26/2016 - 9:15am
Byron B. Nichols, formerly of Augusta and Boothbay Harbor, died in Ft. Myers, Florida on Nov. 4, 2016. He was 96.
Byron was born in Gardiner, Maine in 1920, one of four children born to G.H. Nichols and the former Lila May Paddock. He graduated from Gardiner High School in 1937 and married Isabelle d’Auteuil of Augusta in 1941.
Posted: Wed, 12/21/2016 - 8:30am
Marilyn Ava Landry, 88, cherished wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully at Miles Hospital on Dec. 17, 2016 as her loving daughter Lisa sang to her "You Are My Sunshine," which was Marilyn and Lou’s extra special song.
Posted: Tue, 12/20/2016 - 2:45pm
Thomas Milburn Gopsill VII, 63, of Farmington, beloved husband, father and brother, died in the comfort of his home with his loving wife by his side on Dec. 17, 2016.
Tom spent the last two years involved in a medical trial for patients with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Tom wanted to make a difference, if not for himself, but for others.
Posted: Tue, 12/20/2016 - 12:30pm
Audrey B. Post, 86, of Camden, age 86, died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 9, 2016, after a long struggle with illness.
Posted: Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:15am
Judith Ann Fox of Topsham died in the early evening of Dec. 15, 2016, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, following a lengthy series of illnesses.
Posted: Mon, 12/19/2016 - 4:15pm
Mary Alice Latter, 52, of Boothbay died Dec. 16, 2016 at her home on Back River, surrounded by her loving family.
Mary was born July 1, 1964 in Boothbay Harbor to Nicholas and Marjorie (Lewis) Ranco. She grew up in Boothbay Harbor and graduated from Boothbay Region High School in the class of 1982. She also graduated from Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion in Lewiston in 1985.
Posted: Mon, 12/19/2016 - 10:45am
Judith M. Dunsford, 69, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving husband, Jon, and her sister, Mary on Dec. 14, 2016 at her home after a fight with breast cancer that lasted for over 12 years. Her children, Ethan and Sarah were also able to arrive for her birthday on Dec. 10, just three days before she passed away. She was born Dec. 10, 1947 in Schenectady, New York to Russell and Dorothy (Schultz) Anderson.
Posted: Fri, 12/16/2016 - 1:15pm
Jim Wade, 75, of Damariscotta, died the morning of Dec. 7, 2016 while surrounded by his loving family.
Born on October 29, 1941 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, he was the son of Woodrow and Margie Wade. He moved to California at age 2, and graduated from Sanger High School.
Posted: Mon, 12/12/2016 - 2:00pm
Joanne D. “Jo Jo” Russell, 37, of Alna, formerly of Bath, died Dec. 6, 2016 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
She was born in Bath on Jan. 29, 1979, a daughter of Samuel C. and Dorothy E. Russell.
She attended Bath schools and Morse High School and was employed by Brackett’s Market, The Harbor Light Café, Yum Mee Restaurant and Shaw’s, all in Bath. In 2006 she was employed at Shaw’s in Wiscasset as a deli clerk.
Posted: Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:15am
Edward Noble Simpson, 84, of Wiscasset, died peacefully on Dec. 8, 2016 at the Bodwell House in Brunswick.
He was born in Belfast, Maine, on Sept. 17, 1932, the son of Orville & Mabel (Noble) Simpson. He grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School, Class of 1950.
Posted: Mon, 12/12/2016 - 10:45am
Aaron David Pearce, 46, of Edgecomb died unexpectedly but peacefully at his residence on December 5, 2016.
Aaron was born on October 20, 1970 in Boothbay Harbor to R. Daniel and Mary (Oakes) Pearce.
Posted: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:30pm
Cynthia A. Williams, 90, died October 29, 2016 at her residence in Trevett.
Memories and condolences may be offered at www.directcremationofmaine.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, Belfast.
Posted: Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:00pm
Aaron Pearce, 46, of Edgecomb, died peacefully at his home. He was the father of Emma and Benjamin Pearce of Boothbay Harbor and the son of Mary and Larry Knapp of Boothbay.
A full obituary and service arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Posted: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 12:00pm
Rebecca L. “Becky” Burkhalter died Dec. 3, 2016 in Annapolis, Maryland, surrounded by family. She was a former summer resident of the Boothbay region.
Becky was born Rebecca Ann Robinson in Pensacola, Florida on Aug. 28, 1937. Her parents were Elvera (Boyette) and Henry Robinson.
