Obituaries

  • Obituary

    Hazel Spear, obituary

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:45pm

    ROCKLAND — Hazel Nutt Spear, 89, of Rockland, passed away Aug. 19, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

    Hazel was born Oct. 22, 1924, in West Rockport, the youngest daughter of Robert and Amy Nutt. She graduated from high school in Tilton, N.H., and from the University of Maine in Orono in 1946. She worked briefly at the Hyde School in Bath as a social worker.

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    Joy Ann Fearney, obituary

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:45am

    SEARSMONT and DUNNELLON, Fla. — Joy Ann (Rowlands) Fearney passed away to be with her Lord on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., on Nov. 26, 1944, daughter of Harold and Yola (Agugliaro) Rowlands.

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    Coleen Weed, obituary

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:30am

    ROCKLAND, WINDSOR, and SAVANAH, Ga. — Colleen Weed, 62, beloved wife, daughter, mother and sister, died peacefully Aug. 13, 2014, at her daughter's home surrounded by her family following a long battle with ALS .

    Born May 7, 1952, she was the daughter of William and Patricia Holbrook Sansom of Rockland. She was educated locally, graduating from Rockland District High School and earning an associates degree from University of Maine at Orono.

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  • Obituary

    Jeremy Philbrook, obituary

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:45am

    VINALHAVEN — Jeremy Robert Warren Philbrook, 36, of Vinalhaven, passed away suddenly Aug. 13, 2014.

    He was the son of Barbara E. (Warren) Philbrook of Vinalhaven and the late Robert E. Sykes. On Aug. 15, 1989, he was adopted by Joby Philbrook Jr. of Vinalhaven. He was a 1996 graduate of Vinalhaven High School.

    Jeremy had two beautiful daughters with Jamie B. Ames; Caroline Anne, 16, and Ava Elizabeth, 9.

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  • Service notice

    David L. Harper, service notice

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:45am

    ROCKLAND — A funeral service for David L. Harper, 71, who died July 31, 2014, will be held Saturday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St. in Rockland.

    The Rev. Wayne Sawyer will officiate. A reception will follow at 104 Limerock.

  • Obituary

    Shirley Eriksen, obituary

    Monday, August 18, 2014 - 2:45pm

    Shirley A. Eriksen was granted her angel wings on Aug. 9, 2014. Her final days were spent surrounded by family.

    Shirley led a simple life, filled with cherished friends and family. She was the life of the party with an infectious smile, and her wit and humor, usually accentuated with an inappropriate word or two, were never in short supply.

    She loved spending days on the motorcycle with her late husband, Don, and nights dancing to the music played by his band.

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    Susan ‘Soozy’ Bowden, notice

    Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:15pm

    BELMONT — Susan E. “Soozy" (Carter) Bowden, 60, of Belmont, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 16, 2014, at her home.

    She was born Aug. 16, 1954, in Dexter.

    Visiting hours will be held Monday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. in Belfast. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter.

    Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home.

  • Obituary

    Susan Perrin, obituary

    Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:15am

    ROCKLAND — Susan E. Perrin, 52, died peacefully Aug. 3, 2014, following an extended period of declining health, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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    Beverly Upham, obituary

    Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00am

    PORT CLYDE – Beverly L. Upham, 71, passed away Aug. 14, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    Born in Port Clyde on July 14, 1943, she was the daughter of Bernard “Spinner” and Alice Teel Cushman. She attended St. George schools and was a member of the Port Clyde Advent Church. Briefly she was employed at Port Clyde Packing in Port Clyde.

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    Dorothy Bates, obituary

    Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00am

    ROCKPORT — Dorothy Bates (formerly TenEyck), 65, passed away July 17, 2014, at her home, following a courageous battle with cancer.

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    Marion Johnson, obituary

    Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:15pm

    ROCKLAND — Marion L. Johnson, 92, passed away peacefully July 25, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, from complications of pneumonia.

    She was born in Rockland on Nov. 27, 1921, the daughter of Herman H. and Edna G. Johnson Graves. At a young age she moved to Clark Island, and was educated in St. George schools.

    She married Albert Ausplund in 1942 and they had one daughter, Cindy. They divorced in 1954, but remained friends until he passed away in November 2004.

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    Beverly Poliquin, obituary

    Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:00pm

    AUGUSTA — Beverly A. (Gross) Poliquin, 76, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 12, 2014, in Augusta. She was born April 15, 1938, in Montville, the daughter of Dana and Ruth (Thompson) Gross.

    She lived and went to school in Belfast for many years. She learned to tap dance at the Belfast Opera House at 3-years-old and growing up, she always had her younger sister, Shirley, by the hand.

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  • Obituary

    George Heino, Jr., obituary

    Friday, August 15, 2014 - 11:00am

    CUSHING — George L. Heino Jr., 47, died unexpectedly at his home in Cushing Aug. 13, 2014.

