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  • Norman Lee Peabody, obituary

    Norman Lee Peabody, 84, died peacefully at his home in Warren on September 29, 2017. He was born March 24, 1933 in Rockland to Leland and Blanche (Fullerton) Peabody. He grew up in Warren and attended local schools. He graduated from Warren Academy. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Donna Peabody on June 11, 1955.

    Posted: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Gilbert Jerome DeGraff, obituary

    BELFAST — Gilbert Jerome DeGraff, 89, of Belfast, passed away October 4, 2017. He was born September 3, 1928 in Tinmouth, VT. He loved watching NASCAR and going fishing. Over his career, he worked for Maplewood Poultry, Penobscot Poultry, Sprowl Brothers and Bouchards.

    Posted: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:30pm
  • George Peter Burch, obituary

    George Peter Burch, 66, of Marshalls Creek, Pennsylvania, died Monday, October 2, 2017, while under hospice care in his home. He was the husband of Bernadine Ann (Turtzo) Burch with whom he shared 30 years of marriage.

    Posted: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:45am
  • Ashley Marie Hall, obituary

    Ashley Marie Hall was born December 7, 1990, but was taken from this world on the afternoon of September 30, 2017. At just 26 years old, she left this world too early, leaving behind an extensive, loving family.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00am
  • Mary Kathleen Brown, obituary

    ROCKPORT/CAMDEN — Mary Kathleen Brown, passed on September 28, 2017 at Quarry Hill in Camden, near her residence in Rockport. ME. She lived in New York City for 42 years and loved opera and antiquities. She summered in Rockport before moving there permanently. With curt direction and ample wit she grew gardens round her 19th century house and filled them with stopping places for birds among the flowers.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00am
  • Edith May Willey Doherty, obituary

    WEST ROCKPORT - Our loving mother Edith May Willey Doherty, 84, of West Rockport, died of cancer at the Sussman House, and went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, September 26, 2017, while surrounded by the warmth of her family.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00am
  • Robert R. Young, obituary

    BELFAST — Robert R. Young, 82, passed away October 1, 2017 at his home in Belfast. He was born in Belfast, Maine, on April 11, 1935, the son of Frederick and Belle Young. He grew up working with his dad on the water, clamming, then lobster fishing, which eventually led to the family business known as Young's Lobster Pound. He met the love of his life in high school, Claire Young, they were married for almost 62 years. They raised a family of three, a son, Robert F.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:45am
  • James H. Denman, obituary

    APPLETON— James H. Denman Jr. of Appleton, died on September 22, 2017 after a long illness.

    James enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1954, serving four years in Oahu Hawaii and was honorably discharged in 1958. James then attended The University of Hartford, received the High Regents Honor Award and received a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1962.

    James loved the outdoors, and spent a lot of time fishing and hunting with his Yorkie, Mutley.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:45am
  • Dennis Mark Nelson, obituary

    SWANVILLE — Dennis Mark Nelson (MSgt – USMC, Ret.), 62, of Swanville, passed away September 15, 2017. Born August 27, 1955 in Schenectady, New York, son of Richard C. Nelson and the late Janet C. (Dare) Nelson. Dennis grew up in Orlando, FL and joined the Marine Corps in 1978. After training as an electrician, he trained as a navigator and served with a C-130 refueler squadron in Okinawa and the United States.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:15am
  • Ronald J. Moore, obituary

    BRUNSWICK - Ronald James Moore, went to heaven on Thursday, September 28th, 2017. As the third son of the late Chester and Barbara Ormsby Moore, Ron was born in Brunswick, January 31st, 1953. He was a beloved and cherished son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many. Above all, he will be missed as a fully devoted husband to his wife, Dayle C.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:15am
  • Alton F. Hayden, obituary

    WALDOBORO— Alton F. "Sonny", "Shorty" Hayden, 88, passed away surrounded by his family on September 30, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport. Alton was born November 17, 1928 in Randolph, Massachusetts to Alton F. and Georgianna Butler Hayden.

    Posted: Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:00am
  • Arthur Elmer Sevon, obituary

    Thomaston's Wadsworth Street lifelong resident, Arthur Elmer Sevon, 88, passed away in the home that he grew up in and had never left until the morning of September 27, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Arthur was born in Thomaston on May 18, 1929, to parents Elmer and Virginia ( Mank) Sevon.

