Obituaries

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  • Death notice

    John M. Gleason

    John M. Gleason, 80, of Sheepscot Road, Newcastle died  Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at his residence. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring of 2018.

    Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www.Daiglefuneralhome.com.

    Posted: Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:30am
  • Obituary

    Phillip J. Shepherd

    Phillip J. Shepherd, 79, of Wiscasset, died Nov. 5, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick.

    Phillip was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 12, 1938, a son of William and Vera Delores (Hadlock) Shepherd. He attended schools in Lombard, Illinois and graduated from Glenbard High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

    Posted: Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Robert A. Marden

    Robert Allen Marden died at his Waterville home on Oct. 29 at the age of 90.

    “Bob,” as his friends knew him, was born in Waterville on Jan. 4, 1927, the son of Harold Chesterfield Marden and Dorothy Harlow Marden. Bob and his siblings, Roberta (Alden) currently of Yarmouth, Harry, now of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, and Don, of Belgrade, enjoyed a central Maine upbringing full of studies, sports, music, and summers at the family camp his Dad built at Ocean Point in Boothbay.

    Posted: Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Joseph F. Cook Sr.

    Joseph Francis Cook Sr., 69, of East Boothbay, died at his home in the early morning hours of Oct. 28, 2017 with his beloved family by his side.

    Joe was born on July 2, 1948 in Fall River, Massachusetts and grew up in Island Park, Rhode Island, before moving to Westport, Massachuseets, and later to Tiverton, Rhode Island.

    Posted: Tue, 10/31/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Westford M. Hannan

    Westford (Wes) Milton Hannan, 79, of Greene, died peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn, after a long courageous battle with chronic lung disease.

    Born on April 12, 1938, he was the son of Chester “Fes” and Alma Hannan.

    Posted: Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    Maynard R. Tomer

    Maynard R. Tomer, 76, died Oct. 18, 2017 at his home in Waldoboro.

    He was born Aug. 6, 1941 in Boothbay Harbor to Levi and Doris Robinson Tomer.

    Maynard grew up in Boothbay Harbor and graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School. He attended Brown University and graduated from University of Maine at Orono with a BS in mathematics. He earned his master’s degree in physics from the University of Arizona.

    Posted: Thu, 10/26/2017 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Philip D. Giantris

    It is with deep regret that we announce the loss of Philip D. Giantris. Philip died suddenly on Oct. 19, 2017 in a hospital in Tirana, Albania, surrounded by family and friends. He was 74 years old and a current resident of Southport Island, Maine.

    Posted: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    Mary B. Hendrian

    Mary Birge Bonbright Hendrian, 88, died in Salt Lake City, Utah Oct. 12, 2017. 

    Birge was born in Englewood, New Jersey July 16, 1929 to Mary Eleanor and Irving Wayland Bonbright Jr. She married Marshall Dexter Hendrian June 15, 1957. Marshall died in 2002.

    She graduated from The Ethel Walker School and Bradford Junior College.

    Posted: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Michael R. Dolloff

    Michael Reed Dolloff, 63, of South Portland, died Oct. 22, 2017.

    He was born May 9, 1954 in Boothbay Harbor to Preston B. and Ann Elizabeth (Ingraham) Dolloff.

    Michael graduated from Boothbay Region High School. He worked as a control room engineer at Central Maine Power and Regional Waste Systems.

    Michael was always regaling someone with a funny story or joke. He was gregarious, free-spirited, and independent. He was well read and had a carefree outlook on life.

    Posted: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Obituary

    Paul H. Blagdon

    Paul H. “Blaggy” Blagdon, 58, of Wiscasset, died Oct. 19, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.

    He was born on June 27, 1959 in Damariscotta, the son of Holbrook and Alice Blagdon.

    Posted: Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    Barbara A. Stockwell

    Barbara A. Stockwell died peacefully in her sleep Oct. 19, 2017 at home in Beverly, Massachusetts. She was 81 years old.

    Born Barbara Ann Blanchard on Nov. 2, 1935 in Winsted, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Ernest Jules and Mary Agnes (Jones) Blanchard.

    Posted: Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:15am
  • Death notice

    Helen I. MacKenzie

    Helen I. MacKenzie, 77, of Wiscasset died Oct. 17, 2017. At Helen’s request all services will be private. Arrangements under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Herbert J. Mullen

    Herbert James Mullen, 76, of Boothbay, died peacefully in his home Oct. 14, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family. He is now in the arms of his loving wife Sandra, and in the presence of his Lord and Savior.

