Obituaries

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  • Judith A. Warren, service

    BELFAST — Judith A. Warren, 74, of Belfast, passed away on March 26, 2019.

    A Celebration of Life with be held Saturday, April 27, from 3 to 6 p.m., in the event center room at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3, in Belfast.

    Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. 

    Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com. 

    Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 3:30pm
  • Stephen H. Felton, service

    CAMDEN — Calling hours will be held Friday, April 26, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain Street, Camden, for Stephen H. Felton, 84, of Camden who died on March 20, 2019.

    Condolences may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.         
     
     
     
    Stephen H. Felton, obituary

    Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 3:15pm
  • Mary E. Hodgkins, obituary

    ROCKPORT — Mary Elizabeth Hodgkins, 79, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Sussman Hospice House.  

    Born in Dover Foxcroft, January 16, 1940, she was the daughter of Frank and Gertrude London Blethen. Mary was educated in Dover Foxcroft schools.

    Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 9:45am
  • Daniel F. Corcoran, notice

    CAMDEN — Daniel F. Corcoran, 95, husband of the late Jacqueline Wilson Corcoran, died, Sunday, April 13, 2019 at Windward Gardens in Camden.  

    A complete obituary will be published later.

    Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhome.com

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

    Posted: Tue, 04/16/2019 - 9:30am
  • Elias J. Menard, obituary

    JACKSON — Elias Joseph Menard, age 9, passed peacefully to his eternal home in heaven on April 9, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.

    Elias was born June 13, 2009 in Belfast, a beautiful spring day, to Bryan and Kelsey Menard.

    Posted: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 1:45pm
  • Gianpaolo Robert Gentle, notice

    CAMDEN – Gianpaolo Robert Gentle, 44, died unexpectedly, on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Camden.  A complete obituary will be published later and a memorial gathering will be announced.  Memories and condolences may be shared with his family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com.  Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.

     

    Posted: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 1:15pm
  • Michael H. Crosby, notice

    CUSHING — Michael H. Crosby, 72, died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Sussman House in Rockport.

    Posted: Sat, 04/13/2019 - 6:00pm
  • Christian M. Schramm, obituary

    ALBUQUERQUE — Christian ‘Chris’ M. Schramm, 46, died unexpectedly, following a period of declining health, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  

    Born in Rockland, May 18, 1972, he was the son of John and Sandra Alley Schramm. Educated locally, he was a 1990 graduate of Georges Valley High School.

    Posted: Fri, 04/12/2019 - 3:30pm
  • Joyce S. McLain, obituary

    WALDOBORO- Joyce S. McLain, 89, passed away at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta on April 9, 2019. Joyce was born on March 13, 1930 in Owls Head the daughter of the late Ivan and Tina (Day) Scott.

    Joyce grew up locally and was a graduate of Waldoboro High School class of 1949.

    Posted: Fri, 04/12/2019 - 11:15am
  • Patricia A. Bunker, obituary

    VINALHAVEN - Patricia A. (Calderwood) Bunker, 80, passed away peacefully March 30, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport, Maine.  

    A native of North Haven, she was born August 31, 1938, the daughter of Alton and Annie (Gilchrist) Calderwood.  She married Mike Bunker August 2, 1958 on North Haven and moved to Vinalhaven.

    Posted: Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:45am
  • Nancy Ann Randall Duplisea, obituary

    ROCKLAND - Nancy Ann Randall Duplisea, formerly of Houlton, sadly passed away at the Sussman House in Rockport, Sunday, March 24, 2019 after a period of declining health.

    Born in Houlton, December 31, 1954 to Ralph and Reta Randall, Nancy knew how to live life and celebrated each birthday with the millions that celebrate New Year’s Eve.

    Posted: Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:30am
  • Harvey A. Welch, notice

    WALDO- Harvey A. Welch, 55 of Waldo passed away on April 2, 2019 in Swanville. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. 

    Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home Belfast. 

    Posted: Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:15am
  • Leah A. Patten, obituary

    LINCOLNVILLE — Leah Anne (Thomas) Patten, 78, a life-long resident of the Camden area, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of March 20 at the Sussman House, in Rockport.

    Leah was the daughter of Frank Alexander Thomas and Helen Waterman Thomas of Camden. Leah was a very kind and compassionate person always putting the needs of other’s first.  

    Born in Camden on May 31, 1940, as a young girl, Leah excelled in gymnastics and dance.

    Posted: Wed, 04/10/2019 - 6:45pm
  • Beverly A. Kellett, obituary

    WARREN — Beverly Ann Kellett, 75, of Warren, Maine, passed away on April 8, 2019 at Central Maine Medical Center.

