Bereavement Services

  • Timothy D. DeRosier, obituary

    Timothy D. DeRosier, 58, of died peacefully at his home on June 19, 2018.  He was born in Damariscotta on June 22, 1959, the son of Lawrence and Donna (Simmons) DeRosier.  He attended Waldoboro schools.

    Timmy was a hard worker.  He started in his teens working on chicken farms.  He then went on to offshore fishing in New Bedford and also worked locally many years for David Osier of Bremen.  He later dug clams.  Timmy’s life passion was raising his son.

    Posted: Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:15pm
  • Mabelle (Bither) Nealley, obituary

    Mabelle (Bither) Nealley, 88, of Winterport passed away on June 16 in Bangor.  She was born in Greenwich, Rhode Island, on June 5, 1930 the daughter of George and Mabelle (Page) Bither.  Mabelle enjoyed knitting and gardening and was a member of the Senior Citizen’s group in Winterport.  She is predeceased by her husband Raymond Nealley and two siblings.  Mabelle is survived by her sons Roger and wife Sandra, and Edward and wife Rowena all of Winterport; sister Jacquelyn Hayes and husband G
    Posted: Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:30pm
  • Patricia Bradeen Algrant, service

    A Memorial Service for Patricia Bradeen Algrant, 82, wife of James Algrant will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, June 22, 2018, at St. Peters Episcopal Church, 11 White Street, Rockland.

    Posted: Mon, 06/18/2018 - 8:00pm
  • Jessie E. Jacobs, obituary

     HOPE – Jessie E. Jacobs, 81, died following an extended illness, at her home surrounded by her family, Friday, June 15, 2018.  Born in Camden, May 3, 1937, she was the daughter of Horace and Leotia Pierce Josselyn.   Educated in local schools she was a 1955 graduate of Camden High School, where she was proud to have been inducted into the National Honor Society. 

    Posted: Mon, 06/18/2018 - 7:45pm
  • Melvin E. ‘Capt. Gus’ Davis, obituary

    TENANTS HARBOR – Melvin E. ‘Capt. Gus’ Davis, 77, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his home. 

    Born in St. George, July 26, 1940, Gus was the son of Edward and Arlene Benner Davis.  Educated locally, he attended St. George High School.  

    On June 27, 1964 Gus married the love of his life, Gloria Jean Colpritt in Rockland.  Together they have been life-long Tenants Harbor residents.  

    Posted: Mon, 06/18/2018 - 7:30pm
  • Catherine Jo Hannemann, obituary

    ST. GEORGE — Catherine Jo Hannemann died peacefully at home with her husband and two cats, after a long battle with cancer.
    Cathy was born on May 26, 1956 in Northampton, Massachusetts. She was the third of five children and spent her entire childhood in Belchertown, Massachusetts. A high school varsity player of field hockey, basketball and softball she always remained competitive throughout her life. Particularly in her last fight.
    Posted: Mon, 06/18/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Nilo Matson, notice

    THOMASTON — Nilo Matson, 76, passed away at Lucette Boarding Home on Monday, June 11, 2018 with his friends by his side. Per his wishes no services will be held.The family will arrange a time for burial. Arrangements are with Hall's of Thomaston. 
    Posted: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:15pm
  • Elena McIntyre, memorial service

    A memorial service for Elena McIntyre, who passed away on January 3, 2018, will be held at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main Street, in Waldoboro on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10 a.m.  Interment will follow at the Chamberlain Cemetery in Bristol. Halls of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements.


    Posted: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00pm
  • Robert S. Furman, M.D., memorial service

    CAMDEN — There will be a Memorial Service for Robert S. Furman, M.D., 82, of Camden who died on April 29, 2018, at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut Street, Camden.  Condolences may be shared with the family at  Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.
    Posted: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:15am
  • Constance Sprowl, obituary

    ROCKLAND - Constance Sprowl, 73 passed peacefully Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Sussman Hospice House, following a brief illness. Born in in Madison Maine, she lived in Rockland and Owls Head and attended Rockland Schools.

    Posted: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:00am
  • Ethel “Et” Wyman, obituary

    ISLESBORO — Et Wyman, 87, of Islesboro passed away from end stage dementia on April 13, 2018 at the Boardman Cottage.

