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  • Barbara Jeanne Fairfield-Conner, obituary

    ISLESBORO AND VICTORVILLE, CALIF. — Barbara Jeanne Fairfield-Conner, 60, of Islesboro, Maine and Victorville, California, passed away from natural causes in her sleep on September 5, 2017. Barbara was born on October 29, 1956, in Morocco, North Africa, to Frank Fernald Fairfield and Jeanne Fowler Fairfield, following a harrowing ambulance ride through the desert. Her father was stationed there with the United States Air Force.

    Posted: Wed, 09/13/2017 - 4:00pm
  • Jamie A. Gross, obituary

    Jamie Alex Gross, 58, of Belmont, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 10, 2017, while driving in the UBM Toy Run in Augusta.

    Jamie was born on July 12, 1959 to Joyce and Reginald Gross in their family home in Frankfort.

    Posted: Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Marilyn A. (Jones) Sewell, obituary

    Marilyn A. (Jones) Sewell, 62, passed away on September 11, 2017 with her family by her side.

    She was born in Jefferson, Maine on March 19, 1955 to Lewis Jones and Patricia (Comer) Jones. Marilyn attended local schools and was a 1974 graduate of Medomak Valley High School.

    Marilyn married Bruce W. Sewell on February 14, 1988.

    She was predeceased by her parents,

    Posted: Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:30am
  • James R. Lovett, obituary

    BELFAST — James R. Lovett, 65, of Belfast, Maine, died peacefully Friday, August 25, 2017 at the VA Medical Center at Togus in Augusta, Maine. Born in Washington DC on July 25, 1952, he is the son of Lillian (Bolduc) Lovett and the late James H. Lovett.

    Posted: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:15am
  • Dean S. Ness, obituary

    Dean S. Ness, 91, a long-term resident of Midcoast Maine, died on September 2, 2017 at the Gregory Wing Facility of St. Andrews Village Retirement Community.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 5:00pm
  • Barbara R. Simmons, notice

    ROCKPORT — Barbara Rhodes Simmons, 76, of Rockport, died at Anderson Inn in Camden on September 2, 2017. A complete obituary will be published later. Condolences may be shared at Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Philip H. Woods, obituary

    CAMDEN— Philip H. Woods, 81, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport following complications of pituitary cancer.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Elizabeth L. Henry, obituary

    WARREN – Elizabeth L. Henry, 93, died peacefully, at her home, in the arms of her beloved husband of 72 years, and surrounded by her family, Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

    Born in Rockport, November 9, 1923, she was the daughter of Eugene and Mary Gregory Fales. Growing up in Thomaston, Elizabeth was educated there, graduating from Thomaston High School in 1941. Following high school she attended Fisher Junior College in Boston, graduating in 1943.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:00am
  • Jeanette O. Orff, obituary

    CUSHING - Jeannette O. Orff, 93, died on September 4, 2017 at Windward Gardens in Camden where she had resided since 2015.
    Jeannette was born in Warren on October 15, 1923, the first of nine children born to Charles R. and Doris Teague Overlock. She was educated in Warren and graduated from Warren High School in 1940.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:45am
  • Uno R. Ilvonen, obituary

    OWLS HEAD – Uno R. Ilvonen, 64, died Thursday, September 7, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family after a gallant battle against pancreatic cancer.
    Born in Rockland, August 17, 1953, he was the son of Richard W. and Margaret Packard Ilvonen.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:15am
  • Jeanette W. Chapman, notice

    CUSHING – Jeannette Wales Chapman, 90, died peacefully in the comfort of her beloved home, surrounded by her family, in the warmth of the late afternoon sun, Thursday, September 7, 2017. A joyful celebration is planned for October 7th.

    Details will be announced when her full obituary is published.

    Posted: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:15am
  • Elizabeth L. Henry, notice

    WARREN – Elizabeth L. Henry, 93, died peacefully, at her home, in the arms of her beloved husband of 72 years, Walter Henry, and surrounded by her family, Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
    Elizabeth's family has chosen to remember her life privately. To share memory or condolence with them, please visit their Book of Memories at

    Posted: Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:45pm
  • Raymond J. Doubleday, obituary

    THOMASTON — A dedicated husband, father, outdoorsman, and tinkerer, Raymond "Ray" John Doubleday, age 70 of Thomaston, Maine, passed away on Friday, September 1st, 2017 surrounded by loved ones in Boston, Massachusetts. Always curious, Ray's self-proclaimed "lifetime learner" status and love for sharing his latest discoveries with friends and family enriched the lives of everyone who was fortunate to cross his path.