    Born in Rockland on Dec. 28, 1966, he was the son of George L. Sr. and Barbara Feltis Heino. He was educated in local schools.

    George worked at Rockland Ford and Shepard Motors. Most recently he worked as a delivery driver with Knox Brothers Auto Parts.

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    Jeremy Philbrook, notice

    Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:15pm

    VINALHAVEN — Jeremy R. Philbrook, 36, husband of Keeley McCarthy Philbrook, died accidently Aug. 13, 2014. A complete obituary will be published later.

    Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

  • Obituary

    Donald Fogg, obituary

    Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 1:30pm

    ROCKLAND — Donald W. Fogg, 90, lifelong Rockland resident, died July 19, 2014, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    Born here Sept. 30, 1923, he was the son of Dr. Neil A. and Doris B. Perry Fogg. He attended Rockland schools and graduated from Worcester Academy in Worcester, Mass. He then attended Bowdoin College.

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  • Obituary

    Robert Dean, obituary

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:30pm

    ROCKPORT — Robert Leroy Dean, 88, of Rockport, died Aug. 11, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center. Born in Rockport on Jan. 10, 1926, he was the son of Clarence L. and Carrie Evelyn Manning Deane.

    A 1944 graduate of Rockport High School, he served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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  • Obituary

    David L. Harper, obituary

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:00pm

    ROCKLAND — David Lawrence Harper passed on peacefully July 31, 2014, to be with Jesus our Lord and Savior, at Quarry Hill in Camden. He was surrounded by his loved ones. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

    Born in Thomaston on Oct. 7, 1942, he was the son of Wilbert L. and Gwendolyn Eastman Harper. He attended Thomaston grade schools and graduated as valedictorian from Thomaston High School class of 1961. He attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick for two years.

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    Virginia Wall, obituary

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 11:30am

    TENANTS HARBOR — Virginia C. Wall. 91, passed away peacefully Aug. 5, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    Born in St. George on Sept. 1, 1922, she was the daughter of James Rodney and Emma Coltart Kinney. Educated locally she was a 1941 graduate of St. George High School.

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    Gordon P. Blackler, obituary

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 11:00am

    DAPHNE, Ala. — Gordon P. Blackler died July 23, 2014, at home with his wife and son at his side after a brief but courageous battle with lung cancer.

    He was born in Damariscotta on June 8, 1952, to Ronald Francis Blackler and Louise (Boggs) Blackler. He attended Waldoboro High School and was a member of the first graduating class of Medomak Valley High School in 1970.

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    Robert L. Dean, notice

    Monday, August 11, 2014 - 4:15pm

    ROCKPORT — Robert L. Dean, 88, husband of Madelyn (Webber) Dean, died Aug. 11, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. A complete obituary will be published later.

    The funeral, followed by a reception, will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. at John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St. in Camden, with the Rev. Peg Moser officiating. Burial will follow in Seaview Cemetery on outer Russell Avenue in Rockport.

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    Donald Borgerson, obituary

    Monday, August 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

    ROCKLAND — Donald F. “Bogie” Borgerson, 92, died Aug. 9, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center, surrounded by his family.

    A Maine native, Donald was born in Rockland on June 19, 1922, to Carl and Ethel Borgerson. He attended local schools and graduated from Rockland High School in 1941. On July 4, 1942, he married Dorothy Peterson, also of Rockland.

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    Christine Ridley, obituary

    Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 6:15pm

    BROOKS — Christine (Hustus) Ridley, 91, died Aug. 9, 2014, at Bayview Manor with her children by her side. She was born in Frankfort on June 10, 1923, the daughter of Chellis and Marion Hustus. She was a homemaker.

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    David Harper, notice

    Friday, August 8, 2014 - 4:30pm

    ROCKLAND — David L. Harper, 71, died July 31, 2014, at Quarry Hill in Camden, following a period of declining health. A full obituary will be published.

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  • Obituary

    Tyler Wood, obituary

    Friday, August 8, 2014 - 9:45am

    ROCKPORT — Tyler Alan Wood, 15, of Rockport, died Aug. 2, 2014, at Maine Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.

    Born in Rockport on May 27, 1999, he was the son of Brooke (Ryan) Borden and Jamie A. Wood. Tyler grew up in Rockport, attended Rockport Elementary School and Camden-Rockport Middle School, and was a member of the Class of 2017 at Camden Hills Regional High School.

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  • Obituary

    Kevin Bubar, obituary

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:00pm

    DOUGLAS WYOMING – In the early morning hours of July 28, 2014, Kevin L. Bubar passed away unexpectedly at his home here, of a heart attack. He was 47 years old.

    He was the first child of Gordon C. and Marnelle Bubar of North Haven.

    He was born in Pittsfield on Dec. 8, 1966.

