Bereavement Services

  • Obituary

    Laken Kyle Harrington, obituary

    WARREN — Laken Kyle Harrington, 14, died unexpectedly at his home Aug. 21, 2013.

    Born in Rockport July 20, 1999, he was the son of Leroy I. IV and Judith A. Lea Harrington. Growing up in Warren, Laken attended local schools and this year was beginning his freshman year at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro.

    Posted: Sat, 08/24/2013 - 5:00pm
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    Margaret Bonning, obituary

    Margaret Ann “Marc” (Doelker) Bonning died Aug. 18, 2013. She was born Sept. 12, 1924, and raised in Detroit, Mich. Her parents were Adeline Todd Doelker and Lawrence Theodore Doelker, and her half sister was Jeanne Doelker Jones.

    Posted: Wed, 08/21/2013 - 11:00am
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    Herbert Osgood, obituary

    BELFAST — Herbert Conrad Osgood passed away Aug. 18, 2013, in Belfast. He was born Jan. 26, 1932, at home in Easton, the third son of the late Alfaretta Maria and Harry Lee Osgood. He was known affectionately by his Aroostook friends as "Connie" and downstate as "Herb."

    Posted: Tue, 08/20/2013 - 9:45am
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    Linda Griffin, obituary

    THOMASTON — Linda Charlene Griffin, 64, died unexpectedly at her home Aug. 17, 2013.

    Born in Camden June 10, 1949, she was the daughter of Lonnie C. and Florence L. Roberts Griffin. She was educated in Appleton schools. Raised on her family's Appleton farm, Linda would get up early to milk and feed the cows. When her mother became ill, for a time she became responsible for helping take care of the house and her two younger siblings. She was resilient in her duties.

    Posted: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 7:45pm
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    Margaret Bonning, notice

    WALDOBORO — Margaret Bonning of Waldoboro passed away peacefully at her home Aug. 18, 2013, with her loving family by her side. A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ, 941 Main St. in Waldoboro, with the Rev. Nancy Duncan officiating. A burial will follow the service at Hillside Cemetery on Route 32 in Bremen.

    Posted: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 4:30pm
  • Obituary

    Joan Tunis, obituary

    PORT CLYDE — Joan Derbyshire Tunis, 92, artist and long-time resident of Horse Point Road in Port Clyde, passed away on the morning of Aug. 17, 2013, after a brief illness.

    Joan had traced her Port Clyde days back to the 1920s, when N.C. Wyeth built his famous Eight Bells on Horse Point Road, and she remembered N.C. and Andrew Wyeth from those early days.

    Posted: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 4:30pm
  • Obituary

    George Doak Jr., obituary

    ROCKLAND — George D. “Top Dog” Doak Jr., 53, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at his home.

    Born in Rockland Dec. 17, 1959, he was the son of George Sr. and Inez Colpritt Doak.

    Posted: Fri, 08/16/2013 - 11:45am
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    Marjorie Hatch, obituary

    ISLESBORO — Marjorie j. (Coombs) Hatch, 82, of Islesboro passed away peacefully, while surrounded by loved ones, Aug. 5, 2013, at “home.” She was born on Islesboro Aug. 13, 1930, youngest of 10 children to Henry and Bessie E. (Powell) Coombs.

    Marjorie was a lifelong resident of Islesboro. After attending the school in Pripet, she worked as one of the island’s telephone switchboard operators.

    Posted: Thu, 08/15/2013 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Inger M. Knudsen Holm Morse, obituary

    OWLS HEAD — Inger M. Knudsen Holm Morse, 91, passed away peacefully Aug. 9, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. Born in Egedesminde, Greenland, Oct. 8, 1921, she was the daughter of Aage Knudsen, assistant governor of a district in western Greenland, and his wife, Else Smidt Knudsen.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 7:00pm
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    Marion N. Basile, notice

    THOMASTON — Marion N. Basile, 93, went home to be with the Lord, following a long illness, Aug. 10, 2013, at Quarry Hill Nursing Home in Camden.

