Norman Morehouse, 97, of Augusta and Presque Isle died peacefully at his home in Augusta surrounded by family on April 16, 2019.
He was born in Newport, Maine on July 6, 1921 the son of William Oral and Grace Gunter Morehouse. He attended public schools in Westfield, Presque Isle, Fort Fairfield, and one semester at the Aroostook School of Commerce in Presque Isle.
Posted: Thu, 04/18/2019 - 3:15pm
Roberta M. Alden, 93, of Yarmouth passed away on April 13, 2019. She was born on September 21, 1925 in East Vassalboro, Maine the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Marden.
Posted: Wed, 04/17/2019 - 4:45pm
M. Patricia Benner, born July 10, 1935 in Port Jefferson, Long Island, New York, died April 12, 2019 at Sussman House in Rockport.
She lived most of her adult life in New Harbor, graduating from Bristol High School. Pat married Donald E. Benner Oct. 10, 1935, whose stint in the Navy took them to Groton, Conn., and Key West, Florida. Upon Don’s honorable discharge from the Navy, the couple returned to New Harbor never straying far from the area again.
Posted: Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:15am
The location of the service for Anna Giles has been changed to the Boothbay Baptist Church, 999 Wiscasset Road, in Boothbay, Wednesday, April 17 at 1 p.m.
Posted: Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:15am
The Rev. Cn. Dr. Richard H. Hall of Brunswick returned to God on April 14, 2019, surrounded by the love of his immediate family: Ellen, his wife of 52 years, and their three adult children, Jim, Matt, and Sarah.
Dick was a devoted son to Louise and Earl, brother to Dave and Doug, their wives Judy and Arlene, uncle to Julie, Maureen, Sue and Andrea, father-in-law to Sarah, Patrick and Sarah, and fun-loving Papa to Nate, Drew, Henry and Charlie.
Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:15pm
Anna M. Giles 83, of Bath, Maine, formerly of Boothbay, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, Maine.
Posted: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 1:45pm
Anna M. Giles, 83, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home and Tribute Center, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay.
Posted: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 9:45am
Barry L. Pendleton, 69, of Boothbay, Maine, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 7, 2019 at the VA Togus Springs facility in Augusta, Maine.
Posted: Wed, 04/10/2019 - 1:15pm
Brenda B. Hilton, 76, of Newcastle, passed away on April 2, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.
Daughter, sister, wife, aunt, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend: these are not the only roles that defined her, but the ones she cherished most throughout her life, and her incredible dedication to her family is how she will be remembered by many.
Posted: Tue, 04/09/2019 - 8:30am
Terrence L. Murray, 76, of Scarborough, formerly of Boothbay Harbor, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on April 4, 2019.
Terry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Pamela Murray, currently of Scarborough, and two children: son, Benjamin Murray, his wife Joan Murray and their son Nathan of Portland, and daughter Rebecca (Becky) Richards and her husband Fred Richards of Yarmouth.
Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 8:30am
Joseph Testa, 77, of Winthrop died at Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn on March 12, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.
He was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania on May 3, 1941, the son of James C. and Angelina M. Testa (Mindicino).
Posted: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 3:45pm
Barbara Jean Hodgdon Stacy of Dresden passed away on April 2, 2019.
She was born on June 22, 1946 to Shirley Reid Hodgdon and Perley Hodgdon. She grew up in Woolwich, attending Woolwich Central School and Morse High School. Her sport was basketball and often remarked that the Phippsburg girls team was tough to beat. She adored her father and went on many outings with him down to Trevett to visit her grandmother and various aunts and uncles.
Posted: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 2:30pm
LeRoy E. “Roy” Farmer, after a lifetime of service to residents of Maine, Lincoln County and the town of Wiscasset, peacefully passed away at home on March 26, 2019, at the age of 91. In the weeks just before his passing, Roy was surrounded by four generations of loving family and numerous friends who came to visit, celebrate and reminisce with a man whose generosity, kindness and indomitable work ethic were legendary.
Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:15am
Althea Marion Fitch-Cromwell of Westport Island passed away peacefully at home on the morning of March 19, 2019 after a brief illness, just 10 days prior to her 82nd birthday. She was surrounded and cared for by her three sons in her final hours.
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 4:15pm
William Dickenson Shew Jr., 85, of South Bristol, Maine passed away March 18, 2019.
“Dick” Shew the son of the late William and Lois Shew and loving husband of Ellen Shew for 57 years ,was born Nov. 29, 1933.
He is survived by his wife Ellen, his daughter Elizabeth Shew, son-in-law Timothy Cummings, son Richard Shew, sister Nancy Sloane, brother William Phillip Shew, grandson William Cummings and granddaughter Margaret Cummings.
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 9:30am
John B. “Jack Murray, 92, of East Boothbay, Maine, passed away on March 21, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Camden, New Jersey and resided in Pennsauken, N.J. for many years, before moving to East Boothbay. Jack was a former parishioner of St. Peter's Church in Merchantville, N.J.
