Death Notices Week of July 19

Death Notices Week of July 19

Washington County   Jonathan Mark Bunker, 32, of Steuben, June 27. Graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, Cambridge. Lillian B. Connor, 92, of Princeton, July 7 at Marshall’s Healthcare Facility, Machias. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, Princeton Baptist Church. Burial, Somerville, N.J. Mariam Kelley Doherty, 91, of Machias, June 30 at

Natalie E. Smith

Natalie E. Smith

JONESBORO Natalie E. Smith of Jonesboro passed away on July 5, 2018, at Courtland Living Center in Ellsworth. Born on Nov. 17, 1918, to Anna White Smith and Ozias Smith, she was a lifelong resident of Jonseboro. Natalie graduated from the Bangor Maine School of Commerce 1939. She worked for the Department of Human Services

Gerald Orrin Gray

Gerald Orrin Gray

SEDGWICK Gerald Orrin Gray, 81, of Sedgwick passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018, at the Island Nursing Home in Deer Isle, just a few hours shy of his 82nd birthday. He was born on July 11, 1936, in Castine. Gerald, more frequently known as Jerry, loved to help others and would do anything for

Jonathan Tatum Hayes

Jonathan Tatum Hayes

ELLSWORTH Jonathan Tatum Hayes, the much-loved first child of Anne and Leonidas Hayes, died in his sleep at his home in Ellsworth on May 5, 2018, with his brother and sister-in-law by his side. He was 64 years old and had Down syndrome. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., on June 19, 1953, Jon was predeceased by

JOHN F. MASTROVITO

JOHN F. MASTROVITO

COREA JOHN F. MASTROVITO John was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Feb. 11, 1931, the son of John & Adelaide Mastrovito. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954. John loved playing saxophone from the age of 12. He graduated from Berklee School of

Jon “Jack” Robert Forni

Jon “Jack” Robert Forni

ELLSWORTH Jon “Jack” Robert Forni, February 10, 1941 – July 7, 2018 Jack Forni, age 77, of Ellsworth, ME., passed away on July 7th after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jack was born February 10, 1941, on Hancock Point where he was raised by his loving parents Dante and Mary Forni, along with

Richard Bartley Foster

Richard Bartley Foster

LITTLETON, NH Richard Bartley Foster, 1/14/59 – 7/3/18. Richard “Bart” Foster of Littleton, N.H., passed away July 3, 2018, in the company of his beloved dog, Jack. He was the son of the late Richard L. Foster and Elizabeth Modehn Foster, formerly of Bedford, N.H. “Bart” was born in Middletown, CT, grew up in Bedford,

Fordyce Ewing Van Winkle

Fordyce Ewing Van Winkle

SORRENTO AND HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Fordyce Ewing Van Winkle, 12/29/1927 – 6/16/2018. Fordy was born on December 29, 1927 in New York City, the daughter of William Francis Cochran Ewing and Emily Fordyce Dodge.  She attended Bennington College and then married George W. Staempfli with whom she had two daughters. Fordy got great pleasure

Death Notices Week of July 5

Death Notices Week of July 5

Washington County   Mary Edna Kelley Cook, 98, of Pembroke, July 1 at Calais Regional Hospital. Graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, Clarkside Cemterey, Pembroke. Betty Lou Garnett, 79, of Steuben, June 28. Service July 3, Steuben Union Church. Celebration of life, Labor Day weekend. Adam Wayne Jamieson, 40, of Perry, June 27. Visitation

Dr. Malcolm Julian Slakter

Dr. Malcolm Julian Slakter

HONOLULU, HAWAII Dr. Malcolm Julian Slakter, ‘’Mickey,’, 89, of Honolulu, Hawaii, a retired professor of statistics, educational measurement and education, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Buffalo, N.Y., passed away on June 12, 2018, at home. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He spent his early years growing up in Utica, N.Y., and later many

Sheila Salsbury Morse McManus

Sheila Salsbury Morse McManus

OTIS Sheila Salsbury Morse McManus, 57, died unexpectedly June 30, 2018, at home. She was born April 12, 1961, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Errold M. and Margaret E. (Smith) Salsbury. Sheila attended Ellsworth High School, Class of 1979 and spent time living in California during her junior year. She graduated from Husson University in

Betty Lou Garnett

Betty Lou Garnett

STEUBEN Betty Lou Garnett, 79, went home peacefully to be with her savior, Jesus Christ, surrounded by her loving family on June 28, 2018. Betty was a hard-working woman in her younger years. She held many jobs while raising her four children. Betty worked as a CNA, bookkeeper, a waitress, beautician, wreath maker, clam digger

Paul Grew Birdsall

Paul Grew Birdsall

PENOBSOT Paul Grew Birdsall was born in Massachusetts to Paul M. Birdsall and Helen Grew Birdsall on June 4, 1927. He skied, skated and loved the outdoors. He was schooled at Phillips Exeter Academy then on to Harvard University, where he graduated with a master’s in English. He served in Korea, then came home, traveling

Mary Ellen Gilley

Mary Ellen Gilley

SURRY Mary Ellen Gilley, 96, died July 2, 2018, at her home in Surry. She was born June 1, 1922, in Clarksburg, W.Va., the daughter of Russell M. and Mabel (Wolfe) Hertzog. Mary Ellen attended the University of West Virginia and graduated from the University of Maryland as a registered nurse, where she met her

Mary “Cindy” M. Owen

Mary “Cindy” M. Owen

BAR HARBOR Mary “Cindy” M. Owen, 92, died July 1, 2018, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She is survived by her loving husband, Harry; daughter Carol Fortier and husband, Gary, of Ellsworth and granddaughter Jenn Fortier and partner, Elias Ayrey. A celebration of life and complete obituary will be announced later on this

Miles King Grindle

Miles King Grindle

EDDINGTON AND SEAL HARBOR Miles King Grindle, 89, passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side June 30, 2018, at the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor. He was born June 28, 1929, in Somesville, the son of Chester G. and Irene V. (Miles) Grindle. Miles graduated from Gilman High School in the Class of 1948.

Roberta (Dutton) Sawyer

Roberta (Dutton) Sawyer

STEUBEN   Roberta (Dutton) Sawyer, 93, of Steuben died suddenly on June 20, 2018, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Roberta was born on May 16, 1925, the only child of Phillip S. Dutton and Marion (Davis) Dutton of Steuben. Roberta traced her Dutton and Shaw ancestors in America back to the early 1600s and

Death Notices Week of June 28

Death Notices Week of June 28

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. Barry A. Burns, 81, of Calais, June 24 at Calais Regional Hospital. Visiting 9 a.m., Burial Mass 10 a.m. today, Thursday, June 28, Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Calais. Burial Calais

Ralph L. Bennoch

Ralph L. Bennoch

ELLSWORTH Ralph L. Bennoch, 91, son of Ralph L. and Emma P. Bennoch, died June 23, 2018, at his home in Ellsworth. He was born in Dedham on Sept. 24, 1926. Ralph graduated from Ellsworth High School in the Class of 1944. He retired from the Ellsworth post office and then continued to work at

Patricia A. (Hooper) Farr

Patricia A. (Hooper) Farr

BROOKSVILLE Patricia A. (Hooper) Farr, 75, of Brooksville, died Friday, June 22, in Bangor after a brief but valiant battle with cancer. Pat was born in Quincy, Mass., on June 16, 1943, the daughter of Clifton and Helen (Gillick) Hooper. Pat is survived by her husband of 50 years, Philip Farr of Brooksville; son, Shawn