    Posted: Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:15am
  • Theodore Antoniou, memorial service

    OWLS HEAD – A memorial service for Theodore Antoniou, 88, who died August 9, 2017, will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock Street, Rockland. The Rev. Seth D. Jones will officiate.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Abiding Memorial Fund, Rockland Congregational Church, P.O. Box 554, Rockland, ME 04841.

    Posted: Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:30pm
  • Bradley Warren Higgins, obituary

    Bradley Warren Higgins, 47, of New Bern, North Carolina, died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his home after a life long battle with muscular dystrophy.

    Brad was born in Waterville, Maine November 22, 1969, the son of Harvey Grant Higgins, Jr and Sheila(Hebert)Higgins. He attended school at Mt. View High School in Thorndike.

    Brad enjoyed spending time with his family, and was a very talented artist.

    Posted: Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:15pm
  • Cecile B. Temple, obituary

    WALDOBORO — Cecile Bernadette Temple, 70, of Waldoboro, passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 15, 1947 in Biddeford, Maine to Alexander Dussault and Rachel Belanger Dussault.

    Posted: Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Thomas M. Ford, service notice

    HOPE — There will be a Celebration of Life for Thomas Michael Ford, 71, of Hope who died on May 4, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 9, 2017 at True Park, Church Street, Hope. In the event of rain, the gathering will be held at the Hope Fire Station. Condolences may be shared at www.longfuneralhomecamden.

    Posted: Wed, 09/06/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Jeanette Orff, notice

    SOUTH THOMASTON – Jeannette Orff, 93, died peacefully, Monday, September 4, 2017 at Windward Gardens in Camden.

    A celebration of Jeannette's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland. A reception will follow immediately at 104 Limerock, adjacent to the funeral home.

    Posted: Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:15am
  • Judith A. Daniello, obituary

    ROCKPORT — Judith Ann Daniello, 77, passed away on August 29th, 2017 at Sussman House in Rockport.

    Born in South Hope, to Irving and Hazel (Rolfe) Savoy, on February 17, 1940, living on Clark Island;

    educated in Rockland and St. George schools, graduated, Valedictorian in 1958, from St. George High School.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 1:45pm
  • Barbara D. Brown, obituary

    BELFAST- Before there was GPS, before there were Google maps, before there was the Delorme guide, Barbara Brown was driving the byways and backroads of Waldo, Knox and Lincoln County. As a social worker for the State of Maine, she was checking on the safety and welfare of the elderly and disabled.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Anne J. McBrian, notice

    CAMDEN— Anne Jane (McCaffrey) McBrien, 91, died on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Windward Gardens in Camden where she had resided for several years. A complete obituary will be published later.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:00am
  • Geraldine M. Roberts, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Geraldine M. Roberts, 88, entered Glory to be with her Lord and Savior, in the comfort of her home, Sunday, September 3, 2017, surrounded by the warmth of her family, following an extended illness.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:00am
  • Phyllis J. Orcutt, notice

    VINALHAVEN — Phyllis J. Orcutt, 88, widow of Lawrence W. Orcutt, died on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at her home. 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: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:30am
  • Elise Dale Dorr, obituary

    BELFAST – Elise Dale Dorr, 4, August 28, 2017. Elise showed us all her unique nature since the day she was born. She was born earlier then her due date; Virginia had gone into labor after she sent her husband to the store for dinner. Elise was born in fifteen minutes in the downstairs bathroom of their home and has since continued to be unique in her own path. Her striking red hair and big blue eyes always looking at you with love and joy.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:00am
  • Katharyn S. Lash, obituary

    FRIENDSHIP – Katharyn S. Lash, 88, entered into the care of her Lord and Savior, Thursday, August 31, 2017, surrounded by her daughters, in the comfort and peace of her home, following a long illness.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:45am
  • Elizabeth Putansu, obituary

    CAMDEN - Elizabeth Putansu, 92, died Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Windward Gardens in Camden.