    Kevin was educated in Dexter schools until the age of 14, when all he really wanted to do was work with his Dad in the woods business.

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    Bonnie L. Frampton, obituary

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 9:45am

    ROCKLAND – Bonnie L. Frampton, 53, died peacefully with her husband at her side, following an extended illness, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    Born Sept. 8, 1960 in Portsmouth, N.H., she was the daughter of Ernes and Lorraine Dore Bryant. Educated in New Hampshire, she was a graduate of Portsmouth High School.

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  • Obituary

    Floyd E. Young Sr., obituary

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00am

    ROCKLAND — Floyd E. Young Sr., 74, died unexpected Aug. 3, 2014, at his home in Rockland.

    Born April 10, 1940, he was the son of Clyde and Ilene Nye Young. Educated locally, he was a 1958 graduate of Rockland High School.

    Following high school Floyd went to work for Van Baalens. For more than 20 years he was a dedicated employee, continuing with the company as it changed to Nautica. Later, Floyd worked at School House Togs, eventually retiring from there.

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  • Graveside service notice

    Stephen G. Germick, graveside service notice

    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 8:45pm

    ROCKLAND — There will be a graveside service for Stephen G. Germick, 97, husband of the late Rose Whitmore Germick, on Friday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m., at the Village Cemetery in Thomaston.

    Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

  • Notice

    Tyler Wood, notice

    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 8:30pm

    ROCKPORT — Tyler A. Wood, 15, son of Brooke Borden and Jamie Wood, died Aug. 2, 2014, at Maine Medical Center in Portland as the result of an accident. Tyler was a sophomore at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport. A complete obituary will be published later and services will be announced.

    If desired, memorial gifts may be made to: Mid-Coast Wrestling Club, P.O. Box 881, Camden, ME 04843 or to Five Town Football, P.O. Box 72, Rockport, ME 04856.

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  • Service notice

    Gordon P. Blackler, service notice

    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:00pm

    DAPHNE, Ala. — Gordon P. Blackler, 62, of Daphne, Ala., and South Thomaston, passed away July 23, 2014, at his home in Daphne with his wife, Lucille, at his side. A full obituary will follow.

    A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16 1 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro, with the Rev. Robert Dorr officiating. Burial will follow at Harbor Cemetery in Friendship.

    Hall Funeral Home is caring for the family.

  • Obituary

    Frank Cunningham, obituary

    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:00pm

    NOBLEBORO — Frank W. Cunningham, 59, died July 31, 2014, at his home in Nobleboro.

    He was born July 12, 1955, in Damariscotta to Maurice W. Cunningham Jr. and Susan Trask Cunningham. Frank grew up in Nobleboro and graduated from Lincoln Academy in the Class of 1974. He worked for Brown's Homestead while he was in high school.

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    Verna Baum, obituary

    Monday, August 4, 2014 - 2:00pm

    SOUTH THOMASTON — Verna W. Baum, 82, died Aug. 3, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, or ALS.

    Born in Rockland on Aug. 12, 1931, she was the daughter of Harold H. and Mildred Sylvester Waldron.

    Educated in local schools, she was a 1949 graduate of Rockland High School.

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    Harold Bisset, obituary

    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:15pm

    ROCKLAND — Harold D. Bisset, 88, died peacefully July 29, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    Born May 21, 1926, in Rye, N.Y., he was the only child of William G. and Florence VanHorn Bisset. He attended local schools and graduated from Oneonta High School in New York.

    Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving his country during World War II.

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    Eleanor Tyler, obituary

    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:00pm

    SEARSMONT — Eleanor Ames Tyler, 94, died July 30, 2014, at her son's home in Wiscasset, where she had resided the past several months.

    Born in Rockland on Oct. 17, 1919, she was one of five children of Capt. Stewart T. and Mary Baum Ames. Educated in local schools, she was a 1937 graduate of Rockland High School.

    She married Edwin Hawes Tyler on Oct. 26, 1947, in Camden.

    The couple made their home on Clark Island in St. George, for many years.

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    Marjorie East, obituary

    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:15pm

    ROCKLAND — Marjorie Schufeldt East, 97, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2014, in the comfort of her own home and among her family in Rockland.

    Born Sept. 3, 1916, in Los Angeles, Calif., she was raised and educated in the hills of southern California. She earned her undergraduate credentials at UCLA, and her master’s and doctorate degrees at Columbia University in the 1940s, as well as an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Maine.

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    Grace Nagle, obituary

    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 2:30pm

    WINTERPORT — Grace M. Nagle passed away peacefully July 26, 2014, in Winterport, in the care of her beloved niece, Laurie Ann Hall, who was by her side along with Grace's most devoted friends, Lucy, the dog, and Speckles, the cat.

