Bereavement Services

  • Obituary

    Geneva M. Baird

    Geneva Mae Baird, 87, of South Berwick, Maine died at her home Oct. 13, 2016.

    She was born June 27, 1929 in Bath, Maine, the daughter of Theodore V. and Gladys (White) Sherman.

    Posted: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 2:15pm
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    Brian F. McKenna

    Brian F. McKenna, 73, of Boothbay Harbor died Oct. 11, 2016 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    He was born Oct. 8, 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut to Robert and Ruth Halladay McKenna and grew up in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. He attended two years of college before before joining the U.S. Navy from January 1964 to December 1967 having served a tour of duty in Vietnam.

    Posted: Fri, 10/14/2016 - 3:15pm
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    Grant D. Morrill Jr.

    Grant D. Morrill Jr., aka “Spoony the Clown,” 79, of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, died Oct. 9, 2016 at the Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

    Posted: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 2:15pm
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    Marcella H. Goss

    Marcella (Marcy) H. Goss, of East Providence, Rhode Island and Boothbay, Maine died October 9, 2016 at the age of 88.

    She was the wife of the late Richard J. Goss, Professor Emeritus and Dean of Biological Sciences at Brown University.

    Posted: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 1:15pm
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    Barbara H. Kammerer

    Barbara H. Kammerer, 93, died Oct. 10, 2016 at Wilmington Health Center in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

    Barbara was born to Clayton and Mildred Hilliard on December 21, 1922 in Arlington, Massachusetts. Following high school graduation, she attended Pierce Secretarial School, and became a legal secretary. She and her sister, Beverly, we're both members of the Order of Eastern Star.

    Posted: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 10:45am
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    Dr. Robert R. L. Guillard

    Dr. Robert Guillard, 95, died peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 25, 2016 at the Gregory Wing, St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    Posted: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 12:45pm
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    Christopher D. Whittaker

    Christopher Dean Whittaker, 58, of Woolwich died Sept. 30, 2016. He died doing what he loved, fishing for striped bass at Small Point. He had caught a legal size striper when he was found; the hook was still in the fish.

    He was born on April 4, 1958, a son of Clyde and Madelyn (Dunton) Whittaker.

    Posted: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:00am
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    Gilbert J. Charbonneau

    Gilbert Jean Charbonneau, 73, died on the morning of Sept. 26, 2016, at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta.

    Born in Walhalla, North Dakota on Jan. 9, 1943, he was the son of Armand and Marianne Charbonneau. He was a beloved brother, husband and uncle. Gil loved and cared for all around him.

    Posted: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 11:00am
  • Memorial service for Phyllis Cook

    The Southport United Methodist  Church will hold a memorial service in honor of Phyllis Pinkham Cook on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. Reception  to follow. Please join us to help celebrate her life.

    Posted: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:30am
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    Duane H. Dunbar

    Duane H. Dunbar, 69, died Oct. 1, 2016 at his home in Boothbay Harbor.

    He was born June 28, 1947 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont to Harold J. Dunbar Jr. and Barbara Moore Dunbar. Duane grew up in Barnet, Vermont and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy. He graduated from Bentley University with a B.S. in accounting.

    Posted: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:00am
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    Gloria M. Goud

    Gloria M. Goud, 86 of Dresden died September 30, 2016 in Freeport at the Hawthorne House after a long fight with Alzheimer's.

    Posted: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 2:15pm
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    Robert R. Potter

    Robert R. Potter, 85, of Boothbay, died Sept. 29, 2016 at the Hill House (Hospice Care) Facility in Bath, Maine.

    He attended Brown University and received his B.A. degree in 1952.

    He was indoctrinated into Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. Upon graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant during the Korean War.

    Posted: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 10:45am
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    Ellen M. Wanser

    Ellen M. Wanser, 71, of Flood Avenue, Wiscasset, Maine died Sept. 30, 2016.

    She was born on Jan. 29, 1945, a daughter of George H. and Marcia E. (Bailey) Wilson.