    Born at home in Bridgewater, December 2, 1924, she was the daughter of Ray and Helen (Burns) Parks. She was a graduate of Bridgewater Classical Academy, class of 1942 and Augusta General Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at both Knox County General Hospital and Pen-Bay Medical Center.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:30am
  • Victor R. Lord, obituary

    MONHEGAN — Victor Richard Lord, 70, died August 27, 2017, from complications of lung cancer. He was born August 14, 1947, in Rochester, N.H., and raised in Lebanon, Maine, a son of Maurice C. Lord and Althea S. (Cole) Lord. He graduated from Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH in 1965 going on to graduate with honors from the University of Maine in Orono, with a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1973.

    Posted: Tue, 09/05/2017 - 8:15am
  • Dean S. Ness, notice

    BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Dean S. Ness, 91, formerly of Waldoboro and Damariscotta died September 2, 2017 at the Gregory Wing in Boothbay Harbor.

    A service will be held at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta to be announced.

    A full obituary will be forthcoming.

    Condolences may be shared at

    Arrangements are entrusted to Hall's of Waldoboro Funeral Home in Waldoboro.

    Posted: Mon, 09/04/2017 - 11:00am
  • Al Blackadar, obituary

    Al Blackadar, born to Albert and Marlene Blackadar on June 8,1953, in Haverhill, Mass., passed on August 31, 2017 in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, after a long illness.

    Posted: Sat, 09/02/2017 - 11:45am
  • Marion J. Pride, obituary

    BELFAST— Marion Josephine Pride, née Caster, beloved "Great Lady of Belfast", died August 21, 2017 at her home at the Tall Pines Residence. She was 96. Over the course of her life and across the span of her 24 moves to different places and homes, Marion was open to the world and to everyone she met. She was guided by her principles that there are more likenesses and similarities between any two people than there are differences, - and that everyone is deserving of kindness.

    Posted: Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:00am
  • David O. Winslow, obituary

    ROCKLAND — David O. Winslow, 67, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at his home following an extend illness.

    Born in Damariscotta, March 14, 1950, he was the son of the late Robert and Paulina Chickering Winslow. He attended schools in Newcastle and Waldoboro until enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1969. At that time he served his country in the Vietnam War.

    Posted: Fri, 09/01/2017 - 9:00am
  • Anne H. Eugley, obituary

    LINCOLNVILLE — Anne Hammersley Eugley, 81, wife of Millard B. Eugley, died on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Waldo County General Hospital after a period of declining health. Born on December 31, 1935 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Albert and Dorothy (Williams) Hammersley.

    Posted: Wed, 08/30/2017 - 4:30pm
  • Ralph ‘Red’ Demmons, Jr., obituary

    WARREN - Ralph ‘Red’ Demmons, Jr., 83, went to be with the Lord and reunite with his wife, Jennie, August 23, 2017.

    Born in Rockland on December 17, 1933, he was the son of Ralph and Mary Coffill Demmons, Sr.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:00pm
  • Glen Elizabeth Pease, obituary

    OWLS HEAD – Glen Elizabeth Pease, 64, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at the Sussman House in Rockport, with Katie, Richard and Dee at her side. She had battled cancer for 13 years, but never stopped smiling. She now will be reunited with her parents.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:45pm
  • Martha A. Clarke, notice

     OWLS HEAD – Martha A. Clarke, 85, died peacefully with her daughters at her side, Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the Owls Head Homestead.

    A remembrance gathering will be held at a later date.

    Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.


    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:30pm
  • John H. Willey, obituary

    ROCKLAND – John H. Willey, 69, passed away, Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Born in Rockland, June 6, 1948, he was the son of Walter, Jr. and Louise Gordon Willey. John attended Rockland schools, and later earned his GED.

    An accomplished artist he enjoyed painting with watercolors and oils.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Curtis Lee Young, obituary

    Curtis Lee Young, 74, passed away with his family by his side at home in Mechanic Falls on August 26, 2017. Curtis was born on December 19, 1942 to Carl Young and Agnes Davis Young.

    Curtis attended Cushing Grade School and graduated from Thomaston High School and the Maine Vocational Technical Institute in South Portland.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:45am
  • Marion J. Pride, notice

    BELFAST — Marion J. Pride, 96, widow of Col.