    Posted: Fri, 09/29/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Mary Kate (Green) Brown, notice

    ROCKPORT — Mary Kate (Green) Brown, 76, wife of Ruben S. Brown, of Rockport, died Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Anderson Inn in Camden.  A complete obituary will be published later and services will be announced.  Condolences may be shared with the family at longfuneralhomecamden.com.  Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Fri, 09/29/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Harold W. Chapman, obituary

    WALDOBORO — Harold W. "Chappy" Chapman, 87, of Waldoboro passed away at his home on September 27, 2017, with his daughter and grandson by his side. He was born in Waldoboro on May 3, 1930 to Harold "Hake" and Hilda (Vail) Chapman.

    Chappy was a well known resident of Waldoboro, spending a lot of his years gossiping with the guys, and aggravating the waitresses at Moody's Diner. Chappy served in the Korean War while in the Air Force.

    Posted: Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:00pm
  • Edith May Willey Doherty, obituary

    ROCKPORT — Our loving mother Edith May Willey Doherty, 84, of West Rockport, died of cancer at the Sussman House, and went home to be with the Lord, September 26, 2017, while surrounded by the warmth of her family. Family and friends are invited to visit from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2017 at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 2:00pm
  • Barbara Jean Mayers, obituary

    Barbara Mayers passed away last Wednesday in Rockport, Maine. For all who knew her well, she has been a guiding light, an example of integrity and generosity who saw the best in each of us. Her mind and spirit remained sharp through Tuesday night, when she told all the Yates family gathered at her bedside, "Follow your dreams and follow your heart and give my gift of love to the world." She was so wonderful right to the end.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Robert Stephen 'Steve' Scott, obituary

    TENANTS HARBOR — Robert Stephen 'Steve' Scott died on September 22, 2017 at the Woodlands Memory Care Center in Rockland, after an extended illness. He was 85.
    Born in Brooklyn, NY on December 21, 1931, he was the son of Theodore R. and Elizabeth Nichols Scott. He grew up in Northport, NY and graduated from Northport High School in 1950. He went on to study at the University of Vermont graduating in 1954 with a B.S. in Agriculture.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Clarence Leonard Jr., obituary

    ROCKLAND - Clarence Leonard Jr, 94, passed away peacefully in the company of his family on September 11, 2017.

    He was born in Union, Maine on August 26th, 1923 and was the son of Clarence Leonard Sr and Ariel Ames Leonard. He graduated from Union High School in 1941. After graduation he worked as a welder at the shipyard in South Portland.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:00pm
  • Mary Ruth Sawyer, obituary

    ROCKLAND - Mary Ruth Sawyer was welcomed into the presence of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. "We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord."

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:00am
  • Clifford Benjamin Burkett, Jr., obituary

    ROCKLAND - Clifford Benjamin Burkett, Jr. died peacefully in the presence of his loving family on Monday, September 25, 2017. Nicknamed Kip, he was born in Camden on October 22, 1928, the son of Clifford and Jessie Burkett.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 9:45am
  • Jeannette Wales Chapman, obituary

    CUSHING – Jeannette Wales Chapman, 90, died peacefully in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family, in the warmth of the late afternoon sun, Thursday, September 7, 2017.
    Born in this very house on December 7th, 1926 to Clarence and Rose Wales, she took great pride in that she was born, raised, married, had children, and lived all her life fully in this beloved place.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 9:45am
  • Warren E. Dorr, Sr., obituary

    ROCKLAND – Warren E. Dorr, Sr., 84, died peacefully, surrounded by his large loving family, Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Knox Center for Long Term Care.

    Born in Milbridge, October 3, 1932, he was one of six children born to Warren K. and Lucretia Crocker Dorr. Educated first in Southern Maine, Warren moved with his family to Rockland where he attended Rockland High School.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 9:00am
  • Bernard L. Whitehead, notice

    SAN DIEGO, CA – Bernard L. Whitehead, beloved husband of Jeanette McNealy Whitehead passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at home in California.

    He is survived by his wife, two children and four grandchildren. Mr. Whitehead was laid to rest at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland, Maine. Local arrangements were in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 8:30am
  • James H. Denman, notice

    APPLETON — James H. Denman, 82, husband of Antoinette Denman, died on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport. A complete obituary will be published later. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Camden. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.

