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  • Obituary

    Leroy H. Yereance

    Leroy H. Yereance, 92, of Newcastle, formerly of Boothbay Harbor and Southport, died peacefully Feb. 8, 2018 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    He was born on Dec. 19, 1925 in Hackensack, New Jersey, the son of Leroy and Marie Yereance.

    He was a graduate of Woodridge High School, Class of 1943. He first met his wife in kindergarten; they went through school together.

    Posted: Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:45am
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    Susan Leach

    Susan Leach, 61, died at the University Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 30, 2018, from complications of the flu.

    Susan, affectionately known as “Dude” to family and friends, was born in Boston on June 1, 1956, the second daughter of Harry T. and Sally (Merrow) Leach.

    Posted: Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:45am
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    Landon L. Oliver

    Landon L. “Lanny” Oliver, 81, died peacefully Feb. 9, 2018 with his family by his side at  Lincoln Health - Miles Hospital in Damariscotta.  Lanny was born on July 17, 1936 in Damariscotta Mills to William and Minnie Reeves Oliver.  He grew up in Damariscotta Mills and graduated from Lincoln Academy in the class of 1954.  He attended the University of Maine at Augusta.

    Posted: Mon, 02/12/2018 - 9:15am
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    James A. Brown

    James A. Brown, 93, of Wickliffe, Ohio died peacefully on Feb. 2, 2018 at Lake West Hospital surrounded by his family.

    He was born Aug. 21, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late Arthur and Gertrude (nee Powers) Brown.

    Posted: Mon, 02/12/2018 - 8:15am
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    Kenneth L. Bergquist

    Kenneth L. Bergquist, 93, died Jan. 20. 2018.  He was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine  July 30, 1924 to his loving parents Elmer and Addie Bergquist.

    Posted: Mon, 02/12/2018 - 7:45am
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    Landon L. Oliver

    Landon L. “Lanny” Oliver, 81, died peacefully with his family by his side at Miles Lincoln Health Hospital in Damariscotta.

    Posted: Sun, 02/11/2018 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Jessica L. Gatcomb

    Jessica Lynn Gatcomb (Merrill), 34, of West Bath died Feb. 7, 2018 after a long courageous battle with cancer.

    She was born in Bath on Sept. 6, 1983, and daughter of Terri L. (Merrill) Streevey and Mark Streevey. In 2003 Jess graduated from Morse High School in Bath. She was employed at Hill House Assisted Living in Bath as a CNA for many years. On April 3, 2010 she married Benjamin Gatcomb.

    Posted: Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Grace D. Calhoun

    Grace D. Calhoun, resident of Boothbay, Maine for all 96 amazing years of her life, passed away peacefully in her home, as she wanted on Feb. 6, 2018 with her family right at her side.

    Grace was born the eighth of 10 siblings in 1921 to Grace and Arthur Dodge of Boothbay. Her amazing life started, thrived, and ended in the place she called home at 934 Wiscasset Road.

    Posted: Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Charles E. Spear

    Charles Edmund Spear, 90, of Portland died peacefully on Jan. 28, 2018 after a long illness. The youngest of seven children, he was born on Dec. 8, 1927 in East Boothbay to Charles Edwin and Ethel (Poor) Spear.

    Posted: Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Sewall T. Maddocks Sr.

    Sewall T. Maddocks Sr., 79, formerly of Boothbay, died peacefully on Feb. 2, 2018 in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

    He was born to Grace (McLaughlin) and Harmon Roscoe Maddocks on Nov. 4, 1938 in their Townsend Avenue home. Sewall will be remembered for his industrious nature and lively spirit, which characterized every aspect of his full life

    Posted: Wed, 02/07/2018 - 5:45pm
  • Obituary

    Shirley M. Peaslee

    Shirley M. (Weaver) Peaslee, 90, of Jefferson died Feb. 5, 2018 in Jefferson at her home, where she was surrounded by family.

    Shirley was born December 19, 1927 in South Jefferson to Albert Weaver and Lydia (Sprague) Weaver.

    Posted: Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:45am
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    Paul T. Gahan

    Paul Turner Gahan, 83, of Newmarket, New Hampshire died peacefully at his home on Jan. 20, 2018.