    Posted: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:00pm
  • Obituary

    Robert A. Lewis

    Robert Albert Lewis, 85, of Boothbay, died peacefully on Oct. 12, 2017 at the Gregory Wing of St. Andrews Village, 145 Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor.

    Robert attended the Boothbay schools. On Nov. 13, 1952, Robert joined the U.S. Navy and decided to make it his career. In 1972 Robert transferred to the Fleet Reserve for 10 years. While in the service, Robert received many medals. His Vietnam medal was with 5 bronze stars and one silver. He also received a bronze star for good conduct.

    Posted: Sun, 10/15/2017 - 6:15pm
  • Obituary

    Emily W. Johnson

    Emily W. Johnson, 93, of Damariscotta, died Oct. 8, 2017 at the Gregory Wing in Boothbay Harbor after a period of declining health.

    Born on Jan. 7, 1924 in Waco, Texas, she was the daughter of Robert and Mildred Wilford and wife of the late Arthur Johnson.

    A service to remember Emily will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street in Damariscotta, with the Rev. Richard Newell officiating.

    Posted: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Clayton Foye

    Clayton Foye, 74, of Wiscasset died Oct. 10, 2017 at Togus VA Hospital.

    He was born in Wiscasset on Aug. 30, 1943, a son of Maurice P. and Doris L. (Pooler) Foye.

    He graduated from Wiscasset High School in 1961 and joined the U.S. Navy. He helped build Maine Yankee in Wiscasset. He was then employed by Bath Iron Works for 28 years as a shipfitter at the Harding Plant, retiring in 2006.

    Posted: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    June C. Duston

    June Celeste (Green) Duston, 89, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, formerly of Hampstead, New Hampshire, died peacefully Oct. 3, 2017 surrounded by family. 

    She was born Aug. 11, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of John W. and Celeste A. (Shoemaker) Green.

    Posted: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Charles E. Sprague

    Charles E. “Chuck” Sprague, 75, died Oct. 10, 2017 in Vassalboro while biking with a friend.

    He was born Dec. 15, 1941 in Boston, Massachusetts to Charles and Fozena Dunton Sprague. Chuck worked as a safety manager for Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay, as a metalware manager for CM Almy in Pittsfield, and for Sherman Lumber Company in Sherman.

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

    Beverly C. Reed

    Beverly C. Reed, 90, of Dresden died Oct. 9, 2017 at her home with her family by her side.

    She was born on Nov. 17, 1926 in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of the late Harold and Marie Austin.

    Beverly was a hard worker. She was employed at Clarostat, Arrowhart and Sylvania just to name a few businesses.

    Posted: Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Janet J. Campbell

    Janet J. Campbell, 98, of Boothbay died peacefully Oct. 9, 2017 at Boothbay Green Eldercare Facility, Country Club Road, Boothbay.

    Janet taught Sunday school, and Bible school during the summer months. She was a member of the Boothbay Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and housewife.

    Janet was born in Wyckoff Township, New Jersey, the daughter of Lydia Smith and Uipko Stonehouse.

    Posted: Tue, 10/10/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Henry A. Murphy

    Henry A. Murphy died peacefully at his home in Franklin, New Hampshire Oct. 2, 2017 at the age of 73.

    Henry is survived by wife, Virginia Murphy; her children and grandchildren; his stepmother, Alice Murphy; brother, Pat Murphy and his wife Jane; and several nieces and nephews. 

    He was predeceased by his mother Pauline Murphy and father Herbert Murphy.

    Posted: Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:15am
  • Obituary

    D.L. Allen III

    D.L. Allen III, 55, of Cross Road, Alna, died Sept. 28, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born in Trenton, Michigan on Nov. 22, 1961, a son of D.L. and Sharon (Spooner) Allen Jr.

    Posted: Mon, 10/09/2017 - 9:30am
  • Obituary

    Erika J. Trask

    Erika Jean Trask, 45, of Alna, died at her home Oct. 4, 2017.  

    She was born Aug. 16, 1972 in Damariscotta, a daughter of Austin E. and Coleen (Donahue) Trask.

    Erika was a graduate of Wiscasset High School, and over the years worked locally in restaurants and stores.

    She was predeceased by her father, Austin E. Trask.