    Born May 16, 1930 in Boston, Et was was the daughter of Helen Fisher and George Wyman. Following her graduation from Islesboro High School 1948, she went on to UMaine Farmington 1948-49 for credits, then attended Curry College in Milton, MA from 1949-1953 receiving a BS in Early Childhood Education. Her brother, Bruce provided financially for her education.

    Posted: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:45am
  • Kenneth Howard Kemp, obituary

    BELFAST — Kenneth Howard Kemp, 85, of Belfast, passed away on June 5th, 2018 in Rockport.

    He was born October 8, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Kenneth Joseph and Katherine (Daniels) Kemp. Kenneth grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he began his lifelong love of sailing in the Gulf of Mexico at the age of 10. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with a degree in law, and then the University of Denver where he received his Master's in social work.

    Posted: Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:45am
  • Marie F. Kavanagh, graveside service

    ROCKLAND – A graveside service for Marie F. Kavanagh, 63, who died January 16, 2018, will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 11, 2018 at Coughlin Memorial Cemetery, Rankin Street, Rockland.  

    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, New England Div. Inc., One Main Street, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240 or to Maine Special Olympics, 125 John Roberts Road, Unit 19, Attn: Linda, So. Portland, ME 04106.

    Posted: Mon, 06/04/2018 - 5:45pm
  • Larry L. Arne, obituary

     LINCOLNVILLE – Larry L. Arne, 70, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, May 24, 2018. 

    Born in Lafayette, Indiana, August 5, 1947, he was the son of Vernon L. and Helen Haler Arne.  After moving to Maine at a young age, he attended local schools and was a 1965 graduate of Camden-Rockport High School. 

    On March 5, 1964, he married Rebecca J. Bryant. 

    Posted: Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:45pm
  • Lorraine M. Duda, obituary

    FRIENDSHIP – Lorraine M. Duda, 87, died peacefully, Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Knox Center for Long Term Care in Rockland.

    Born in Waldoboro, April 17, 1931, she was the daughter of Clarence and Myra Genthner Richards.

    Throughout her life, Lorraine had a special relationship with her sister Helen. They were inseparable and spent many hours going to little league games, shopping and on lunch dates.

    Posted: Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:15am
  • Bonnie L. Leeman, obituary

    ORLAND — Bonnie L. Leeman, 76, wife of the late Robert "Bob" Leeman passed away on May 23, 2018 surrounded by her family. Bonnie worked for many years at the Searsport Boarding home in Searsport, Maine. After she married Bob they own and operated South Inlet Campground on First Roach Pond in Greenville, Maine. Over the years there they made many friendships.

    Posted: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 8:15pm
  • Jon B. Prime, obituary

    ROCKPORT – Our loving Jon has passed on, he will not be coming home to Jack and I. Yet his beautiful heart is still beating because he was an organ donor.

    Posted: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 8:15pm
  • Marie D. Neville, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Marie D. Neville, 96, died peacefully, Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

    Born and raised in Irvington, New Jersey, Marie attended local schools and was a 1940 graduate of Irvington High School.

    Following graduation, Marie worked as an operator with New Jersey Bell Telephone Company.

    Posted: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 7:45pm
  • Shelly Lounsbury Eaton, gathering

    WASHINGTON — Family, friends, co-workers, and classmates are invited to attend a gathering in honor of Shelly Lounsbury Eaton, 62, who died on Oct. 13, 2017, from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 
    Posted: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 3:30pm
  • Clarence Silas Hatt, notice

    VINALHAVEN — Clarence Silas Hatt, 64, of Vinalhaven, died at his home on May 23, 2018.  A complete obituary will be published later and private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Condolences may be shared with the family at  Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.
    Posted: Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:45pm
  • Bruce J. Curit, obituary

    CAMDEN – Bruce J. Curit, 64, died unexpectedly, following a courageous battle with COPD, Friday, May 25, 2018.  

    Born in Camden, March 16, 1954, he was the son of Lawrence and Phyllis Burridge Curit.  Bruce attended Camden schools and has been a lifelong Camden resident.  

    Posted: Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:15pm
  • Larry L. Arne, notice


    Posted: Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:15pm
  • Susan L. Morse Sims, obituary

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    Posted: Mon, 05/28/2018 - 7:45pm
  • Hazel V. Malcolm, notice

    ROCKLAND – Family and friends are invited to a gathering of love and remembrance for Hazel Vera (Bragg) Malcolm, 92, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 104 Limerock St. in Rockland at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home's reception facility. Hazel passed away May 7. 