Posted: Sun, 03/24/2019 - 9:30am
Patricia Mary Hendrickson, a long-time resident of the Wiscasset area, died March 11, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital.
Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:15pm
Pete Mundy, 88, died March 18, 2019 at his home in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine. A Memorial Service to celebrate Pete's life will be held at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor on Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.
Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 8:00am
Marjorie Wayne Marr, 82, passed away March 14, 2019 at the St. Andrews Gregory Wing in Boothbay Harbor.
She was born on July 25, 1936 to Everard and Myrtle Spinney. Marjorie grew up in Boothbay and attended local schools.
While in school she played basketball and softball, was involved in the Senior Minstrel Show, and was a member the chorus. She graduated from the Boothbay Region High School Class of 1954.
Posted: Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:00am
Darrell “Butch” Loren Tobin, 76, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport, after a battle with Lewy body dementia. He was born August 4, 1942 in Masardis, Maine to Evelyn Tobin Coffin and Loren Carmel Tobin.
Posted: Mon, 03/18/2019 - 8:45am
It is with great sadness that the family of Martha Irene Mckown announces her passing on March 12, 2019 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine at the age of 84.
Martha was born to Frederic and Hazel (Farnham) McKown in East Boothbay on April 29, 1934 in the house where she lived for 82 years until she moved to Boothbay Green for health reasons.
Posted: Thu, 03/14/2019 - 8:45am
Merle C. West, 70, of Alna, passed away at his home on the afternoon of March 11, 2019, after a courageous battle with Mesothelioma.
Born in Damariscotta on August 8, 1948, he was the son of Fred and Wilberta (Nichols) West.
Merle grew up in Wiscasset, attending local schools and graduating from Wiscasset High School. In 1967 he married his first wife, Nancy Jean Clancy, and the couple would welcome a daughter, Lisa.
Posted: Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:15pm
Lucille J. Machon, 102, of Boothbay Harbor died March 8, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport.
Lucille was born January 22, 1917 in Boothbay Harbor to Ralph Colby and Lillian Williams Colby. She lived all of her life in Boothbay Harbor. She graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School in the Class of 1934. During high school she played basketball.
Posted: Tue, 03/12/2019 - 9:30am
Rebecca “Becky” Dolloff, 67, of Boothbay, passed away peacefully at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick surrounded by loved ones on the afternoon of March 1, 2019, following a brief illness.
Posted: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 2:00pm
There will be a memorial service for Leah M. Sample on Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m. at the Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church, Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor.
Posted: Mon, 03/11/2019 - 1:30pm
Charlotte Wallace of Wiscasset died suddenly on March 5, 2019 at age 27.
Posted: Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:00am
Louise Marie Greene, 99, of Boothbay, Maine died peacefully and surrounded by love on Feb. 8, 2019 at St. Andrews Village Gregory Wing.
She was the beloved wife of the late Fred S. Greene to whom she was married for 51 years until his passing.
Posted: Tue, 03/05/2019 - 10:00am
David Randolph Nichols Jr., 80, of Wiscasset, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 1, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
David was born on June 13, 1938 in Westboro, Massachusetts to David and Louise (Springer) Nichols. He was educated in Massachusetts and Wiscasset schools, and graduated from Wiscasset High School in 1956.
Posted: Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:30pm
George John Lechleitner, 87, of Millbrook, New York passed away at his home on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 after a courageous battle with a long illness.
George was born in Manhattan, New York, on March 3, 1931. He was the beloved son of his proud parents, Emil Lechleitner and Amalie Gunther Lechleitner.
Posted: Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:15pm
Alice Margaret Trask Fossett died Feb. 21, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born on Feb. 23, 1930 at home at 10 Park Street, just steps from where she lived at 1 Atlantic Avenue for 55 years. She was 89 years old. Alice was married to Chester F. Fossett for over 64 years. She was the youngest of four children born to the late John and Ethel Young Trask and was predeceased by her two brothers: J. Gordon Trask and William Trask.
Posted: Mon, 02/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Leah M. Sample, 95, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Feb. 21, 2019.
Posted: Fri, 02/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Joanne L. (Welch) Benner, 89, of Franklin, New Hampshire, died at Mountain Ridge Healthcare Center on Jan. 24, 2019.
Posted: Wed, 02/20/2019 - 3:45pm
Vernon Castle Brewer Jr. died comfortably in his home Feb. 14, 2019 after a long struggle with COPD. He was surrounded by his immediate family during his final moments.
Posted: Tue, 02/19/2019 - 1:30pm
Gilda Rose (Gullo) Coitrone went to heaven on St. Valentine's Day 2019. She was born on March 17, 1929 (St. Patrick's Day) in Blair Township, Pennsylvania. She claimed Irish heritage because and celebrated her birthday in true Irish form. She was predeceased by her parents Giuseppe "Joe" and Laura (Curatho) Gullo from Coringa, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy.
Posted: Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:00am
Anne Hankinson Kern, 88, died peacefully Jan. 29, 2019, at Webster of Rye, Rye, New Hampshire.
