Bereavement Services

  • Obituary

    John Philip Berry Sr.

    John Philip Berry Sr., 69, of East Waterboro died at his home on May 21, 2017 from complications after heart surgery.

    John was born in Portland July 7, 1947, the son of George and Eva Mains Berry. He graduated from Portland High School and attended University of Southern Maine.

    Posted: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:30am
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    William A. Kautzmann

    William A. Kautzmann 88, of Presley Drive, East Boothbay, died May 19, 2017 at Miles Memorial Hospital, Damariscotta.

    “Bill” was born in Englewood, N.J., the son of the late Fred and Louise (Plattenburg) Kautzmann. He attended and graduated from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey. He was a United States veteran of the Korean Conflict.

    Posted: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:15am
  • Obituary

    Allen F. Brewer

    Allen F. Brewer, 85, of Edgecomb, died May 20, 2017.

    Allen was born in Boothbay Harbor, son to the late Harold and Ruth (Sherman) Brewer. He attended local schools, worked in the woods with his uncle until 1950 when he enlisted in the Army during the Korean War. He served as a Corporal in the Air Force, division of the Army Core of Engineers.

    Posted: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    James O. Hanna

    James O. ‘Jimmy” Hanna, 89, died May 21, 2017 at home after a period of declining health. He was predeceased by his lifelong companion, Dolores (Roberts) Hanna.

    Posted: Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Celebration of Life for Marilyn Landry

    There will be a celebration to remember the life of Marilyn Ava Flint Landry on Saturday, June 3, 11 a.m. at the Wilson Memorial Chapel, Ocean Point, Maine. Marilyn passed away on Dec. 17, 2016. A reception will follow at the Landry home, 102 Van Horn Road. All relatives and friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations to local charities are warmly appreciated.

    Posted: Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Ricky E. Nguyen

    Ricky Edward Nguyen, 43, of Woolwich died May 15, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    He was born in Vietnam on February 22, 1974, a son of Cu Nguyen and Tam Bui.

    Posted: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Thayer Vallas

    Thayer Vallas, 87, of Boothbay, died peacefully with her family by her side on May 11, 2017.

    She was born on January 25, 1930 to the late Stella and William Anastos who both emigrated from Greece.

    Thayer grew up in Braintree, Massachusetts and attended Braintree High School and Fisher Junior College.

    She served as the secretary to the president of Kelch Grain, a grain brokerage exchange in Boston.

    Posted: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Richard L. Albaum

    Richard L. Albaum died on May 8, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    Richard was born in Newark, New Jersey to Samuel and Rose Albaum on June 27, 1945. He graduated high school at Middletown Township High School in 1963. He went on to earn a degree from the Culinary Institute of America, following in his father’s footsteps and his love of all things food-related.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 7:15pm
  • Obituary

    Margaret Harris

    Margaret “Margie” Harris, 97, of Cross Point Road, Edgecomb, died at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine, on the morning of May 15, 2017.

    Margaret was formerly of New Jersey and Massachusetts.

    She was well known for needle crafts and embroidery, and for her love of elephants, and collected elephant items. She belonged to Knox-Lincoln Cooperative Extension for 30 years.

    She was predeceased by her husband, James Harris, and two sons, Douglas Newitt and Thomas Newitt.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Diane G. Longley

    Diane G. Longley, 79, of Woolwich, died May 13, 2017 with her family by her side at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Augusta.

    She was born on November 16, 1937, the daughter of Cyrus and Annie (Chandler) Longley. She grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School, Class of 1957. After high school, Diane went on to Airline School in Kansas City, Missouri and served in the United States Air Force. She is also a graduate of the University of Southern Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Evelyn J. Thomas

    Evelyn Jane Thomas, 62, of Boothbay, died May 13, 2017.

    Evelyn was born in Belfast on January 7, 1955 to Ronald and Nellie Page. She grew up in Arrowsic and attended Bath schools. She lived much of her life in Bath before moving to Boothbay in 2002. She worked many years for M.W. Sewall and Irving Circle K stores. Her final job was as a waitress at her daughter’s restaurant. She enjoyed laughing and joking with her regular customers daily.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Dean A. Baker

    Dean A. Baker, 72, of Nequasset Road, Woolwich died May 11, 2017 at Gosnell House in Scarborough.