    Posted: Fri, 10/06/2017 - 8:15am
  • Graveside service for Clarence W. Davis

    A graveside service for Clarence W. Davis of Boothbay, who died Sept. 13, 2017, will be held at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta, Section H, Friday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. Family and close friends are welcome to attend.

    Posted: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 7:00am
  • Obituary

    Roger A. Eastman

    Roger Allen Eastman died at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Florida Sept. 23, 2017.

    Roger was born in Whitefield, Maine on March 24, 1930. After graduation from Boothbay Harbor High School, Roger went on to serve in the U. S. Army in Korea.

    Posted: Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    Cramwel Tegerero

     Cramwel “Manny” Tegerero, 31, of Edgecomb, died at his home with his loving family by his side, after a period of declining health.  

    Born on Feb. 12, 1986 in Manila, Philippines, he was the son of Roque and Merlyn (Mangaring) Tegerero.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:00pm
  • Obituary

    Arthur B. Ethier

    Arthur B. “Barry” Ethier, 74, of Gardiner Road, Wiscasset died Sept. 29, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born in Portland Aug. 24, 1943, a son of Arthur George Ethier and Elizabeth (Stimpson Goodrich). He attended Portland schools and entered the United States Army. On Jan. 16, 1979 he was employed at Bath Iron Works and was currently in the maintenance electrical department. On July 1, 1989 he married Deborah J. Reed and they resided in Wiscasset.

    Posted: Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Albert B. Bailey

    Albert Bill Bailey, 78, of Wiscasset died at Maine Medical Center Sept. 16, 2017.

    Bill was born in Damariscotta on July 28, 1939, a son of the late Albert and Bernice (Lewis) Bailey.

    Posted: Fri, 09/29/2017 - 4:00pm
  • Obituary

    Josephine T. Giles

    Josephine T. “Josie” Giles, 82, of Boothbay, died Sept. 19, 2017, in her sleep at her home in Boothbay, with her daughters by her side.

    Josie was born in Belfast, Ireland on March 3, 1935.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Joseph H. Schubert

    Joseph Henry Schubert, of New Canaan, Connecticut and Barters Island, Boothbay, died Sept. 22, 2017.

    He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Patricia Wolff Schubert; son, Spencer A. Schubert and wife Sara Karl Schubert, grandsons Cole, Ethan, and Jeremy and granddaughter Rebecca, all of New Canaan; son, Derek K. Schubert of Oakland, California; and son, Craig D. Schubert and wife Nathalie Cort Schubert, grandson Jack and granddaughter Liv, all of Bronxville, New York.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Jody A. Barnes

    Jody A. Barnes of Whitefield, Maine died Sept. 6, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

    He was born in Damariscotta, Maine on May 13, 1960 to Barbara Barnes Dixon and Robert Barnes Sr. 

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Maynard T. Taylor

    Maynard Trescott Taylor, 81, of Westport Island, Maine and Largo, Florida, died Aug. 14, 2017 with family by his side at Winship Green in Bath, Maine.

    Maynard was born Aug. 9, 1936 in Lewiston, Maine to Chester H. Taylor and Lillian E. (Curtis) Taylor.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Obituary

    Clarence W. Davis

    Clarence “Larry” W. Davis, 84, of Boothbay, died peacefully Sept. 13, 2017 at the Maine Veterans Hospice House at Togus in Augusta.

    Larry was born March 27, 1933 in Brunswick, Maine, to Meyer L. Davis and Sara Blumenthal Davis.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:00pm
  • Obituary

    Charlon C. Clark

    Charlon Cairns Clark, 84, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine and a former longtime resident of Westfield, New Jersey, died peacefully Aug. 31, 2017 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    She was born in Orange, New Jersey on Nov. 1, 1932, the second of three daughters, to John A. and Lois (Lee) Cairns.

    Posted: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Joana H. Oest

    Joana Hunter Oest (Bean), 73, of Boothbay Harbor died Sept. 8, 2017. She was born in Presque Isle, Maine on July 21, 1944, and never lost her County roots. She was brave and strong, but finally lost her two year battle with cancer, living her last several weeks under hospice care in a nursing facility in Bath, Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Richard K. Walsh

    Richard K. "Rex/Doc" Walsh of Belmont, Massachusetts and Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully of natural causes on Aug. 31, 2017 at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

    Posted: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:15am
  • Obituary

    Avis I. Bowers

    Avis Ilene Bowers, 92, peacefully joined her heavenly family on Sept. 8, 2017 after a three month stay at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:00pm
  • Obituary

    Carolyn A. Hoerth

    Carolyn Ann Shields Hoerth of Westport Island, Maine died Aug. 30, 2017 at age 93 after a brief illness.

