ELLSWORTH Mary Carolyn Kelley (nee Carney), born July 2, 1941, in Ellsworth the daughter of David A. Carney and Honor Elizabeth O’Dowd. Mary passed away quietly on the 13th of August, 2018, in Bangor. Mary is survived by her son Matthew Kelley; her daughter-in-law Lori; her siblings Ann (Carney) Jordan and David W. Carney; sisters-in-law
Valerie Jean (Murphy) Martin, 62, of Frankfort passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Aug. 12, 2018. She was born in Belfast on Dec. 16, 1955, the daughter of Robert Murphy and Edna Paul Murphy Blood. Valerie grew up in Belfast and Waldo. She earned her associate degree in early childhood education from Eastern
STEUBEN Robert Allen Benedict, 86, of Steuben, died peacefully at home Aug. 10, with his family surrounding him. He was born and raised in Beverly, Mass., with two brothers and a sister, son of Harold and Christine Benedict. As a teenager, Bob was a private first class in the Massachusetts National Guard, during which he
Sidney G. Lindsley passed away at the age of 91 Sunday, Aug.12, 2018. Sid grew up in Wenham, Mass., and attended Boston University. Sid and his wife, Priscilla, moved to Maine in the early 1980s, when Sid began work with Knox Semiconductor. Sid had a lifelong love of the sea and boating. He served as
WINTER HARBOR John Henry Bennett, a resident of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Winter Harbor, died Aug. 8, 2018, in Ellsworth, just a few days short of his 92nd birthday and coincidentally on the same date as his father, who died in 1969. John was born on Aug. 19, 1926, in Lakewood, N.J., to parents Kathleen
Following a brief illness, Louise T. Kearly, 83, died peacefully at home Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, with her daughter at her side. Born in Rockland Nov. 1, 1934, the daughter of Arnold and Alice (Williams) Allen, she grew up in Rockland and attended local schools, graduating from Rockland High School in 1952. On Aug. 28,
BUCKSPORT Wanda Nightingale, 66, of Bucksport passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 4, 2018, in Bangor. She was born in Bangor to the late Leslie Nightingale and Vivian Anderson McLaughlin on Oct. 19, 1951. She worked most of her life as a sales associate at Hannaford’s for 20-plus years and the last 13 years for Renys.
ORONO Dr. Charles Walter Major, 92, died reluctantly (so many books left unread, “Game of Thrones” isn’t finished!) on Aug. 1, 2018, in Bangor, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 30, 1926, to Charles David Major and Alice Marie (Rabbitt) Major in Framingham, Mass.; a time when movies were 10 cents, and a
Marion O. Merrithew of Stockton Springs, Washington, D.C., Arlington, Va., and Belfast, died Aug. 13, 2018, at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast. She was born in Stockton Springs on July 21, 1926, the daughter of Clyde and Orillie Merrithew. Marion graduated from Stockton Springs High School, and Beals Business College in Bangor. After employment
Dorothy J. Wheatley, 89, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Sussman House in Rockport following an extended illness. Born in Waltham, Mass., June 19, 1929, she was the daughter of Hector G. and Minnie Fullerton Sanders. Educated in local schools, Dorothy graduated from Dean Academy and Junior College in June of 1949. In September of
Frank W. Rankin, 85, second-generation owner/operator of Rankins Inc., died early Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at his home after an extended illness. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To share a memory or story with Mr.
SORRENTO Priscilla Leota Clark, 89, died Aug. 8, 2018, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born in Gardiner, July 12, 1929, the daughter of Clinton H. and Leata (Littlefield) Barrett. She attended Gardiner and Sullivan public schools and graduated from Washington State Teachers College, Class of 1951. Priscilla taught school for several years in the
ELLSWORTH With great sadness, we are announcing the unexpected passing of Patricia Anne Cyr Langlais on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at her home in Ellsworth. She was born in Lewiston on Feb. 9, 1955, the daughter of Edward and Jeannine (Vincent) Cyr. Patty graduated from Lewiston High School in 1973 and married her high school
Marjorie A. Conway, 92, wife of Herbert M. Conway, died July 25, 2018, at Vinalhaven Eldercare. Born in Vinalhaven on Oct. 12, 1925, she was the daughter of Wendell and Leola (Bradstreet) Smith and was a member of the class of 1944 at Vinalhaven High School. On Jan. 29, 1947, she married Herbert M. Conway.