    He was born in Bath on April 23, 1945, a son of Sherwood B. and Etta May (Colby) Baker.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Mary T. McCusker

    Mary Theresa McCusker, 73, of Boothbay Harbor, died surrounded by her children after a short illness on February 2, 2017 at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Born August 9, 1943 in Manchester, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Roland L. Brown and the late Louise M. Brown. She was a resident of Boothbay Harbor for 51 years prior to moving to Baltimore, Maryland in August of 2016.

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    Robert S. Nicoll

    Robert S. Nicoll, 66, of Bath, died May 8, 2017.

    He was born to Robert and Georgia Nicoll, both deceased, of Back River Road, Boothbay on May 8, 1951. He graduated from Boothbay Region High School in 1969.

    He is survived by his beloved wife, Kim Odell of Bath; his beloved son, Aubrey Nicoll; older brother, Gordon Nicoll; and younger brother, Peter S. Nicoll. 

    Posted: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:30am
  • Obituary

    John A. Soper

    John Arthur “Jack” Soper, 83, died unexpectedly April 25, 2017 in Bradenton, Florida. He was the loving husband of Joan (Sylvester) Soper for 60 years.

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

    Charles D. Barton

    Charles Dodge “Chic” Barton, 72, of Douglasville, Georgia died May 6, 2017. 

    He was born in Bath, Maine on June 23, 1944 to the late Charles N. Barton and the late Ava Dodge Barton. He served in the United States Navy and was a retired heavy equipment operator. He was a member of King’s Chapel Church, Lahaina Maui, Hawaii.

    Posted: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 7:15pm
  • Obituary

    Laura B. Smith

    Laura Bertha (DeCain) Smith, 83, died May 6, 2017 at the Greenwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wakefield, Massachusetts.

    Posted: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:15pm
  • Obituary

    Carol E. Howe

    Carol Edgelow Howe, 93, died Sunday, April 30 at Pioneer Ridge Health Center in Lawrence, Kansas.

    Carol was born July 14, 1923 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the oldest of four daughters of Arther F.G. Edgelow and Cybel K.S. Edgelow. She attended the MacDuffie School in Springfield and Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Canada. She graduated fromWellesley College in 1945.

    Posted: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Ronald E. Spofford

    Ronald E. Spofford, 87, died peacefully with his family by his side, on May 4, 2017 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    Ron was born on Friday, December 13, 1929 to Eleanor (Greenleaf) and Dewey Spofford. He was born and raised on Barters Island and spent much of his life living on the island, something he was very proud of.

    Posted: Fri, 05/05/2017 - 2:00pm
  • Obituary

    Paul J. Pendrok

    Paul J. Pendrok, 71, of Alna, died on April 27, 2017 after a brief illness.

    He was born in Hartford, Connecticut on April 3, 1946 to Joseph J. and Eleanor C. (Larsen) Pendrok.

    Paul moved to Maine with his wife Carla in 2000 and they resided in Alna for the past eleven years. He was a jack-of-all trades but worked primarily as a logger in his younger years and as a sub-contractor later.

    Paul loved gardening, animals and the outdoors in general.

    Posted: Tue, 05/02/2017 - 3:30pm
  • Obituary

    Mark H. Hamilton Jr.

    Mark H. Hamilton Jr., 54 of Boothbay, died on the morning of April 28, 2017.  

    He was the son of Mark H. Hamilton of North Port, Florida, and the late Sara J. Hamilton.  He was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire on October 11, 1962. 

    Mark was the founder and owner of Hands of Thyme Landscaping of Boothbay.

    Posted: Tue, 05/02/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Roland O. Haskell Jr.

    Roland Oscar Haskell Jr., 63, of Bath entered into eternal life April 21, 2017.

    He was born in Boothbay Harbor on May 25, 1953 to Roland Oscar Haskell, from Little Deer Island, and Vivian Smith Haskell from Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:45am
  • Obituary

    William M. Thompson

    William Magill Thompson of Sheepscot died peacefully April 24, 2017. Bill will be remembered for his intellectual curiosity, imagination, humanistic approach to life, and love of music and literature (as demonstrated by his extensive library containing over 4,000 volumes).