    Posted: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 8:00am
  • Marie B. Coombs Hall, obituary

    Marie B. Coombs Hall, 89, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones, on September 16, 2017.

    She was born April 26, 1928 to the late Bessie and Henry H. Coombs. Raised on Islesboro, she was a true island girl, who loved her island and the beauty and serenity it provided.

    Marie is predeceased by her treasured siblings: Ruth, June, Lydia, Priscilla, Dorothy, Kathleen, Henry, Merrill, and Marjorie.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:15pm
  • Henry, Jean and James Lorenzen, service

    THOMASTON — A graveside memorial service for Henry, Jean and James Lorenzen will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Ridge Cemetery in Tenants Harbor , Maine. All are welcome to attend. Hall's of Thomaston have care of the arrangements.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 9:45pm
  • Marion Gray, Celebration of Life

    ROCKLAND – A Celebration of Life for Marion Gray 92,who passed away on July 11, 2017, will be held on Saturday, September 3n at Noon at the Littlefield Memorial Church, 1 Waldo Avenue, Rockland. All are welcomed to attend.

    Hall's of Thomaston has care of the arrangements.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 9:45pm
  • Arline Quinn Heline, obituary

    CAMDEN — Arline Quinn Heline, 84, died peacefully on September 7, 2017 in hospice care in Camden.

    Born on October 6, 1932, she died one month short of her 85th birthday.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 7:45pm
  • Phyllis J. Orcutt, service

    VINALHAVEN — There will be a memorial service followed by a luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, October 1, at Ames Wharf on City Point (Old Harbor) for Phyllis J. Orcutt, 88, widow of Lawrence W. Orcutt, who died on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

    A complete obituary will be published later and services will be announced. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 2:45pm
  • James H. Denman, notice

    APPLETON — James H. Denman, 82, husband of Antoinette Denman, died Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport. A complete obituary will be published later. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Camden.

    Condolences may be shared with the family at longfuneralhomecamden.com.

    Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:15am
  • Tammera K. Arnold-Lewis, obituary

    Tammera K. Arnold-Lewis, a resident of Warren, passed away unexpectedly on Monday September 4, 2017.

    Tammie was born to Joe Arnold and Patricia Weaver on September 30, 1965. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Arnold.

    Posted: Sat, 09/23/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Peggy Sandifer Hutton, obituary

    Peggy Sandifer Hutton, 93, of Friendship, and Simsbury, Connecticut, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Sussman Hospice House in Rockland, after a fall that caused bleeding in her brain. She was surrounded by her family and passed peacefully.

    Peggy was born on August 7, 1924 in Columbia, South Carolina, the daughter of Thelma and Clarence Earl Sandifer, Sr.

    Posted: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:15am
  • Mildred Maxine Fletcher Pease, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Mildred Maxine Fletcher Pease, 91, passed away September 15, 2017, in Rockland surrounded by her family. Born in Palmyra, December 2, 1925, she was the daughter of Henry A. and Effie Rines Fletcher.

    Posted: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 9:45pm
  • Alesha A. Wood-Oliver, obituary

    BROOKS — Alesha A. Wood-Oliver, 45, passed away on Sunday, August 27th, after a long hospital stay at Eastern Maine Medical Center She was surrounded by her family and close friends.

    Alesha worked at Wilderness Baskets in Monroe, Chez Michel Restaurant in Lincolnville, Wood & Sons and in the office at Belfast Area High School.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:15pm
  • Michael Baird, obituary

    Michael Baird of Canaan passed away peacefully at Togus VA Hospital in Augusta on September 13, 2017.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Malcolm Dwight Robinson III, obituary

    LEWISTON - It is with deep sorrow I announce the death of my dearly loved son Malcolm Dwight Robinson III, known to family as Robby, Cat to friends, and Uncle Cat by niece Mallory. Robby died Sunday, September 10, 2017 in a room surrounded by family and friends, holding his mother's hand. How we all wished he could stay. He is no longer in immense pain, for which we are grateful.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:30pm
  • Priscilla Mae Place, obituary