    Beverly was born on April 6, 1944, in Camden, Maine. She grew up in Camden, attended local schools and graduated from Camden High School.  

    After high school she married Elmer Kellett on June 26, 1963 and settled in Warren and began their family.

    Posted: Tue, 04/09/2019 - 7:15pm
  • Mark Josef Snow, obituary

    Mark Josef Snow, 65, died peacefully March 26 with his dear friend, Dan, and his brother by his side. Mark was born in Middletown, Connecticut, July 14, 1954, the son of June and Nicholas Snow. He is survived by his brother, Jacob, and wife Martha; his sister, Caitlin, and her husband, Samuel Clark, and a half dozen nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

    Mark grew up in Detroit, Michiga,n with his three brothers, David, Benjamin and Jacob.

    Posted: Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:15pm
  • Judith Carr, obituary

    TOPSHAM — Judith Carr, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.  

    Judy was born in 1932 in Bangor, to Dr. Ralph and Edna (Drinkwater) Wooster and graduated from Bangor High School in 1949.  

    Posted: Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:30am
  • Leone A. Knowles, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Leone A. Knowles, 87, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Knox Center for Long Term Care in Rockland.

    Born June 2, 1931 in New York City, New York, she was the daughter of Levi and Emma Erickson Knowles.  Leone grew up in Presque Isle and was a 1949 graduate of Presque Isle High School. She later earned a Bachelor of Arts from Colby College and her Masters from Columbia University.  

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 2:30pm
  • Thomas Lee Martin, Sr., obituary

    LIBERTY- Thomas Lee Martin, Sr., 74 of Liberty passed away on April 6, 2019 at Waldo County General Hospital.  He was born on November 24, 1944 in New London, Connecticut the son of Robert and Estella (Whitford) Martin Sr. 

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 2:30pm
  • Patricia Drake Niedzielski, obituary

    OWLS HEAD- Patricia Drake Niedzielski, 74 passed away at The Sussman House in Rockport, Maine on April 6, 2019. Pat was born on June 1, 1944 in Hershey, Pennsyvania to parents Robert Eaton Drake and Janet Hartz Drake of Morrisville, New York. 

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 2:15pm
  • Harold Lewis Shields, obituary

    ROCKLAND - Harold Lewis Shields, passed away peacefully at the Sussman House in Rockport on April 3, 2019. He was 97 years old.

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:00pm
  • Randall C. Ellis, obituary

    BELFAST- Randall C. Ellis, 71 of Belfast, passed away in Augusta on March 25, 2019. He was born in Bangor on June 1, 1947 and was adopted by Charles and Lavon (Buzzell) Ellis.

    He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He played baseball in his high school years. He was a Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He enjoyed reading and studying the Bible. Randy loved God and his country and enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:00am
  • Douglas W. Robinson, obituary

    WARREN - Douglas W. Robinson, 71, gained his angel wings, Thursday, March 28, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at Pen Bay Medical Center, after a period of declining health.

    Doug was born, January 7, 1948 to Ernest and Bertha Robinson.  One of sixteen children, he was known as the jokester of the family.  He loved to make people laugh with his silly nature and comical ways. It was through this he was given the nickname of “Goober”.

    Posted: Mon, 04/08/2019 - 9:15am
  • Llewellyn Frank Yattaw, Jr., obituary

    FRIENDSHIP- Llewellyn Frank Yattaw, Jr. of Friendship, Maine, passed away on April 2, 2019, at the Woodlands Memory Care Center in Rockland, with family by his side.

    Llewellyn “Lew” was born in Friendship, Maine on February 15, 1935 to Llewellyn Frank Yattaw, Sr. and Ruth Yattaw. Lew attended Friendship Village School and graduated from Waldoboro High School in 1953, and was President of FFA.

    Posted: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 1:45pm
  • Patricia Jean (Horton) Cook, obituary

    Patricia Jean (Horton) Cook, 66 of Waldo passed away on March 28, 2019 at EMMC in Bangor surrounded by her loving family and friends.  She was born on July 31, 1952 in Glendive, Montana the daughter of Richard and Jean (Cupper) Horton. 

    Posted: Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:15am
  • Charles G. Allen, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Charles “Charlie” G. Allen, 69, died peacefully at Sussman House in Rockport on March 30 of complications from Parkinson’s Disease and dementia.

    He was born in Newton, Massachusetts, October 8, 1949, the son of Robert B. and Ruth L. Allen.

    Posted: Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:15pm
  • Patricia K. Harden, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Patricia Keegan Harden, 81, beloved wife of David O. Harden, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Glenridge Rehabilitation and Long Term Facility in Augusta from complications caused by multiple organ failure.  