    Born on April 7, 1934 in Exeter, he was the son of Arthur M. and Helen M. (Turner) Gahan.

    Paul and his beloved lab Dinah were summer residents at the Gagne Cottage on Juniper Point in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    Paul served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Robert G. Durgin, American Legion Post #67 in Newmarket. He was a life member of the NRA.

    Posted: Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:45am
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    Patricia P. Wright

    Patricia (Penny) Pendleton Wright, 49, died Feb. 4, 2018 after a long, hard fought battle of three and a half years with a brain tumor condition.

    She was born Nov. 5, 1968 at the Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Howard and Dee Wright Sr. of East Boothbay, Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    John D. O’Neil

    John D. O’Neil of Andover, Massachusetts, and Southport, Maine died Jan. 30, 2018 at Maine Medical Center following a long illness.

    He was born on March 4, 1935, the son of John O’Neil and Madeline Winslow in Plymouth, New Hampshire. He attended school in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, and later in Biddeford, Maine, graduating from Lewiston High School in Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 02/06/2018 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    Valerie B. Smith

    Valerie Beatrice (Chutiekis) Smith, 101, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Feb. 3, 2018 surrounded by her family. Valerie was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts on May 25, 1916 to Josef and Beatrice (Yautikis) Chutiekis. She attended school in Massachusetts until her senior year of high school when she left to help her family after her father passed away.

    Posted: Mon, 02/05/2018 - 9:00pm
  • Obituary

    Georgia K. Sledge

    Georgia Kurrus Sledge of Westport Island, Maine died peacefully in her home on Jan. 26, 2018, surrounded by her children and her husband of over 60 years, Clement Blount Sledge, M.D. She was 82 years old.

    Posted: Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Robert McCarthy

    Robert “Bob” McCarthy, age 83, renowned King of the Southport Daylilies, died Jan. 26, 2018 while in Hospice in Rockport, with his beloved family and his dear golden retriever Penny close at hand.

    Posted: Tue, 01/30/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    Nancy M. Waslick

    Nancy M. Waslick died peacefully Jan. 21, 2018 at her home on Fern Lake in Leicester, Vermont, surrounded by her family.

    Nancy and her husband moved to Middlebury, Vermont in 1982 and in 2000, moved permanently to their home on Fern Lake. They also enjoyed spending time at their home in East Boothbay, Maine.

    Posted: Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Richard Macmillan

    Richard “Rick” Macmillan, 71, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts died Jan. 22, 2018 after battling ALS. A lifelong resident of Hopkinton, he was the son of the late Virginia (Robbins) and Robert Macmillan.

    He is survived by his wife, Jennifer (Brandley) Macmillan of Eureka, Kansas; son, Christopher and his wife Cindy of Acton, Massachusetts; a brother, Robert of East Boothbay, Maine; a sister, Kim of Dresden, Maine and two granddaughters, Julie and Ryann.

    Posted: Wed, 01/24/2018 - 2:00pm
  • Obituary

    Anita Hodgdon

    Anita Hodgdon of Barters Island, Boothbay died Jan. 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 60 years old.

    Anita was a lifelong resident of the Boothbay area and had many dear friends. She enjoyed working at First Federal Savings and Loan and participated in social and community activities sponsored by the bank.

    Anita married James “Jimmy” Hodgdon on July 7, 1987. They raised many furry family members and enjoyed fishing and beach combing together.

    Posted: Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:30am
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    Margaret P. Hughes

    Margaret P. Hughes (Hilda/Meghan), after several courageous battles with cancer, died Jan. 6, 2018 in Plymouth England.

    Posted: Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:30am
  • Casey D. Rattleff

    Casey David Rattleff, 20, of Stonebridge Lane, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 2018. Casey was the son of Corey Rattleff and Tracy Deion Rattleff, born Oct. 20, 1997 in Brunswick. He attended Woolwich Central School and graduated from Morse High School class of 2016.

    Posted: Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:30pm
  • Obituary

    Marjorie Skoglund

    Marjorie “Madge” Skoglund, of Tequesta, Florida died after a lengthy battle from Frontal Lobe Dementia.

    She was predeceased by her parents, Julian and Marjorie Nichols, and brothers, Julian and Neil Nichols.