    In lieu of flowers please donate in Hazel's name to Rockland District Nursing, P.O. Box 1713, Rockland, or Rockland Meals-on-Wheels, 46 Summer Street, Rockland, ME 04841.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:30pm
  • Newty M. Chambers, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Newty M. Chambers, 92, widow of LeRoy 'Roy' Chambers, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at her home.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:30pm
  • Doris A. Jacobson, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Doris A. Jacobson, 92, died peacefully, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Quarry Hill in Camden. Her loving family was at her side.

    Born in St. George, March 7, 1926, she was the daughter of Edward and Sarah Johnson Chaples. Growing up in Martinsville she attended local schools until moving to Rockland, graduating from Rockland High School in 1944.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:15pm
  • Erica L. Hawes, obituary

    UNION – Erica L. Hawes, 45, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 following a long illness.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:15pm
  • William S. Orne Jr., obituary

    WASHINGTON - William S. Orne Jr. ,70, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

    Born July 9, 1947 in Rockland to William S. Sr and Christine Upham Orne of Monhegan Island, Bill or "Billy" called by some spent most of his childhood living on Monhegan Island. He lived in the Midcoast area for many years to follow, working as a truck driver and diesel mechanic.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:15pm
  • Hester May Ryan, obituary

    SEARSMONT — Hester May Ryan, 97, passed away at Sussman House in Rockport on May 23, 2018.

    Hester was born and raised in Searsmont, Maine the youngest child of Maynard and Bertha (Paine) Cushman. Her home was Searsmont. Hester enjoyed painting and painted many pictures of local points of interest. She also spent many hours knitting mittens to give away and also many hours sewing and crafting.

    Posted: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:15pm
  • Leona May Pierpont, obituary

    ROCKLAND – Leona May Pierpont died suddenly, yet peacefully, on Monday, May 21, 2018. After 93 years living life to the fullest she has gone to join her husband, Almond, in Heaven.

    Leona was born April 5, 1925 in Camden to Clarence and Olive Haraden Wellman. Most of her life she lived in the house built by her grandfather. She was a 1943 graduate of Rockland High School, and in 1947 received her four-year RN Degree from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Boston.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 6:00pm
  • Wendell W. Ware, obituary

    WASHINGTON – Wendell W. 'Spank' Ware, Jr., 46, died peacefully, yet unexpectedly, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at his home.

    Born in Camden, November 10, 1971, he was the son of Wendell, Sr. and Helen Hastings Ware. Educated in local schools, he attended Medomak Valley High School.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 5:45pm
  • Patricia B. Algrant, obituary

    ROCKPORT - Patricia Bradeen Algrant, 82, passed away April 22, 2018, at the Sussman House, Rockport, after a long illness.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 2:30pm
  • Dr. Donald Walter Renn, obituary

    SOUTH THOMASTON – Donald Walter Renn drew his last breaths in the early hours of May 5, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport, ME with his devoted wife of nearly 63 years by his side. He was 86 and had lived in South Thomaston for 12 years. Dr. Renn had been in declining health for some time.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:45am
  • Jessie H. Gautreau, notice

    CAMDEN — Jessie Heal Gautreau, 73, wife of Donald Gautreau, died on Monday, May 21, 2018, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. A complete obituary will be published later.

    There will be a graveside service held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Youngtown Cemetery in Lincolnville.

    Memorial gifts may be made in her memory to Pope Memorial Humane Society, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:45am
  • George E. Harris, Sr., service notice

    AUBURN — A graveside service will be held for George E. Harris, Sr., 71, who passed on December 19, 2017, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Riverside Drive, Auburn, Maine, on Saturday, June 8, 2018 at 1 p.m.

    Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.

    Posted: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:45am
  • Linda A. Pyle, obituary

    SEARSPORT — Linda A. (Pester) Pyle, 69, of Searsport passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on May 18, 2018 at her home.