    Posted: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 10:30am
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    Joan E. LaBar

    Joan Etta (McEathron) LaBar, 74, of Dresden, Maine, died Sept. 29, 2016 from complications of pneumonia.

    She was born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, the minutes-older sibling of her twin brother, Gene.

    Posted: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 9:30am
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    Michael P. McGonegal

    Michael Philip McGonegal, of Burlington, Vermont, born Jan. 24, 1969, died on Oct. 1, 2016.

    He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Patricia McGonegal of Acton, Massachusetts, and three brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Alexa McGonegal, Kevin and Danielle McGonegal, and Joseph McGonegal and Emily Walsh, along with five loving nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

    Posted: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 7:30am
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    Elaine M. Lemont

    Elaine M. (Moore) Lemont, died September 29, 2016 in Brunswick with her family by her side.

    She was born in Bath, on December 17, 1924, the daughter of Leon Trask Moore and Rose Emma (Trask) Moore of Edgecomb. She graduated from Lincoln Academy, class of 1942. After graduation, she was employed at Bath Iron Works, until 1950 when she left to raise her family.

    Posted: Fri, 09/30/2016 - 3:00pm
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    Jean E. Merton

    Jean Elizabeth (Chapman) Merton, 94, of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts died peacefully September 25, 2016 at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass.

    Born in Springfield to the late Kenneth and Marion (Reed) Chapman, she graduated from the High School of Commerce, Springfield in 1939 and Charles Choate Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Woburn, Mass., in 1944.

    Posted: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 1:45pm
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    Jack L. Nisbet

    Jack L. Nisbet, 78, of Boothbay, Maine died Sept. 24, 2016 after a brief illness.

    Jack was born in Augusta, Maine on March 7, 1938 to parents Arthur and Ann (Campbell) Nisbet. Jack was the husband of Leona “Lee” Attenasio Nisbet.

    Posted: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:15am
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    Joan M. Rubel

    Joan Marie Rubel of Sarasota, Florida and Boothbay Harbor, Maine died Sept. 23 after battling Alzheimer’s disease for several years.

    She is survived by her husband, Philip; three daughters, Susanne, Karina and Natalie; grandson, Sebastian; and extended family.

    Posted: Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:00pm
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    Charlotte I. Druce

    Charlotte Irma Harold Druce, 92, died Sept. 25, 2016 in the Gregory Wing, St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor after a 12-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

    Charlotte was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Roxbury, Massachusetts to Raymond and Myrtle Rice Harold. Charlotte graduated cum laude in 1944 from Mount Holyoke College with a major in physics/astronomy.

    Posted: Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:30pm
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    Douglas E. Peaslee Sr.

    Douglas E. Peaslee Sr., 86, of Jefferson died September 23, 2016 in Jefferson at his daughter Shirley’s home, where he was surrounded by family.

    Douglas was born April 13, 1930 in Somerville to Guy and Leola Benner Peaslee. Douglas grew up in Somerville and attended local schools. He started working in the woods at the age of 13.

    Posted: Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:45pm
  • Graveside services for Frances A. Murray

    Graveside services for Frances A. Murray of Boothbay Harbor, who died Aug. 23, 2016, will be held Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine.

    Posted: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 1:45pm
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    Carol P. Hussa

    Carol Painter Hussa, 93, of Queensbury, New York, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully Sept. 20, 2016, after a long illness.

    Carol was born September 4, 1923, in Haverford, Pennsylvania, daughter of Caroline Lee Painter and Herbert J. Painter.

    Posted: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 12:15pm
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    Muriel A. Yereance

    Muriel “Mickey’’ Alice Yereance, 91, of Newcastle, formerly  of Boothbay Harbor and Southport, died peacefully Sept. 19,  2016 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, surrounded  by her family.

    She was born at home Aug. 10, 1925 in Woodridge, New Jersey, the daughter of James and Elsie Young. 

    Posted: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 7:15pm
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    Robert N. Frazer

    Robert Noble “Bob” Frazer, 95, died peacefully at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough on Sept. 16, 2016.

    Posted: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 9:45am
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    Carol E. Nadeau

    Carol E. (Barker) Nadeau, 76, died Sept. 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

    She was born March 22, 1940 in Bucksport, Maine to the late Richard and Julia (Gerrish) Barker.