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    Sara Clough, obituary

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 9:45am

    ROCKLAND — Sara S. Clough, 89, died peacefully July 27, 2014, at Knox Center for Long Term Care in Rockland.

    Born in Friendship on Sept. 25, 1924, she was the daughter of Samuel and Ilmi Ellison Syrjala. Sara was raised by her mother and step-father, Alexsi Hill, after the death of her father when she was just 2-years-old.

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    Marion Johnson, notice

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 9:45am

    ROCKLAND — Marion Louise Johnson, 92, died July 25, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. A full obituary will be published.

    Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home.

  • Obituary

    Constance Isabel Porter Beveridge, obituary

    Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:30pm

    CAMDEN — Connie Beveridge passed away peacefully July 25, 2014, in her sleep at Windward Gardens in Camden, with her family at her side.

    Known for her hard work, grit and determination, she devoted her whole life to her three children, nine grandchildren and eoght great-grandchildren.

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    Henry Meyer, obituary

    Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:15pm

    WALDOBORO — Henry William Meyer Jr., 97, of Waldoboro, died July 26, 2014, at his home.

    Mr. Meyer was born in Jamaica, N.Y., and was the son of the late Henry William and Florence Moore Meyer.

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    Stanwood Kendal Bryant Sr., obituary

    Monday, July 28, 2014 - 3:45pm

    CAMDEN — Stanwood Kendal Bryant Sr., 83, passed away July 22, 2014, at his home in Camden. Born in Camden on April 13, 1931, he was the son of Gerald C. and Ruth F. (Farrington) Bryant, and was a 1950 graduate of Camden High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Spokane, Wash.

    Stanwood was self- employed and owned and operated Bryant Plumbing, Heating and Appliances.

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    Gerard W. ‘GG’ Gilbert, obituary

    Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:45am

    AUBURN — Gerard W. "GG" Gilbert, 87, a lifelong resident of Chisholm, passed away peacefully July 25, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin surrounded by his loving family.

    He was born Jan. 29, 1927, in Chisholm, the son of Pierre Gilbert and Alice (Lacroix) Gilbert. He attended school in Jay.

    He joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II and then served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

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    Arthur Hopkins, obituary

    Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:30am

    SOMERVILLE — Arthur D. “Bear” Hopkins, 61, died unexpectedly July 23, 2014, at his home, of natural causes from an illness he has battled over the past two years.

    Born in Rockland on June 29, 1953, he was the son of Emery D. and Marion Carver Hopkins. Arthur grew up on the island of North Haven, where he attended the local school.

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    John Kenney, obituary

    Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 7:30pm

    BUCKSPORT — John W. Kenney, 68, of Bucksport, passed away peacefully July 24, 2014, after a long illness. He was born Nov. 29, 1945, the son of Ruth and James Kenney. John was a 1963 graduate of Unity High School.

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    David Boulton, notice

    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:15pm

    ISLESBORO — The Rev. David W. Boulton, 85, of Islesboro, died July 19, 2014, at The Boardman Cottage in Islesboro. A complete obituary will be published later and services will be announced.

    If desired memorial gifts in his memory may be made to The Boardman Cottage, 131 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848 or to the Islesboro Health Center, P. O. Box 137, Islesboro, ME 04848.

    Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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    Stanwood Kendal Bryant Sr., notice

    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:00pm

    CAMDEN — Stanwood Kendal Bryant Sr., 83, of Camden, died July 22, 2014, at his home. A complete obituary will be published later.

    A graveside service will be held at Thursday, July 31 at 4 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Camden.

    Memorial gifts in his memory may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777.

    Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

  • Obituary

    Richard Rossiter, obituary

    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:15am

    ISLESBORO — Richard Earl "Dick" Rossiter, 79, died June 25, 2014, of respiratory failure at Maine Medical Center in Portland, with his daughter and her mother at his side.

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    Arthur Kinney, obituary

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 3:15pm

    ROCKLAND – Arthur G. Kinney, 88, longtime St. George resident, died July 18, 2014, at the Knox Center, after a long, silent battle against Parkinson's.

    Born in St. George on Oct. 15, 1925, he was one of nine children of James R. and Emma Coltart Kinney. Educated in local schools, he was a 1944 graduate of St. George High School.

    A World War II, U.S. Navy veteran, Arthur served in the Asiatic and Pacific Theaters as a motor machinist's mate.

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    Donald Demmons Sr., obituary

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:15pm

    CUSHING — Donald Demmons Sr., 74, died July 21, 2014, following a brief illness, at Maine Medical Center in Portland with his wife holding his hand and his loving family at his side.

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    Steven Marriner, obituary

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:15am

    MONTVILLE — Steven G. Marriner, 63, of Montville, passed away unexpectedly July 18, 2014, in Belfast. He was born in Belfast on Dec. 30, 1950, a son of Harry F. Marriner and Kathryn "Avis" (Littlefield) Beach.

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