    Posted: Tue, 04/02/2019 - 4:30pm
  • Frederic W. Coulon, obituary

    ROCKPORT — Frederic W. Coulon, 80, died unexpectedly, following a cardiac event, Thursday, March 28, 2019 at his home.

    Born July 13, 1938, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, he was the son of Joseph F. and Patricia Curry Coulon.  

    Posted: Tue, 04/02/2019 - 1:30pm
  • Patricia J. Cook, obituary

    WALDO — Patricia Jean (Horton) Cook, 66, of Waldo, passed away on March 28, 2019 at EMMC in Bangor surrounded by her loving family and friends. 

    She was born on July 31, 1952 in Glendive, Montana the daughter of Richard and Jean (Cupper) Horton.

    Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:15pm
  • Virginia ‘Gina’ C. Thomas, obituary

    CAMDEN — Virginia (Gina) C. Thomas, 99, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, March 29, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport surrounded by family and friends.

    She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, aunt and friend.

    Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:00pm
  • Robert P. Gray, obituary

    FRIENDSHIP — Brother, son, cousin, uncle and friend. There are not enough words to describe what Robert meant to his family and friends. He brought laughter and life to all who knew him. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.  

    Robert Philip Gray, 53, left this world, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 following a period of declining health.

    Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:00pm
  • Geneva M. Terrio, obituary

    SOUTH THOMASTON — Geneva M. Terrio, 94, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Born in Rockland, July 29, 1924, she was the daughter of Robert and Florence Stewart Henderson. She was educated in local schools.

    She married the love of her life, Joseph A. Terrio, July 23, 1940. Together, the couple raised six children.

    Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:00pm
  • Stephen H. Felton, obituary

    CAMDEN — Stephen Henry Felton passed away unexpectedly, March 20, 2019, in Camden, Maine at the home of his daughter, Mary Kay Felton.

    He was born in Camden on June 28, 1934, to Maude Hatch Ingraham Felton and John Willis Eugene Felton.  He was the younger brother of John Willis Felton.  Stephen grew up at 4 Sand Street beside the J.S. Felton Store, owned first by his grandparents, John Sullivan Felton and Josephine Sivalier Felton, and then by his parents.

    Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 4:45pm
  • Lee Thomas, obituary

    LINCOLNVILLE — Lee Thomas, 69 of Lincolnville, passed away March 24, 2019 at home with his loving wife and faithful companion, Buddy, by his side. 

    Lee was born in Camden Maine on December 9, 1949 to the late Roland and Harriette Thomas.  

    Posted: Thu, 03/28/2019 - 3:15pm
  • Stephen B. Turnbull, service cancelled

    Due to an outbreak of whooping cough in the Turnbull family, the service has been cancelled. This will be rescheduled for late April and will be announced.

    PARKMAN — Stephen B. Turnbull, 34, of Parkman, died on Friday, March 15, 2019 at his home. 

    A memorial service had been scheduled for Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m., at the Federated Church, 8 Hyler Street, Thomaston with the Rev. Dr. Susan Stonestreet officiating.

    A complete obituary will be published later. 

    Posted: Thu, 03/28/2019 - 2:45pm
  • Gregory W. Parks, obituary

    SEARSPORT — Gregory "Greg" W. Parks, 66, of Searsport, passed away surrounded by family on March 25, 2019 at his home. 

    He was born on January 15, 1953 in Bangor, the son of Gerald and Adelene (Bourdelais) Parks. 

    Greg graduated from Mt. View class of 1971 and then attended and graduated from Eastern Maine Vocational Tech Institute.

    Posted: Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:45pm
  • James M. Glenn, obituary

    THOMASTON — James Maddocks Glenn, 73, of Thomaston, died at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 surrounded by loving family.

    Born in Attleboro, MA., he was the son to the late James and Rachel Glenn (Maddocks).

    He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn Glenn (Svoboda). 

    Posted: Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:45pm
  • Randall C. Ellis, notice

    BELFAST — Randall C. Ellis, 71, of Belfast passed away on March 25, 2019 at Maine Veteran's Home in Augusta.

    A full obituary will follow.

    Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, in Belfast, ME.

    Posted: Tue, 03/26/2019 - 10:00am
  • Ernest H. Hammond, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Ernest “Ernie” H. Hammond, 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, March 23, 2019.

    Born in Livermore, June 19, 1931 he was the son of Errold H. and Virginia E. Tompkins Hammond.