    She was a longtime resident of Wiscasset and graduated from Wiscasset High School.

    She was a homemaker and resident of Irving, Texas for 33 years.

    Posted: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 3:45pm
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    Ernestine M. Moison

    Ernestine “Tina” M. Moison, 98, of Bath, formerly of Woolwich, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Bodwell House in Brunswick with her family by her side.

    Tina was born in Bath on October 10, 1917, a daughter of Clarence A. and Mary O. (Kaler) Pendleton.

    Posted: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 12:30pm
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    Ethel C. Stover

    Ethel Cecile Stover, 83, of Sand Hill Road, Wiscasset died Sept. 10, 2016. The daughter of Paul J. McCarthy and Helen Pappas Hume, she was born in Hartford, Connectitut moving to Maine in her teenage years.

    Ethel worked for the late Dr. John Andrews as office manager for 30 years in Boothbay Harbor, and previously had been postmaster of Wiscasset and of Edgecomb.

    Posted: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 8:00am
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    Ingeborg K. Soule

    Ingeborg Katharina Soule (nee Albrecht) died Sept. 15, 2016.

    She was born in Neustadt a.d. Weinstrasse, Germany on Oct. 27, 1927 to Heinrich and Paula Albrecht. She grew up amid the turmoil of World War II. She is known for her speeches to local schools and civic groups of life during that period.

    Posted: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:30pm
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    Howard Singer

    Howard Singer, 90, of Houston, Texas and a longtime summer resident of Spruce Point, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, died Sept. 10, 2016.

    He was born May 15, 1926 in Larchmont, New York.

    A Navy man during World War II, he was pre-flight at North Carolina University until the war ended, and he completed his college years at Duke and Yale, where he played football and earned his degree in engineering before settling in Houston.

    Posted: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:45am
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    William S. Stiles

    William Sumner Stiles

    William Sumner Stiles, 92, died peacefully at The Kaplan Family Hospice House, in Danvers, Massachusetts in the early morning hours of Sept.12.

    Posted: Wed, 09/14/2016 - 8:45am
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    Judith P. Wright

    Judy Perkins Wright died peacefully on August 4, 2016 at the age of 70, near Portland, Oregon, having spent much time recently with family and friends.

    Posted: Tue, 09/06/2016 - 11:00am
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    Barbara Ripley

    Barbara “Lee” “Honey” Ripley, 93, formerly of Wellesley, Massachusetts, died Aug. 31, 2016 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    Lee was born Dec. 13, 1922 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Harold and Gladys (Semons) Leland. She graduated from Belmont High School in the class of 1941. She attended Cushing Academy in 1942 and graduated from Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston in 1943.

    Posted: Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:45am
  • Celebration of life for Vicki Pinkham

    A celebration of life gathering will be held for Vicki Pinkham at the Kennebec Tavern in Bath on Sept. 9 at noon. Please join her family and friends in remembering and celebrating her life.

    Posted: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:45pm
  • Graveside service for Brian S. Taylor

    A graveside service for Brian S. Taylor will take place at Roger's Cemetery on Cathance Road, Topsham on Friday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m.

    Posted: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:00pm
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    Blanche Stransky

    Blanche Stransky, 91, died peacefully at St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor, Maine on Aug. 27, 2016.

    Blanche was born on Oct. 15, 1924 in Leeds, England to parents Leonard Bader and Lillian (Simpson) Bader.

    Posted: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:00am
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    Nancy B. Wolfram

    Nancy Bass Wolfram, who died Aug. 23, 2016, was born to Catherine Forbush Bass and George Henry Bass, 2nd, in Brockton, Massachusetts because the town doctor at home in Wilton, Maine had left for military service. Nancy returned to Wilton days later when able to travel. Her father, himself born in Maine, liked to comment that, although not a Maine native, she had many relatives and friends in the state.

    Posted: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 1:30pm
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    Barbara A. Blanchard

    Barbara Ann Blanchard, 84, died at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine on Aug. 18, 2016.