    In keeping with Marion's wishes, a private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. To share a memory or condolence or to read a full obituary, please visit her Book of Memories online at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 5:30pm
  • Service notice

    Ernest W. Lorenzen, service notice

    ROCKPORT — There will be a graveside service for Ernest W. Lorenzen, 87, who died Feb. 13, 2013, on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 2 p.m. at Seaview Cemetery on Russell Avenue in Rockport with the Rev. Ralph Miller officiating.

    Arrangements are with Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Camden. Condolences may be shared with the Lorenzen family online at Long Funeral Home.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 2:30pm
  • Obituary

    Roy Fisher, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Roy D. Fisher, 87, a longtime resident of East Hartland, Conn., and a key contributor to the manned U.S. spaceflights to the Moon, died Aug, 5 in Bangor.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 2:15pm
  • Obituary

    Sara Kittridge Montgomery, obituary

    LINCOLNVILLE — Sara Kittridge Montgomery, born Oct. 18, 1955, peacefully passed away Aug. 3, 2013, at her home on Norton Pond in Lincolnville, surrounded by her family and dear friends. Sara was born in Camden and was the daughter of Ann Stuart and David H. Montgomery. Sara was a pillar of strength and perseverance, and was a person who touched many, many people with her glowing spirit.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:30am
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    Helen Simmons, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Helen M. Simmons, 91, died peacefully Aug. 8, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, where she had been a patient only a few hours.

    Born in Bremen Sept. 24, 1921, she was the daughter of Granville F. and Ruth I Maloney Osier. She was educated in local schools and attended Lincoln Academy in Newcastle.

    Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013 - 8:00am
  • Service notice

    Laura Hamilton, service notice

    VINALHAVEN — A graveside service for Laura A. Hamilton, 60, beloved wife of Bruce R. Young, who died June 2, 2013, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at SeaView Cemetery on Waldo Avenue in Rockland.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841, or Vinalhaven Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 815, Vinalhaven, ME 04863.

    Posted: Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:15am
  • Obituary

    Rowland Elizabeth 'Bunny' Logan, obituary

    ISLESBORO — Rowland ( Bunny ) Elizabeth Logan entered into eternal rest in the early hours of Aug. 5, 2013. She was at home, among the evergreens and the singing birds at the time of her death. Bunny was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Cmdr. John Edward and Rowland (McCorkle) Logan Aug. 1, 1923. Before she was 15, she had lived in Los Angeles, Cuba, Somoa, Kitsop, Wash., Norfolk, Va., Gettysburg, Pa., and then back to Los Angeles.

    Posted: Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:45am
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    Sara Kittridge Montgomery, notice

    LINCOLNVILLE — Sara Kittridge Montgomery, 57, passed away peacefully at her home on Norton Pond in Lincolnville Aug. 3, 2013. A complete obituary will be published later.

    A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, Aug. 22, at 3 p.m. at the Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnstown Road in Camden.

    Memorial gifts in her memory may be made to the Ragged Mountain Recreation Area Foundation, P.O. Box 438, Camden, ME 04843.

    Posted: Mon, 08/05/2013 - 11:45am
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    Mary Campbell, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Mary Letitia Fishler Campbell, 91, passed away peacefully July 30, 2013, in Rockland.

    She was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Montclair, N.J. On July 18, 1942, she married Ashley Sawyer Campbell, with whom she raised six children.

    Posted: Wed, 07/31/2013 - 4:15pm
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    Harold Look, obituary

    Harold Walker "Hal" Look Jr, 83, husband of Sue Brother Look, died July 21, 2013, after a period of declining health.

    Posted: Tue, 07/30/2013 - 1:00pm
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    Roland Flaherty, obituary

    WARREN — Roland D. Flaherty Sr., 80, died July 27, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, after a brief illness.

    Born in Columbia Falls April 7, 1933, he was the son of Lawrence A. and Elizabeth H. Babbage Flaherty. Roland grew up in Milbridge, where he attended local schools.

    Posted: Tue, 07/30/2013 - 1:00pm
  • Obituary

    Autumn Roy, obituary

    MEDFORD, Mass. — Autumn Anne Roy of Medford, Mass., formerly of Portland and Burkettville, passed away unexpectedly July 22, 2013, at Massachusetts General Hospital. Born Sept. 28, 1981, she was the daughter of Richard L. and Allene Rose (King) Roy and grew up in Burkettville. Autumn attended Appleton Village School and was an honors graduate of Camden Rockport High School, Class of 1999.

