• Ellsworth

    Death Notices Week of March 29

    Washington County   Dorothy Ann (Griffin) Ashley, 82, of Easley, S.C., March 18. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, Ashley Family Cemetery, East Machias. George Leroy Flynn, 88, of Bucks Harbor, March 18 at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor. Memorial service March 23, McClure Family Funeral Home, Machias. Linda Joyce Leighton, 75, of Lubec, March 26 at Bangor. Graveside service, June, Lamson Cemetery, Lubec.   Hancock County   Tyler Forrest Baez, 24, of Lamoine, March 22 at his home. Service 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, Jordan Fernald, Ellsworth. Private interment. Michael Harvard Bellatty, 60, of Franklin, March 20 at his home. Celebration of life 4 p.m.,…

  • Camden

    Salvatore T. Vella notice

    Salvatore T Vella passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 16,1938, and a graduate of Georgia Tech, Sal was an international banker at Citibank, American Express and others in New York and abroad. In 1986 he relocated to Maine and bought the Camden Harbour Inn, which he ran for 20 years. He is survived by his son, Roger L Vella, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; his …

  • Camden

    John A. Bly notice

    John Allen Bly has left this world. His sweet and noble soul took flight Sunday morning, March 25, 2018. His last few days were spent at Sussman House in the loving care of his family, friends and the hospice staff of angels. A memorial dance and celebration of John’s wonderful life will take place April 7 at the St. George Elementary School Gy , Tenants Harbor, from 5 to 10 p.m. There will be a potluck supper …

  • Ellsworth

    Michael Harvard Bellatty

    FRANKLIN Michael Harvard Bellatty passed away peacefully at home on March 20 with family by his side. He was born in Presque Isle July 15, 1957, to Harvard Ralph Bellatty (deceased) and Vena (Teddy) Hamel Bellatty (Giles), still with us. Mike is celebrating in heaven with the Lord. Left behind is his caregiver and loving wife, Kenda; children, Michael, Angela, Tommy, Eddie and Natalie; Kenda’s dad, Ken; daughters, Holly, Sammi, Betsy and Sarah; sisters, Lynn and Carol; brothers, Bill, PF, Eric and all of their extended families; seven grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mike would have wanted to mention Uncle Bill, Aunt Royce and baby Kenda, who all had…

  • Ellsworth

    Lloyd E. Norwood Jr.

    NORTHEAST HARBOR Lloyd E. Norwood Jr., 78, passed away surrounded by his loving family at Mount Desert Island Hospital on Thursday, March 22, following a brief illness. He was born on June 15, 1939, the son of Lloyd Norwood Sr. and Janet Farnsworth Norwood. Lloyd is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judith Stanley Norwood, and their three children, Cheryl Norwood Kennedy and her husband, Bill, of Kennebunk, Robert Norwood and his wife, Christine, of Northeast Harbor and Teresa Norwood Clark and her friend Bradley Gray of Northeast Harbor. He loved to spend time with his six grandchildren, Christopher, Andrew, Travis, Sarah, Mea and Spencer, regaling them with stories…

  • Ellsworth

    Ralph Byron Pinkham

    HANCOCK Ralph Byron Pinkham of Hancock passed away peacefully at home on March 2, 2018. He was born Aug. 14, 1955, in Chelsea, Mass., to Florence and Ralph Pinkham. After high school, Ralph was in the Navy for four years. He then came home to Maine, where he cooked at Crazy Gils, was a CNA at Sonogee and worked at Yesterday’s Children for many years. He enjoyed working with the residents and creating lasting memories for all. His last job, however, was his favorite. He worked for Seaside Painting alongside of one of his best buds, Henry Holbrook. The dynamic duo lived life to the fullest and always brought the…