She was born Aug. 17, 1930 in Orange, New Jersey, the third child of the late Kenneth Raymond Hankinson and Audrey Lee Hankinson.
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2019 - 3:15pm
Oscar O. Noah passed away peacefully Feb. 2, 2019 at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
He was born on the family farm in Jahns Valley, Wisconsin on Nov. 28, 1930, the son of Oscar H. Noah and Irene (Haigh) Noah. The family moved from the farm and opened the County Farm Tavern. While attending high school he worked on local farms. After high school Oscar enlisted in the Navy serving until his discharge in 1953.
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2019 - 4:00pm
Oscar Noah of Boothbay Harbor died Saturday, Feb. 2.
A service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society.
A full obituary will be submitted by the family.
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2019 - 1:30pm
Laura Larkin Field died Jan. 29, 2019 after suffering many years with Huntington’s disease.
She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on April 6, 1956, one of six children of Paul A. and Alice (True) Larkin.
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:15am
Frank Kelley, 79, a former Boothbay area businessman, died unexpectedly Jan. 20, 2019.
He was born in Maine and never lost his love for being a “Maniac.”
Born Nov. 28, 1939, to Gerald and Louise Kelley, he is survived by his wife, Sylvia, and son, Sean.
Frank loved being busy, whether riding his bike, working in his shop, walking, or enjoying conversation with friends or strangers.
Posted: Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:00am
Charles M. Clarke, 64, of Oakland, Maine, beloved father, husband and friend, passed away peacefully after a battle with many medical complications on Jan. 25, 2019 in Cape Coral, Florida.
Charlie was born in Waterville, Maine to Maurice and Jean Clarke on Jan. 30, 1954. He graduated from Waterville High School in 1972.
Posted: Thu, 01/31/2019 - 12:30pm
Geraldine “Deanie” Blake, 91, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2019 at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
She was born to Gerald Pinkham and Hazel (Clifford), the second oldest of fifteen children and named after her father, and nicknamed “Deanie.”
Posted: Wed, 01/30/2019 - 11:30am
Nancy Mary Soule, 74, of Waldoboro, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 25, 2019, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness.
Nancy was born on July 13, 1944 in Bremen, Maine, the third child of Andrew and Jessie (Genthner) Kaler. She attended Bremen and Waldoboro schools. After high school, she was employed by the Paragon Button Factory and GTE Sylvania in Waldoboro.
Posted: Mon, 01/28/2019 - 10:45am
Stephen W. Allen, 78, of Woolwich died peacefully Jan. 16, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
He was born in Bath on Aug. 9, 1940, the son of Arthur H. and Lois E. (Reed) Allen. He attended a one room schoolhouse in Days Ferry, then Woolwich Central School and graduated from Morse High School class of 1958.
Posted: Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:15am
Stephen B. Rollins, 73, of Garland, Maine departed this world for heaven on Jan. 17, 2019.
Born Nov. 1, 1945, Steve was a native of Monhegan Island, Maine.
Posted: Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:15am
Gloria Helen (Soule) Jones, 78, of Wiscasset, passed away Jan. 15, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick after a brief illness. She left this earth surrounded by her family and friends.
Gloria was born on March 2, 1940 in Damariscotta to Albert Sr. and Mildred (Cunningham) Soule. She enjoyed sitting in the sun in her backyard, summer barbecues, planting flowers, cooking, taking Sunday drives, Maine’s delicious seafood and family.
Posted: Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:30pm
Bryan Burns James Buck died at home surrounded by loved ones on Dec. 27, 2018. He had been diagnosed with a rare cancer just months before.
Posted: Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:45am
Judith W. Nichols, 81, of Pittston died Jan. 11, 2019 at the Lamp Alzheimer’s Residential Care in Lisbon.
She was born in Gardiner, Maine on Jan. 5, 1938, the daughter of Harold and Phyllis (Damon) Warren. She was educated in Pittston schools, and graduated from Gardiner High in 1956. She married soon after high school.
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2019 - 2:00pm
Charlotte (Hollis) Heaton Gowen, a resident of St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, died Jan. 11, 2019.
Charlotte was born on Feb. 5, 1921 and grew up in Cohasset, Massachusetts, raised by an aunt and uncle, Ida and Leo Butterfield. After graduation from the local high school, she studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and during those years in Boston developed a lasting love of music and the arts.
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:30am
Michael David Harkins Sr., 60, of Five Islands Road, Georgetown died Jan. 8, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick with his family at his side.
Born in Bath on Dec. 16, 1958, he was the son of Mary Martha (Muckler) and Daniel O’Connor Harkins Jr. He graduated from Morse High School in the class of 1977.
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:45am
Shirley M. Hill, 85, of Gardiner Road, Wiscasset died Jan. 6, 2019 at her residence surrounded by friends and family.
She was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 20, 1933, a daughter of Frank H. and Bridget (Danaher) Grant.
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2019 - 2:45pm