    Posted: Tue, 03/26/2019 - 9:45am
  • Mary L. Webb, obituary

    TENANTS HARBOR — Mary L. Webb, 90, died peacefully, Friday, March 15, 2019, at Brentwood Rehabilitation and Living Center in Yarmouth.

    Born in Portland, December 19, 1928, she was the daughter of Vernard and Etta Morris Watts. Educated locally, she was a graduate of St. George High School.

    Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:15pm
  • Janet L. Pease, obituary

    HOPE — Janet L. Pease, 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Born in Rockland, February 24,1932, she was one of nine children born to Andrew R., Sr. and Jennie G. Merrill Weymouth. She attended local schools and was a 1951 graduate of Rockland High School.

    Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:15pm
  • Patricia K. Harden, notice

    ROCKLAND — Patricia K. Harden, 81, beloved wife of David Harden, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Glenridge Living and Rehabilitation Center in Augusta.  

    Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:00pm
  • Chad A. Overlock, obituary

    JEFFERSON — Chad A. Overlock, 43, of Jefferson, passed away unexpectedly at home Saturday, March 23, 2019, from a medical emergency, surrounded by people he loved.

    Born April 27, 1975 in Belfast, Maine, where he spent most of his life, he resided for the last nine years in Jefferson with his best friend and love, Cheryl Moon, and her children, whom he cared for as his own. 

    He graduated from Belfast Area High School Class of 1993.

    Posted: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:45pm
  • Isabel Cuseo, obituary

    SHILLINGTON, PA — Isabel (Ruzycki) Cuseo, 93 years old, most recently residing in Shillington, passed away peacefully at home on March 8, surrounded by her loving family.

    Born in Bergen County, N.J., one of 10 children to Ukrainian immigrants, Tekla (Marcenuk) Ruzycki and Alexander Ruzycki, Isabel is remembered for her cheerful disposition and smile. She was a delight to be with and her presence has touched the lives of so many.

    Posted: Sun, 03/24/2019 - 8:30am
  • James H. Lenfest Jr., obituary

    SWANVILLE — James “Jimmy” H. Lenfest Jr., 75, of Swanville, died on March 21, 2019 at Waldo County General Hospital. 

    He was born on April 17, 1943 in Swanville the son of James and Bernice Lenfest Sr. 

    Jimmy attended Crosby High School and later joined the United States Army serving in Vietnam. He drove trucks locally as well as logging before starting his career as a mechanic.

    Posted: Fri, 03/22/2019 - 4:15pm
  • Leola M. Vinal, obituary

    ROCKLAND —Leola M. Vinal, 87, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport following an extended period of declining health. Born in Rockport, June 21, 1931, she was one of 13 children born to Donald E. and Esther Watts Tolman.

    Educated in Rockport schools, Leola attended Rockport High School.

    She married William Vinal, Jr. on September 18, 1948. The couple made their home in Rockland until moving to Portland.

    Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 3:45pm
  • John A. Jura, obituary

    UNION — John Arthur ‘Art’ Jura, 88, formerly of Union, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at Mid-Coast Hospital in Brunswick.  

    Born in Union, May 13, 1930, he was the son of Erland and Alli Kajander Jura. Educated locally, he was a graduate of Warren High School.

    Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:00pm
  • Leah Thomas Patten, notice

    LINCOLNVILLE — Leah Thomas Patten, 78, widow of Roger W. Patten, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport. 

    A complete obituary will be published later.  

    A graveside service will be announced in the spring. 

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

    Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 6:45am
  • Raymond C. Athearn, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Raymond C. Athearn, 89, longtime City of Rockland, Public Works employee, died unexpectedly of natural causes, at his home, Monday, March 18, 2019.  

    Born in Thomaston, November 29, 1929, Raymond was adopted by the Black family. He moved with his family to Rockland in 1935.

    Posted: Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:45pm
  • Raymond C. Athearn, notice

    ROCKLAND — Raymond C. Athearn, 89, longtime City of Rockland, Public Works employee, died unexpectedly of natural causes, at his home, Monday, March 18, 2019.

    Relatives and friends are invited to visit Monday, March 25, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, where a funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. The Rev, Wayne Sawyer will officiate.

    Spring interment will be in Achorn Cemetery, Rockland.

    Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:15am
  • Shirley E. Boyle, obituary

    BELMONT — Shirley E. Boyle, 68, of Belmont, passed away March 13, 2019 in Belfast.

    She was born in Camden, Maine on March 25, 1950 to Hillard and Betty (Rolfe) Dunbar.

    She was a 1968 graduate of Belfast Area High School. Shirley worked for over 30 years at Penobscot/McCrum retiring in 2012.

    Posted: Tue, 03/19/2019 - 9:45am

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