    Posted: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:00am
  • Obituary

    Morna H. Farnum

    Morna H. Farnum, 90, of Madison, formerly of Alna died April 19, 2017 at Maplecrest Nursing Home in Madison, with family by her side.

    Posted: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Martha S. Dalton

    Martha S. Dalton, 86, of Jones Road, Wiscasset died with family by her side on April 20, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    Posted: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Julia L. Bergquist

    Julia L. Bergquist, 94, of Brunswick died in her home in the loving care of her family on April 14.

    Posted: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 8:15am
  • Margaret O. Kelly

    Margaret Orne Kelly, 98, died April 3, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, where she had lived since 1942. 

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Dr. George Jones

    Dr. George Jones of East Boothbay died at home on April 14, 2017. With his family at his side, he was at peace and ready to set sail for his next great adventure. George always followed his passions, turning dreams into realities throughout his life. He believed that time was of the essence. In his 75 years, he rarely turned down the challenge of a new adventure.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Obituary

    Sandra S. Whitehead

    Sandra Stone Whitehead, 70, of Lynchburg, Virginia and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, died on April 16, 2017 of bone cancer.

    She was born June 12, 1946 in Lynchburg, the daughter of Russell Livingston Stone and Eva DeJarnette Stone. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reuben and Mary Ellen (Hatchett) Stone and Gordon Charles and Mattie (Francis) DeJarnette.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Stephen R. Rogers

    Stephen Russell Rogers, 76, of Woolwich went home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 1, 2017.

    Steve was born in Bath on August 14, 1940 to Harold Morse and Mildred Vern (Harrington) Rogers.

    Posted: Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Betty N. LaPointe

    Betty N. LaPointe, 90, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, formerly of Wrentham, Massachusetts, died peacefully April 8, 2017 in Maine. She was the beloved wife of the late Edmond J. LaPointe.

    Posted: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Helga I. McEachern

    Helga I. McEachern of Punta Gorda, Florida and a longtime summer visitor to Boothbay Harbor, died April 11, 2017.

    She was born March 13, 1938 in Berlin, Germany, the beloved daughter of Lieselotte and Fritz Kretzschmar.

    Posted: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Obituary

    Rev. James P. Beliasov

    James P. Beliasov, 78, was taken suddenly to be with his Savior and Lord on March 23, 2017. He was a faithful pastor of God’s word.

    Posted: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:00am
  • Obituary

    Robert P. Landry

    Robert Perry Landry, 79, of Skowhegan died peacefully at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan on March 23, 2017.

    He born April 27, 1937 the son of Richard and Beatrice (Perry) Landry. Robert was raised in Sanford where he graduated from Sanford High School, Class of 1955. He is described in his high school yearbook as "everybody's best friend."

    Posted: Fri, 04/07/2017 - 2:45pm
  • Obituary

    Thomas H. Davis

    Thomas H. Davis of Wiscasset died March 29, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Tom suffered a massive heart attack from which he did not recover. He was 57 years old.

    Originally from Farmington, New Hampshire, he was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Christine Davis.

    Posted: Tue, 04/04/2017 - 4:15pm
  • Obituary

    Virginia S. Brun

    Virginia Sortwell Brun, known by many as Sally, died peacefully at her Wiscasset home April 3, 2017 at the age of 100 and three months.

    Posted: Tue, 04/04/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Robert L. Perkins

    Robert L. Perkins, 88, died March 30, 2017 at St. Andrews Village surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie Perkins who died in 2003.

    Posted: Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:15am
  • Death Notice

    Robert L. Perkins

    Robert L. Perkins, 88, of Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully with his family by his side on the morning of March 30, 2017.

    Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 9 from 2-4 p.m. at Hall's Funeral Home, Boothbay, with a Masonic Service at 3:30 p.m. 

    Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 10 at 1 p.m. at Hall's Funeral Home, Boothbay.

    In lieu of flowers, contributions to Bayview Lodge, P.O.Box 364, East Boothbay, ME 04544

    A full obituary to follow. 