    Barbara was born July 30, 1932 in Brockton, Massachusetts to Milton and Alice (Willis) Bassett. She grew up in Randolph, Massachusetts and graduated from Randolph High School. She married Ellsworth Blanchard and raised her family.

    Posted: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 1:15pm
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    Frances A. Murray

    Frances A. Murray, 82, of Boothbay Harbor died Aug. 23, 2016 in Damariscotta.

    She was born on Nov. 6, 1933 in Belgrade, the daughter of Clyde A. and Ada (Fowler) Bachelder.

    Posted: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 9:00am
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    Dale J. Stone

    Dale Jeffery Stone died Aug. 22, 2016.

    He was born Feb. 2, 1994 in Brunswick to Jeffery Burnham and Dixie Stone.

    Dale grew up in Boothbay and attended local schools. He was a “jack-of-all-trades” and worked doing various odd jobs, including auto mechanics and carpentry. He enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling and listening to music.

    Posted: Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:30am
  • Celebration of life for Verna Luke

    The Luke family would like to invite those who knew Verna Luke to celebrate her life on what would have been her 100th birthday, Sunday, Sept. 4, at noon at the boatyard, 15 Lukes Gulch, East Boothbay.

    Posted: Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:45pm
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    Eleanor W. Jordan

    Eleanor W. “Ellie” Jordan, 99, died peacefully Aug. 18, 2016 at Evergreen Woods, North Branford, Connecticut, her home for many years.

    She was a former resident of New Haven and Sachems Head, Connecticut. She summered for most of her life on Linekin Bay, and for 85 years in Bayville, Maine, where her extended family settled around her.

    Posted: Wed, 08/24/2016 - 1:30pm
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    Candice Prince

    Candice (Howard) Prince, 66, of Boothbay Harbor died suddenly Aug. 21, 2016 at her home.

    Posted: Tue, 08/23/2016 - 8:30am
  • Celebration of Life for John W. Howard

    A celebration of a life well-lived will take place at the Edgecomb Community Church on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. John W. Howard died Sept. 17, 2015  in Vero Beach, Florida at the age of 90. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alice V.L. Howard, and his  children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Posted: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 3:15pm
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    Robert C. Albert

    Robert C. Albert, 76, of Woolwich, died Aug. 16, 2016 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine after a long illness.  

    Born on July 1, 1940 in Houlton, Maine, he was the son of Walter C. and Jessie (Johnston) Albert.

    Posted: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:00pm
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    Henry A. Hartwell III

    Henry Ameroy "Chip" Hartwell III, 71, died August 19, 2016 after living with love and hope through his battle with cancer. He lived in Closter, New Jersey and Southport Island, Maine.

    Posted: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:00am
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    Edward “Ted” Gibbon

    Edward “Ted” Gibbon

    Edward (Ted) Gibbon, 96, of Ocean Point, Maine and Ocean Township, New Jersey, formerly of Florham Park and Randolph, New Jersey, died at home on Aug. 11, 2016. Born in Rutherglen, Scotland, he had fond memories of his time spent on the Isle of Arran.

    Posted: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:45am
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    Elizabeth P. Draper

    Elizabeth “Cheeky” Perkins Draper, 90, a longtime Squirrel Islander, died of heart failure at Mercy Hospital in Portland on Aug. 11, 2016.

    Posted: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:00pm
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    Ryan M. DiPierro

    Ryan Matthew DiPierro, 27, died at his residence in Wiscasset on Aug. 13, 2016.

    He was born in Damariscotta on June 16, 1989, a son of Mark Matthew and Tenlee (Blanchard) DiPierro.

    Posted: Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:45am
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    Laurel A. Elderkin-Graham

    Laurel Ann Elderkin-Graham died peacefully at home on Aug. 8, 2016, the same day her dad George “Pat” Elderkin passed 25 years earlier. She was constantly surrounded by her family and friends.

    She was born Oct. 18, 1955 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine and attended Southport Central School before going to and graduating from Boothbay Region High School in 1974. She attended and graduated Stevens School of the Bible in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1978.

    Posted: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:00pm