    MORRILL - Priscilla Mae Place, 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, September 18, 2017. She was born January 1, 1931, sharing her birth-time with her twin sister, Phyllis who predeceased her. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Alice (White) Gelo.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:00pm
  • Mary Ellen Wilson, obituary

    SOUTH THOMASTON — Mary Ellen Wilson, 84, of South Thomaston, passed away after a brief illness at Pen Bay Medical Center on Thursday, September 14, 2017 with her loving children by her side.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:30am
  • Mary Ruth Sawyer, notice

    ROCKLAND - Mary Ruth Sawyer, 88, of Rockland, Maine, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 with her family at her side. Family attended a graveside service Monday, September 18; a memorial service will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Saturday, September 30, at First Baptist Church, 1905 Atlantic Highway, Waldoboro, Maine. A full obituary will be published.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:30am
  • Peggy J. Reynolds, obituary

    PORT CLYDE — Peggy J. Reynolds, 73, of Waldoboro, passed away with her family by her side on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Sussman House in Rockport, Maine.

    Peggy was born on June 8, 1944 in Steuben, Maine to Francis Myrick and Ilda (Burke) Myrick. She grew up in Tenants Harbor, and attended St. George Schools, graduating from St. George High School.

    Posted: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:15am
  • Mildred Fletcher ‘Jonnie' Pease, notice

    ROCKLAND – Mildred Fletcher'Jonnie' Pease, 91, died peacefully surrounded by family, Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Owls Head Homestead.

    Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 25, 2017, at the Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, where a service of remembrance will begin at 11:00 am.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:30pm
  • Beverly A. (Lucas) Tyler, obituary

    MONTVILLE — Beverly A. (Lucas) Tyler, 69 of Montville, passed away unexpectedly September 16, 2017 at Waldo County General Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Belfast on February 17, 1948, the daughter of Frederick "Brub" and Hazel (Mehuren) Lucas.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:30pm
  • Stephen R. McGrath, obituary

    DAYTONA BEACH, FL— Stephen R. McGrath, 90, died on September 13, 2017 in Daytona Beach. Steve was born in Camden, Maine on July 4, 1927 and was a member of the Class of 1947 Camden High School. After returning from active duty with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, he attended Jesuit's Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts graduating in 1951 with a B.S. in mathematics.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Terrence Economy, obituary

    ST. GEORGE - Terrence (Terry) Economy, 82, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017.

    Posted: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:45am
  • Mary A. Clark, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Mary A. Clark, 80, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family, Monday, September 11, 2017.

    Posted: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Edna M. (Paul) Blood, obituary

    BELFAST – Edna M. (Paul) Blood passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. She was born September 12, 1931 in Appleton, the daughter of Raymond and Helen (Esancy) Paul.

    Posted: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Lelia E. (Marstaller) Taylor, notice

    PORTLAND – Lelia E. (Marstaller) Taylor, formerly of Rockland, died on July 17, 2017 at Fallbrook Woods Senior Living Center in Portland. A memorial service will be held 2:00pm, Sept. 23, 2017, at Durham Friends Meeting House, Durham.

    Posted: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Barbara R. Simmons, notice

    ROCKPORT— Barbara Rhodes Simmons, 76, died at Anderson Inn in Camden on September 2, 2017. Barbara had been employed for many years at Reny's in Camden. A complete obituary will be published later.

    Condolences may be shared at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com. Memorial gifts may be made to PAWS, P.O. Box 707, Rockport, ME 04856.

    Posted: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Arline Quinn Heline, notice

    CAMDEN — Arline Quinn Heline, 84, died peacefully on September 7, 2017 in hospice care in Camden. A complete obituary will be published later and services will be held at the convenience of the family on Eagle Island.

    Condolences may be shared with her family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Mabel R. Larrabee, obituary

    THORNDIKE — Mabel (Raven) Larrabee, 91, passed away on September 12th. She was the 9th of the 17 children of William and Pearl Raven and a graduate of Freedom Academy. She was predeceased by her parents and her husband Chapman Larrabee; sons-in-law Raynold Holmes and John Kenney; thirteen siblings: Lawrence (Bug), Earl, Harold (Mike), Carl, William (Bubby), Dan, Seth, John (Jack), Alfreda Moore, Edith Porter, Ethel Pattee, Lila Bryant and Ferne Thompson.

    Posted: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:15pm

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