    Posted: Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Dr. Donald E. Hirsch

    Donald Earl Hirsch died Dec. 27, 2017 in Arcadia, Oklahoma, at the age of 93, after a long and happy life.

    Posted: Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    George A. Jones

    George A. Jones, beloved father and grandfather, died Jan. 14, 2018 after a long and joyful life.

    George was born on Jan. 29, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts and lived in Wiscasset, a town he loved, for most of his life.

    Posted: Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Dr. Bruce Cameron

    Dr. Bruce Cameron died Friday, Jan. 5, at St. Andrews Village’s Gregory Wing with his wife Joanna by his side. He was 83 years of age.

    Posted: Thu, 01/11/2018 - 7:00am
  • Obituary

    Edward R. Kern

    Edward R. “Ted” Kern of Cumberland, Maine died peacefully on Jan. 8, 2018, in the loving company of his family, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Through all the adversity that pancreatic cancer presented over the past 3 ½ years, Ted’s positive attitude and physical fortitude enabled him to far surpass the expected survival rate for this disease.

    Posted: Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    Audrey A. Kelly

    Audrey A. Kelly, 90, of St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, died on Jan, 5, 2018 while under hospice care at the village with her loving husband, Bob and her twin daughters, Jan and Joy, by her side.

    Posted: Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Patricia E. Grant

    Patricia E. “Patty” Grant, 77, of Edgecomb, died at her home on the afternoon of Jan. 4, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

    Born Dec. 7, 1940 in North Conway, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of Daniel and Evelyn Munroe.

    Posted: Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Edward S. Gilfillan III

    Edward Smith Gilfillan III died after a brief illness on Dec. 14, 2017. Ed lived in Harpswell, Maine and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Katherine (Kathie).

    Posted: Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:15am
  • Obituary

    Geraldine B. Plezia

    Geraldine Brown Plezia, lately of Horizons Living Center in Brunswick, died Jan. 3, 2018, finally using up the last of what she liked to refer to as her nine lives. She determined that she had nine lives because she had been married four different times and was predeceased by all of her husbands, Roscoe F. Giles, Orson J. Delano, Ralph G. Orrill and Edmund Plezia.

    Posted: Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Charles S. Sherman

    Charles Scott “Chuck” Sherman, 73, died Dec. 13, 2017 at his home in Rockwell, North Carolina.

    He was born in Portland, Maine Aug. 12, 1944 to Charles W.C. Sherman and Olive Stahl  Sherman (Baker). He grew up in Damariscotta and attended  Castner Grammar School and Lincoln Academy.

    Posted: Tue, 01/02/2018 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Roger R. Nolin

    Roger R. Nolin, 84, of East Boothbay died Dec. 25 while a resident of Hawthorne House in Freeport.

    He was born on Sept. 25, 1933, in Lewiston, Maine, the son of Liane and Rosaire Nolin.

    He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1952 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps in the same year.

    Posted: Thu, 12/28/2017 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Stephanie R. Blecharczyk

    Stephanie R. Blecharczyk, of East Boothbay and Ocean Park, Maine died peacefully on Dec. 21, 2017, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

    Stephanie was born in Englewood, New Jersey on Dec. 29, 1935, to parents Steven and Ruth (Chase) Adams. The oldest of three children, she graduated from Cranston High School in Cranston, Rhode Island, class of 1953 and earned a bachelor of art degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1957.

    Posted: Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:30pm
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    John A. Broyles

    John Allen Broyles, 83, was born in the Methodist parsonage in Johnson City, Tennessee on Jan. 13, 1934. He died Nov. 20, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

    Posted: Thu, 12/21/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Munro Kinsey

    Munro Kinsey of Utica, New York, world traveler, hobbyist, photographer extraordinaire, outdoor enthusiast and lover of the natural world died Dec. 15, 2017, at the Waterville Residential Care Facility. He was 80 years old.  

    Posted: Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Robert E. Grant

    Robert E. Grant, of Haydenville, Massachusetts, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Dec. 10, 2017, surrounded by his immediate family. He died after a fall and a brief stay in the hospital in Springfield, Mass. where he had been born 84 years earlier on March 22, 1933.