Posted: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 7:45am
Harold D. Abbott, Sr., 85, of South Bristol, died peacefully at The Sussman House in Rockport on Nov. 25, 2016.
He was born June 4, 1931 in Albany, New York to Reginald Abbott and Rose (Mahoney) Abbott. He was raised in Albany, New York and attended local schools. He entered the Army and served in the Korean War. After serving four years in the Army, he then joined the U.S Marines.
Posted: Mon, 11/28/2016 - 3:45pm
Russell William Powis died quietly in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Nov. 17, 2016, while preparing for a ride. He loved to go on rides.
Posted: Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:30am
Ronald S. Miller Sr., 69, of Waldoboro, died peacefully at home with family by his side on Nov. 19, 2016.
Posted: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:00pm
John Hart Fish of Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts died unexpectedly at home on Nov. 16, 2016. He was 24 years of age.
Posted: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:30pm
Bruce J. McColl, 61, of Wiscasset, died peacefully on Nov. 21, 2016.
Friends and family will gather at his home on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. to celebrate his life.
Posted: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 1:15pm
Charles Niemenski, 92, died peacefully on Nov. 13, 2016 at his home on Southport Island.
Charles grew up in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, attended local schools through the ninth grade. He joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 14 and was one of five brothers who served during World War II in Naval Ordinance for Anti-Sub Warfare in the South Atlantic and Brazil.
Posted: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 12:15pm
Donald R. Jackson, 78, of East Boothbay died Nov. 14, 2016 at Miles Memorial Hospital.
A full obituary will appear in next week’s issue.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.directcremationofmaine.com. Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast.
Posted: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 12:15pm
Shannon Walter Gilbert, 76, of Boothbay, died Nov. 7, 2016.
He was the son of Velma Haley and Walter Gilbert of South Bristol. His career was related to the sea, first as a lobsterman, and then as a crewman and captain of commercial fishing vessels. He was also a boiler engineer for several years at FMC in Rockland. He served in the Navy for a brief period during the 1950s.
Posted: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 10:30am
Brenda Lee Lord, 57, of Boothbay died peacefully at her home Nov. 13, 2016 surrounded by family after a two year battle with lung cancer.
Posted: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 10:15am
D. Reid Weedon Jr. died Nov. 2, 2016 at his home in Cohasset, Massachusetts at the age of 96.
Posted: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 11:15am
Leota D. Horstman: a life of love, well lived. With remarkable grace and perseverance, "Lee" valiantly battled lung and bone cancer in her last year of life. Her cheerful outlook and enthusiasm for each day rarely shifted, despite living with the ravages of vascular dementia for seven years prior. Leota was surrounded by love in her Naples, Florida home, when she died in Kim's arms, October 2016.
Posted: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 3:00pm
Robert Harrington “Bob” Clark, 82, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine and Stuart, Florida died Nov. 9, 2016.
Born August 8, 1934 in Augusta, Maine, he was the son of the late George Malcolm Clark and Mary Ellen Van Voast.
Posted: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 3:45pm
Shannon W. Gilbert, 76, of Boothbay died in an accident in Damariscotta on Monday, Nov. 7.
He was the husband of Dawn Gilbert, father of Charles Gilbert, and grandfather of Eva Gilbert.
Posted: Tue, 11/08/2016 - 7:45pm
Eugena “Gina” Minde, 69, Boothbay Harbor, died Nov. 6, 2016 after a long illness.
Gina was born in Boothbay Harbor on February 26, 1947 to Marilyn and Eugene Williams.
She graduated from Boothbay Region High School in 1967
Posted: Tue, 11/08/2016 - 3:15pm
Betty Rosalind Barlow Prescott, 85, died Nov. 1, 2016 in the presence of her loving family.
She was born March 13, 1931 in East Boothbay, Maine, daughter of Everett and Rosamond Barlow.
Betty grew up in East Boothbay. Betty's father was a lobster fisherman and boat builder and her mother was a master seamstress among many other talents and occupations.
Posted: Tue, 11/08/2016 - 3:00pm
Lillian M. Parker died peacefully on Nov. 4, 2016 from the complications of Wegener's Granulomatosis, a battle she fought with both grace and courage.
Lillian was born on June 1, 1938 in Owls Head Harbour, Nova Scotia, to Mabel (Eisan) Parker and Homer Parker. Her childhood, spent kicking in the waves of her ocean home, was a fond memory that she held close to her heart.
Posted: Mon, 11/07/2016 - 3:00pm