    Posted: Mon, 07/29/2013 - 5:00pm
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    Marion L. Goss, service notice

    ROCKLAND — A graveside celebration of life for Marion L. Goss, 99, who died July 5, 2013, will be held Friday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. at Achorn Cemetery on Old County Road in Rockland.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, ME 04841 or Bartlett Woods Activities Fund, 20 Bartlett Drive, Rockland, ME 04841.

    Posted: Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:15pm
  • Obituary

    Margaret Barnes, obituary

    OWLS HEAD — Margaret B. Borgerson Barnes, 89, journeyed to her Heavenly home July 23, 2013. Until then she resided at the Methodist Conference Center in Rockland.

    Margaret, beloved daughter of Bertha L. and Allan B. Borgerson, was born in their Owls Head home Sept. 10, 1923. She is predeceased by her parents; her sister, Beryl B. Borgerson; and an infant brother, Henry B.

    Posted: Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:15pm
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    Autumn Roy, notice

    MEDFORD, Mass. — Autumn Anne Roy, 31, formerly of Burketville, passed away July 22, 2013, in Boston.

    She is the daughter of Richard L. and Allene "Rose" (King) Roy and was a 1999 graduate of Camden-Rockport High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of New England in Biddeford. A complete obituary will be published later.

    Posted: Fri, 07/26/2013 - 6:15pm
  • Service notice

    Verna Dyer, service notice

    HOPE — The Family of Verna C. (Norwood) Dyer of 700 Acre Island and Lincolnville, who passed away March 20, 2013, invites family and friends to share memories, conversations and refreshments Sunday, Aug. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hope Fire Department on Hatchet Mountain Road (Route 235).

    Posted: Fri, 07/26/2013 - 11:30am
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    Margaret Barnes, service notice

    OWLS HEAD —Margaret B. Barnes, 89, died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, July 23, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 4 p.m. at Owls Head Baptist Church, 37 South Shore Drive in Owls Head. The Rev. Paul Munro will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date in Ash Point Cemetery.

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

    Posted: Fri, 07/26/2013 - 10:30am
  • Obituary

    Richard Unrath, obituary

    ROCKPORT — Retired Air Force Chief Warrant Officer 4 Richard Unrath died July 15, 2013, at home in Rockport. Born in New York City Sept. 14, 1916, he was the son of Julius and Alice Klauser Unrath, the second of three sons. The family moved to a home at Barnes Avenue in the Bronx in 1920. Richard joined the New York National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1938 in order to enlist in the U.S. Army. Upon formation of the U.S.

    Posted: Thu, 07/25/2013 - 1:15pm
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    Hiram Brown, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Hiram A. Brown, 84, longtime proprietor of the former Wayfarer East Hotel and Captain's Table Restaurant in Rockland, died July 22, 2013, at his home after an extended illness.

    Born at Vinalhaven Dec. 11, 1928, he was the son of Lewis A. and Thelma Whitcomb Brown. At a young age Hiram moved to Waldo, where he lived on the Whitcomb Family Farm and attended Waldo schools. He later moved to Rockland, where he attended Rockland High School.

    Posted: Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:30am
  • Burial notice

    Donna Thurlow, burial notice

    ROCKLAND — A graveside service for Donna M. "Meme" Thurlow, 64, who died March 3, 2013, will be held Wednesday, July 31, at 2 p.m. at Village Cemetery, Thomaston.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Donation Department, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.

    Posted: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 5:00pm
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    Frederick Simmons, obituary

    HOPE — Frederick E. Simmons, 81, died peacefully, surrounded by his family at his home, July 20, 2013, after an extended illness.

    Born in Friendship June 23, 1932, he was the son of Clayton E. and Mary Swain Simmons. At an early age, he moved to Southport, where he was raised until moving to Rockland as a young teen.

    He attended Rockland High School and having left school before graduating, in 1975, was pleased to graduate from Georges Valley High School.