    Posted: Sun, 04/02/2017 - 9:00am
  • Obituary

    Albert J. Tagg

    Lt. Col. and Captain Albert James “Jim” Tagg Sr., 83, of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, died March 25, 2017, in Tampa, Florida surrounded by his loving family.

    Jim was born on April 21, 1934, in Beverly, Massachusetts, the son of Thomas and Nora Freer Tagg.

    Posted: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:30am
  • Obituary

    Matthew D. Gordon

    Matthew “Matt” Dennis Gordon (aka Moosie) died unexpectedly March 24, 2017 with family by his side.

    Matt was born, raised, and rooted in Wiscasset. He lived with his parents and brother until it was time for the brothers to both set down their own roots.

    Matt went through the Wiscasset School system until graduating in 2002. He was a three sport varsity athlete, leaving behind an unbroken record in shot put and discus. He also excelled in basketball and soccer.

    Posted: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:00am
  • Obituary

    Dr. Paula J. Hallett

    Dr. Paula Jane Hallett (nee Shea) died peacefully before dawn March 19.

    She was the oldest child of the late Pauline Christian Shea and Dr. John T Shea of Foxborough, Massachusettts. Like her father, Paula attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, graduating with summa cum laude honors from the School of Medicine. She lived for many years in Concord, Massachusetts and in Boothbay Harbor, Maine where she retired.

    Posted: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:45am
  • Obituary

    Doris W. Cunningham

    Doris White Cunningham, 71, of Elloree, South Carolina, wife of Neil O. Cunningham, died March 22, 2017 at her home with her husband by her side.

    A memorial service was held Saturday at the residence in Elloree.

    Posted: Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    Murray C. Keene Jr.

    Murray C. Keene Jr., known far and wide as “Toppy,” died March 21, 2017, one day shy of his 73rd birthday, at the Jupiter Medical Center in Jupiter, Florida. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the summer of 2015 and was still going strong until recently.

    Posted: Fri, 03/24/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Nancy T. Holmes

    Nancy Trapnell Holmes of Boothbay Harbor, Maine died peacefully on March 18, 2017, in the loving hands of her children at St. Andrews Gregory Wing. Her death comes after a long struggle with various health issues, that took her away from her life of love and service.

    Nancy was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, January 7, 1934, the daughter of William and Elsa Trapnell.

    Posted: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 8:45am
  • Obituary

    David D. Berry

    David Dean Berry of Hallowell died unexpectedly March 17, 2017.

    Dave was born in Gardiner April 11, 1963 the son of Charles Berry and Shirley (Rankins) Cheney.

    He graduated from Wiscasset High School in 1981. Upon graduation he joined the Army where he served as a military policeman. After serving, he attended Fitchburg State College, and was a lifelong learner at the College of Hard Knocks.

    Posted: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Eleanor Gray

    Eleanor (Faye) Gray

    Eleanor (Faye) Gray, 79, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on March 15, 2017, at her home in Boothbay Harbor. She was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, June 22, 1937, and while having traveled extensively with her husband during his time in the Air Force, she never thought of any place other than Boothbay Harbor as her home. Her parents were Louis and Frances (Odlum) Burnham Sr. of Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 5:00pm
  • Harold F. Hutchinson Jr.

    Harold Franklin Hutchinson, Jr., 82, of Waldoboro passed away on March 14, 2017 at the St. Andrews Gregory Wing. Harold was born on April 3, 1934 in Brockton, Massachusetts, the only child of Harold F. Hutchinson, Sr. and Marion (Houle) Hutchinson. His parents moved to a large riverfront tract of land near Exeter, NH when he was nine years old where he became very independent and learned to entertain himself in the great outdoors.

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Elaine J. Fairweather

    Elaine Joan Fairweather, 62, died peacefully on March 12, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. 

    Posted: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:15am
  • Obituary

    Anne R. Cederlund

    Anne Robinson Cederlund, 82, wife of Howard A. Cederlund of Wiscasset, Maine, and Tucson, Arizona, died quietly on March 11, 2017 at their home in Tucson.

    Posted: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Obituary

    Robert T. Loney

    Robert T. Loney, 84, of Round Pond, died March 5, 2017, surrounded by his wife, two daughters, and granddaughter.

    Posted: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 2:45pm