    Posted: Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:45am
  • Ralph A. Littlefield, obituary

    BELFAST — Ralph A. Littlefield, 91, passed away August 23, 2017 at Harbor Hill LTC in Belfast. Born in Avon, Connecticut, to the late George and Myra Littlefield, he spent most of his childhood in Belfast.

    Posted: Fri, 08/25/2017 - 3:45pm
  • Anne H. Eugley, notice

    LINCOLNVILLE — Anne H. Eugley, 81, wife of Millard B. Eugley of Lincolnville, died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast. A complete obituary will be published later. In keeping with her wishes, services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

    Posted: Fri, 08/25/2017 - 3:15pm
  • Charles A. Kent III, Service Notice

    A graveside service for Charles A. Kent III will be held at Thomaston Village  Cemetery on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. There will be a  reception at the Thomaston Baptist Church, 212 Main St (116 Main St if  using Google Maps), following the service.

    Obituary of Charles, posted on Feb. 6, 2017, is below. 


    Posted: Thu, 08/24/2017 - 3:00pm
  • Lillyanne T. Creamer, obituary

    WALDOBORO — Lillyanne Creamer, 87, a lifelong resident of Lincoln County, passed away peacefully at her granddaughter's home in Jefferson on August 14, 2017. She was surrounded by those loved ones she cherished. Born in Newcastle July 29, 1930, she was the daughter of Samuel K. and Marguerite (Sporie) Tibbetts.

    Posted: Thu, 08/24/2017 - 8:15am
  • Karen E. Scherzi, obituary

    PORT CLYDE – Karen E. Scherzi, 77, died peacefully at home, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 following a period of declining health.

    Born April 23, 1940 in Port Clyde, Maine, she was the daughter of Phillip and Audrey McCormack Hupper.

    Posted: Wed, 08/23/2017 - 4:30pm
  • Carl Craig Creamer, obituary

    WARREN — Carl Craig Creamer, 63, passed away with his family by his side at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta on August 21, 2017. Craig was born on January 7, 1954 to Carl Creamer and Lillyanne (Tibbetts) Creamer.

    Posted: Wed, 08/23/2017 - 1:30pm
  • David W. Allen, obituary

    ROCKLAND – David W. Allen, 51, died in early August, while doing what he loved, bicycling on a scenic country road. Born in Rockland, David attended local schools and lived here all his life. He also attended the University of Maine where he majored in Art.

    For the past several years, David resided at the Rankin Center.

    Posted: Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:45am
  • Marion J. Pride, notice

    BELFAST — Marion J. Pride, 96, widow of Fleetwood M. Pride, Jr., died on Monday, August 21, 2017 at The Residence at Tall Pines in Belfast. A complete obituary will be published later and a memorial service will be announced. Condolences may be shared with the family at Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

    Posted: Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Marni Mae Lawson, obituary

    WALDOBORO — Marni Mae Lawson, 68, passed away at the Sussman House in Rockport on August 19, 2017. Marni was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada on May 27, 1949, daughter of Edwin J. Pritchard and Muriel L. Benson Pritchard.

    Posted: Tue, 08/22/2017 - 8:30am
  • Velma R. Flenke, obituary

    TENANTS HARBOR – Velma R. Flenke, 97, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the Knox Center for Long Term Care in Rockland.

    Born in Louisberg, Kansas, October 29, 1919, she was one of seven children of John and Agnes Speilbush Surber. As a teen, she moved with her family to South Windsor, Connecticut. On April 19, 1936, she married Harold A. Flenke. The couple lived most of their married lives in East Hartford, Conn., where they raised their children.

    Posted: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:30pm
  • Ann D. Severson, obituary

    JEFFERSON — Ann D. Severson, 89, passed away at Cove's Edge surrounded by her loving family on August 19, 2017. Ann was born in Hartford, Connecticut on March 17, 1928, daughter of Thomas and Dorothea (Farrington) Winchenbach.

    Posted: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:45am
  • Robert L. Cookson, obituary

    BELFAST— Senior Master Sgt. Robert “Bob” Lynlie Cookson, USAF (ret), passed away August 12, 2017 at Harbor Hill Center in Belfast, Maine where he was recovering from a fall 11 days prior.

    Posted: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 9:30am