    Posted: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 5:00pm
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    John Dyar, obituary

    AMHERST, Mass. andTENANTS HARBOR — John Robert Dyar, 87, died June 30, 2013, at The Center for Extended Care in Amherst, Mass.

    Posted: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:15pm
  • Service notice

    Carolyn M. Pendleton, service notice

    ROCKLAND — A graveside service for Carolyn A. Pendleton, 89, who died peacefully March 12, 2013, will be held Thursday, July 25, at 1 p.m. at West Rockport Cemetery on Park Street in West Rockport.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AIO Food Pantry, P.O. Box 113, Rockland, ME 04841; Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, ME 04841; or a charity of one's choice.

    Posted: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:15pm
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    Patricia Cokinis, service notice

    CAMDEN — There will be a gathering of family and friends to memorialize the life of Patricia McGrath Cokinis, 82, who died June 26, 2013. The gathering will be held Sunday, Aug. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St. in Rockport.

    Memorial donations may be made to MCH, Meals On Wheels, 46 Summer Street, Rockland, Maine 04841.

    Posted: Fri, 07/19/2013 - 12:30pm
  • Obituary

    Maynard L. Whitehouse, obituary

    CAMDEN — Maynard Lester Whitehouse, 77, passed away July 16, 2013. Born in Camden Jan. 26, 1936, he was the son of Maynard Elmer Whitehouse and Carrie Arvilla (Gray) Whitehouse.

    He grew up in Camden and graduated in the Camden High School Class of 1954. Maynard then attended Bates College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1958. He then attended Purdue University earning a Master of Science in 1961 and a Doctor of Philosophy in chemistry in 1966.

    Posted: Thu, 07/18/2013 - 7:00pm
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    Merrill 'Dean' Thompson, obituary

    VINALHAVEN — Merrill "Dean" Thompson, 74, of Vinalhaven, died July 13, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center. Born in Portland Feb. 27, 1939, he was the son of Merrill and Esther (St. John) Thompson and was a 1957 graduate of Vinalhaven High School. He served in the U.S. Army from Sept. 20, 1957, to September 12, 1960, and was stationed in Germany working with an engineering company specializing in electronics.

    Posted: Thu, 07/18/2013 - 1:00pm
  • Service notice

    Frances L. Rankin, service notice

    LINCOLNVILLE —There will be a memorial service for Frances Locke Rankin, 71, wife of Wayne G. Rankin of Lincolnville Saturday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at United Christian Church, 18 Searsmont Roadin Lincolnville Center, with the Rev. Dr. Susan Stonestreet officiating.

    Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service in, Camden. Condolences may be shared with the family online at Long Funeral Home.

    Posted: Thu, 07/18/2013 - 12:15pm
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    Ivy Bragdon, obituary

    BELFAST — Ivy M. Bragdon, 83, passed away July 16, 2013, at her daughter's residence in Belfast. She was born in Belfast May 31, 1930, a daughter of Walter and Helen (Tower) Moulton. Ivy enjoyed spending time at home. Her family was her life.

    Posted: Wed, 07/17/2013 - 11:00pm
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    Leon Moody, obituary

    MONROE — Leon D. Moody, 82, of Monroe, passed away peacefully in a Bangor hospital July 12, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.

    Posted: Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:45pm
  • Service notice

    Donna W. Ames, service notice

    VINALHAVEN — There will be a memorial service for Donna Amy (Woodcock) Ames, 76, wife of Addison W. Ames on Sunday, July 21, at 12:30 p.m. at the Ames Brother's Wharf on City Point Road in Vinalhaven.

    Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Camden. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting their book of memories onine at Long Funeral Home.

    Posted: Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:45pm
  • Obituary

    Russ Madore, obituary

    CAMDEN — Russell Lowell Madore, 93, died early June 15, 2013, at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, after an extended illness.

    Born in Portage Lake Aug. 6, 1919, he was the middle child of 12 children of Arthur and Jesse Fox Madore. At an early age he moved with his family to Pittsfield, where he attended local schools.

    For several years, Russ worked at various jobs in the Pittsfield area, including serving four years with the Conservation Corps.