    Posted: Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:00pm
  • Obituary

    Henry M. Landemare Jr.

    Dr. Henry Maurice Landemare Jr., 85, died on Nov. 28, 2017.

    He was born in Newark, New Jersey on April 14, 1932 to Henry Maurice Landemare Sr. and Helen Leona Landemare.

    Posted: Mon, 12/04/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Charmion Brothers

    Charmion Brothers of Dresden died at her home on Nov. 19, 2017.

    She was born on Feb. 26, 1935 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the third child of Lawrence K. Hussey and his wife, Edna Mae. Charmion was a sunny little girl with red-gold hair, which her mother, who read books about artists, said was called Titian, because it was a hair color featured in his paintings.

    Posted: Mon, 12/04/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Dr. Robert A. Greene Jr.

    Dr. Robert A. Greene Jr. 88, passed away unexpectedly in Williamsburg, Virginia, on Nov. 21, 2017.

    Posted: Thu, 11/30/2017 - 3:30pm
  • Trey A. James

    Trey Alexander James, 19, from Standish, passed away Dec. 8, 2016 in a car accident just a few days away from his 20th birthday. He was born in Bath, Maine Dec. 16, 1996.

    He was proud to have graduated early from Wiscasset High School in the winter of 2015. 

    Posted: Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:00am
  • Barbara F. Hull

    Barbara Fraser Hull, 85, passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2017 surrounded, loved and cared for by her immediate family and the staff of Horizons Living Center. She was born on July 10, 1932 in Bath, Maine the daughter of Harriet (Pratt) and William E. Fraser. She grew up in Bath on Chestnut Street, attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School in 1952.

    Posted: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Charles E. Campbell

    Charles E. Campbell, 74, died Nov. 17, 2017 at Glenridge Nursing Facility in Augusta.

    He was born on June 26, 1943 to Florence I. Brown. Charles grew up in Trevett, and some of his youth in Phillips.

    He married Patricia Jane Nichols on May 11, 1966. They lived in Waldoboro for a brief time before moving to Boothbay. He worked as a welder for Bath Iron Works for over 15 years until he retired.

    Posted: Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Lois W. Pye

    Lois Winchester Pye, 91, of Ocean Point Road, East Boothbay, died peacefully at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, with the dedicated help of the staff of the Gregory Wing, on Nov. 18, 2017, after a long illness.

    Posted: Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Cornelia Grundy

    Cornelia “Gail” Grundy, 75, of Freedom Song Lane, Wiscasset died Nov. 17, 2017 at her residence.

    Posted: Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:00pm
  • Death notice

    Lois Pye

    Lois Pye, 91, of East Boothbay, died peacefully at the Gregory Wing, St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, on Nov. 18, 2017. A full obituary will follow next week. 

    Posted: Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Death notice

    Charles Campbell

    Charles Campbell, 74, of Trevett, died peacefully at Glenridge Long Term Care Facility in Augusta, Maine on Nov. 17, 2017. A full obituary will follow when available. 

    Posted: Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Roger L. Dunning Sr.

    Roger L. Dunning Sr., 71, of Little Road, Dresden died unexpectedly Nov. 14, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born in Wiscasset on Sept. 24, 1946, a son of Lee W. and Gertrude E. (Grover) Dunning Sr.

    He attended Wiscasset Schools and was employed at various jobs in the Wiscasset area.

    Posted: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    Wanda D. Nolin

    Wanda D. Nolin, 87, died peacefully and comfortably at Sunnybrook Senior Living in Brunswick on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  She previously lived in East Boothbay, Maine.

    She was born Nov. 19, 1929 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of John & Katherine (Rzasa) Delekto of Auburn.

    She attended Auburn Schools and graduated from Edward Little High School class of 1947. She attended Maine School of Commerce in Auburn.

    Posted: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Holly R. Sanborn

    Holly Rae Sanborn (Peachey) died Nov. 9, 2017 due to sudden complications from a long time illness.

    She was born on Oct. 14, 1953 in Augusta, Maine the daughter of Sidney and Alice (West) Peachey. Holly graduated from Cony High School in 1971 and attended the University of Maine.  After marriage, Holly raised her family in Boothbay Harbor before moving back to Augusta.

    Posted: Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:45am

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