    Posted: Wed, 05/23/2018 - 9:15am
  • Mary Lou MacKimm, obituary

    CAMDEN — Mary Lou MacKimm, 88, formerly of Camden, died Monday, April 23, 2018 at Commonwealth Assisted Living, Kilmarnock, Virginia after a long period of declining health. Born August 27, 1929 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Charles R. Davis and Louise (Stoltz) Mains.

    Posted: Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Janice Ann Cushman, service notice

    THOMASTON — A graveside service for Janice Cushman who passed away on April 18, 2018 will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 in The Village Cemetery, Erin Street, Thomaston, Maine. Pastor Anne Roundy will officiate.

    Posted: Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:00am
  • Waldo Harvell Ring, graveside service

     THOMASTON – A graveside committal service for Waldo Harvell Ring, 99, who died peacefully, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Village Cemetery in Thomaston.  Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.  To share a memory or condolence with Mr.

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:15pm
  • Nadine C. Hewes, obituary

    CLARK ISLAND and SPRUCE HEAD – Nadine C. Hewes, 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Sussman House in Rockport, her loving family was at her side.  

    Born in Friendship, February 13, 1931, she was the daughter of Arthur and Lorna Cushman Lewis.  Educated locally, she attended Friendship, Clark Island and Tenants Harbor Schools. Nadine resided in Clark Island for 79 of her 87 years.  

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:30pm
  • Alvah Ames, service notice

    MATINICUS – Services for your friend, our father, Alvah Ames, who passed away on March 7, 2018 will be held at 11 a.m. at the Samoset Resort in the State of Maine Room, Saturday, June 2, 2018.  A reception and time of sharing stories will be held immediately following in the Knox County Ball Room. 

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


    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:15pm
  • Bradley D. ‘Butch’ Rackliff, graveside service

    SPRUCE HEAD – A graveside service for Bradley D. ‘Butch’ Rackliff, 59, who passed away February 3, 2018, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2018 at Ocean View Cemetery, Route 73, South Thomaston. 

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Doris Benner, graveside service

    Doris Benner, 94, passed away peacefully at her home on Feb 28, 2018. There will be a graveside service on  Saturday June 2, 2018,  at 11 a.m. at the hillside cemetery in Belmont with pastor Rick Lambert officiating. She and her husband,  Earl William (Bill) Benner, who died October 31, 2012, will be committed together at the service. Afterwards relatives and friends are invited to join the family at Doris's home, 20 pitcher Rd for refreshments and shared memories.

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Barbara Moody, graveside service

    A graveside service for Barbara Moody, who passed on February 15, 2018, will be held at the Union Common Cemetery, Ayer Hill Road, in Union on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10 a.m., the Reverend Elizabeth Bailey-Mitchell officiating.  Halls of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements.


    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Henry Doliber, service

    KNOX — Henry Doliber, 85, passed away December 31, 2017 in Augusta.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at McKenney Family Cemetery, 26 McKenney Road, Stockton Springs.  Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Ruth Ann (Nichols) Robinson, obituary

    SWANVILLE – Ruth Ann (Nichols) Robinson, 87, died peacefully in her home, Tuesday, May 15. 
    Ruth was born March 20, 1931 in Belfast, to Albert Nichols and Frances (Rogers) Nichols-Blanchard.
    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Hartley George Beverage, Sr., obituary

    WARREN — Hartley George Beverage, Sr., 90, formerly of Hope and Union, passed away on May 20, 2018 at Woodlands Memory Center in Rockland.  Born on May 28, 1927 in Camden, he was the son of Marjorie and Elroy Beverage, Sr.  Hartley grew up and attended school in Hope, married Florence Pearse on June 2, 1945, and raised five children.  

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:00pm
  • Leona M. Pierpoint, notice

    ROCKLAND – Leona M. Pierpoint, 93, passed away unexpectedly yet peacefully, Monday, May 21, 2018.

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:45pm
  • Barbara Moody, service notice

    UNION — A graveside service for Barbara Moody, who passed on 
February 15, 2018, will be held at the Union Common Cemetery, Ayer Hill Road, in Union on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10 a.m., the Reverend Elizabeth Bailey-Mitchell officiating.

    Halls of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements.

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:00am
  • Henry Doliber, service notice

    KNOX — Henry Doliber, 85, passed away December 31, 2017 in Augusta. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26 at McKenney Family Cemetery, 26 McKenney Road, Stockton Springs, ME.

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

    Posted: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:30am