    Posted: Tue, 07/16/2013 - 1:30pm
  • Obituary

    Bernard Raynes, obituary

    OWLS HEAD — Bernard E. Raynes, 81, set sail July 12, 2013, one last time for home, to be with his Heavenly Father, surrounded by his loving family at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

    Born on Vinalhaven July 4, 1932, he was the son of Alton and Irene LeBlanc Raynes. Growing up in Owls Head, he was educated locally, and was a 1951 graduate of Rockland High School.

    Posted: Tue, 07/16/2013 - 12:15pm
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    Merle Gifford, obituary

    WALDOBORO — Merle Charles Gifford, 77, died July 14, 2013, at Maine General Hospital in Augusta. He was born April 11, 1936, in Damariscotta to Charles and Mabel Carter Gifford. Merle grew up on Loud's Island and attended school on the island.

    Posted: Tue, 07/16/2013 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Arlene Whitney, obituary

    BELFAST — Arlene P. Whitney, 94, passed away July 14, 2013, at Harbor Hill in Belfast. Born in Castine May 4, 1919, she was the daughter of Mildred and Harold Perkins and was known to her family as "Mammie." She graduated from Lagrange High School in 1937 and married Stanley M. "Red" Whitney on her birthday in 1940 in Lagrange.

    Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 3:45pm
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    James 'Jimmy' Collard, obituary

    FRIENDSHIP — James M. "Jimmy" Collard, 50, died July 10, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer.

    Born in New Bedford, Mass., Aug. 26, 1962, he was the son of James R. and Nancy Rapoza Collard. Educated locally, he was a 1980 graduate of Diman Regional Vocational High School in Fall River, Mass.

    Following high school Jimmy pursued his career as a machinist.

    Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 1:30pm
  • Notice

    Arlene Whitney, notice

    BELFAST — Arlene Perkins Whitney, 94, widow of Stanley "Red" Whitney, died July 14, 2013, at Harbor Hill in Belfast. A complete obituary will be published later and services will be announced.

    Condolences and memories may be shared with the Whitney family by visiting their book of memories online at Long Funeral Home in Camden.

    Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 12:00pm
  • Obituary

    Betty Ward, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Betty L. Ward, 86, died unexpectedly July 10, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

    Born in Rockland Oct. 22, 1926, she was the daughter of Harold and Florence Whitten Kennison. Educated locally, she was a graduate of Rockland High School.

    For many years Betty worked as a waitress at several area restaurants.

    Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:15am
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    Fay MacCormick, obituary

    CUSHING — Fay R. MacCormick, 75, passed away peacefully at home July 12, 2013. She was the widow of James A. MacCormick, who died April 11, 2009.

    Posted: Mon, 07/15/2013 - 10:45am
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    Barbara Davis, obituary

    ROCKLAND — Barbara Powers Davis, 89, passed away peacefully July 8, 2013.

    Born in Medway April 4, 1924, she was the daughter of Roy L. and Thelma Nolan Powers. Barbara grew up with five siblings in Medway.

    From early childhood until the end of her life, she had a love of art and, later in life, a love of world traveling and flower gardening.

    Barbara returned to Rockland in 1999 after traveling and living in multiple U.S. locations, Mexico and Spain.

    Posted: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:45am
  • Obituary

    Bernice Redman, obituary

    CAMDEN — Bernice Heath King Redman, 93, died July 3, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. Born in Little Deer Isle Sept. 13, 1919, she was the daughter of Ernest and Edna (Hardy) Heath. She was a life-long resident of Camden and a graduate of Camden High School.

    On Nov. 24, 1937, Bernice married Charles B. King. Charles died on the USS Ticonderoga while serving in World War II. She later married James Redman on Oct. 27, 1946.

    Posted: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 11:30am
  • Service notice

    Dorothy E. Hamalainen, service notice

    WEST ROCKPORT — There will be a graveside service for Dorothy Ellen Keller Hamalainen, 90, who died March 2, 2013, Saturday, July 20, at 11 a.m. at West Rockport Cemetery in West Rockport.

    In the event of rain, the service will be held at the Rockland Congregational Church in Rockland. A reception will be held following the service at the home of Robert Hamalainen at 79 Mt. Pleasant St. in West Rockport.

    Posted: Tue, 07/09/2013 - 12:45pm