    Posted: Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Philip W. Simpson

    Philip W. Simpson, 82, a lifelong resident of Wiscasset, died peacefully Sept. 2, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side.

    He was born in Wiscasset on Dec. 6, 1934, a son of Hallie A. and Martha (Grover) Simpson.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:30am
  • death notice

    Charlon C. Clark

     
    Charlon Cairns Clark, 84, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine and a former longtime resident of Westfield, New Jersey died peacefully Aug. 31, 2017 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor. 
     
    A memorial service to celebrate Charlon's life will be held at Wilson Memorial Chapel, Ocean Point, on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.  
     
    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Charles J. O’Brien

    Charles Joseph O’Brien, 82, of Cape Newagen, Southport Island, Maine, died surrounded by family on Aug. 9, 2017, after months of battling health issues. He went to the angels at Togus Springs Hospice, Togus Veterans Medical Center in Augusta, Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 09/04/2017 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Raymond S. Wilkins Jr.

    Raymond Sanger Wilkins Jr., 92, of Boothbay died of natural causes on Aug. 22, 2017.

    Raymond was born in Boston, Mass. on Dec. 31, 1924. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1943 – 1946. Ray graduated from Harvard College in 1948 with a degree in economics.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Archie W. Brewer

    Archie Wilmont Brewer, 72, of Wiscasset died on Aug. 21, 2017 at his residence after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

    Archie was born on July 31, 1945. He was the son of Vernon Brewer and Doris Higgins of Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Sylvia Ragon

    Sylvia Ragon, 80, of Manchester, Maine, died peacefully Aug. 27, 2017 at her home.

    Born in Augusta, Maine on Feb. 3, 1937, she was a daughter of the late James M. and Ella (Wheeler) MacDonald.

    Posted: Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Ruth J. Applin

    Ruth Jones Applin, 100, of Churchill Street, Wiscasset died Aug. 25, 2017 at her residence. She had the Boston Cane for Wiscasset.

    She was born on April 16, 1917 in Damariscotta Mills in Nobleboro, a daughter of Melrose and Eola (Jackson) Jones.

    Posted: Mon, 08/28/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Marguerite Adams

    Marguerite “Peggy” Adams, 95, of Center Township, Monaca, Pennsylvania died peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospice, Brighton Township, Pennsylvania on Aug. 25, 2017 after a brief illness.

    Posted: Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    Ernest H. Giles Jr.

    Ernest H. Giles Jr., 69, of Marden Road, Boothbay, died peacefully at home with his beloved family at his side.

    Ernest was the son of Ernest Giles Sr. and Ida Andrews Giles.

    Posted: Fri, 08/25/2017 - 2:00pm
  • Obituary

    Marjorie​ ​M. ​Emery

    Marjorie​ ​Melzar​ ​Emery​ ​died​ ​on​ ​August​ ​21,​ ​2017,​ ​at​ ​her​ ​home​ ​in​ ​Wayne,​ ​Maine.​ ​​

    ​She was​ ​the​ ​loving​ ​wife​ ​of​ ​Francis​ ​Talbot​ ​Emery​ ​for​ ​57​ ​years,​ ​who​ ​predeceased​ ​her​ ​in​ ​1991. Marjorie​ ​had​ ​recently​ ​celebrated​ ​her​ ​100th​ ​birthday​ ​with​ ​many​ ​members​ ​of​ ​her​ ​family​ ​.​

    Posted: Thu, 08/24/2017 - 9:15am
  • death notice

    Marjorie Emery

    Marjorie Emery died peacefully on Aug. 21, 2017 at the young age of 100.

    There will be a private family burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Boothbay. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Wayne Community United Methodist Church, 22 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 08/22/2017 - 5:00pm
  • Obituary

    Dorothy B. Watts

    Dorothy Brewer Delafield Watts died Aug. 20, 2017.

    She was born July 28, 1922 in Linekin, daughter of Fred and Mabel Brewer.

    She graduated from William Hall High School in West Hartford, Connecticut and the Golden School of Beauty Culture in Portland, Maine.

    She married James Delafield of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, who died in World War II. She later married Ralph Watts of Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:30am

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