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Ellen Patricia Weed

Ellen Patricia Weed

ELLSWORTH Ellen Patricia Weed, 82, died Nov. 18, 2018, at her home in Ellsworth with her devoted husband of 63 years at her side. She was born in Calais on July 13, 1936, the daughter of Ralph Lorenzo and Ceciel Bernice (Sprague) Scott. Raised in East Machias, Ellen graduated from Washington Academy as valedictorian of

Jessica A. Grindle

Jessica A. Grindle

BLUE HILL Jessica A. Grindle, 37, died unexpectedly in July 2018 in Blue Hill. She was born in Blue Hill Oct. 10, 1980, the daughter of Perry “Bill” W. and Sharon A. Grindle. Jessica attended school in Blue Hill and graduated from George Stevens Academy, Class of 1998. She had an amazing adventurous spirit. Jessica

David Michael Jodrey Sr.

David Michael Jodrey Sr.

WALTHAM David Michael Jodrey Sr., 55, died Nov. 14, 2018, at his home in Waltham of apparent heart failure. He was born in Marlborough, Mass., Sept. 9, 1963, the son of Lawrence Harold and Cherylene (Coulter) Jodrey and natural father Arthur “Butch” Richards III. He enjoyed hunting, farming and for the past two years David

Alma Graham

Alma Graham

CRESTON, IOWA Alma Graham, 67, of Creston, Iowa, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center, 809 W. Montgomery St. in Creston, Rev. Mary O’Riley, officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to the

Stephen K. Somers

Stephen K. Somers

ELLSWORTH Stephen K. Somers, 64, died Nov. 12, 2018, in Bangor. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., June 15, 1954, the son of Montford L. and Jacqueline (Scott) Somers. Stephen graduated from Brewer High School and attended Husson College. He served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves from 1973-2012. He served in Iraq

Stanton D. Beane

Stanton D. Beane

STEUBEN Stanton D. Beane, 83, passed away peacefully Nov. 8, 2018, surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born May 18, 1935, in Bangor, the son of Dudley F. and Blanche E. (Doughty) Beane. Stan entered the U.S. Navy in 1968, serving as a torpedo man, for 20 years. He was honorably discharged as

Hazel M. Phinney (Robinson)

Hazel M. Phinney (Robinson)

SORRENTO Hazel M. Phinney (Robinson), 88, born Dec. 23, 1929, in Steuben, passed away peacefully Nov. 11, 2018, at home surrounded by family. Hazel’s interests included gardening, cooking, shopping and caring for children. She was an active member of the Sullivan town office doing bingo and managing the thrift store for many years. Hazel is

Robert John Hoffmann

Robert John Hoffmann

ORLAND Robert John Hoffmann, 72, of Orland, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Northern Light EMMC in Bangor from complications due to pancreatic cancer. Robert was born on Aug. 26, 1946, in Ulm, Germany, the first son of Hans and Klara Hoffmann. He and his parents immigrated to the United States in 1952, when

Vinal Albert Foss

Vinal Albert Foss

ELLSWORTH Vinal Albert Foss of Ellsworth passed away at his residence on Nov. 6, 2018, after a period of declining health. He was born to Vinal Andrew and Mabel (Guilford) Foss on Jan. 29, 1938, in Ellsworth. While Vinal spent many of his years in Ellsworth, he also lived in Stetson and Belfast, as well

Marcia Joyce Hutchins

Marcia Joyce Hutchins

PENOBSCOT Marcia Joyce Hutchins, born in Castine on May 25, 1944, passed away on Nov. 7 at the age of 74. She lived her entire life in Penobscot with her parents, Hoyt Trafton Hutchins and Pauline Alfreda (Elliott) Hutchins, who lovingly nurtured her in a caring community of family and friends. Her pesky brother built

William (Bill) Emerson Sr.

William (Bill) Emerson Sr.

EASTBROOK William (Bill) Emerson Sr. died following a long struggle with rheumatoid arthritis on Nov. 3, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Prospect Harbor April 27, 1946, the son of Bernard (Brownie) and Phyllis (Briggs) Emerson. He graduated from Sumner Memorial High School. In 1967, he married his high school sweetheart

Phillip F. McFarland

Phillip F. McFarland

SARASOTA, FLA. Phillip F. McFarland passed away quietly on Nov. 5, 2018, in Sarasota, Fla., after a long illness. He was born Sept. 25, 1924, in Trenton, the son of Iva (Stairs) and Jay S. McFarland. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. After the war, he graduated from Becker Junior College in 1949.

Barbara Davis Larkin

Barbara Davis Larkin

ORLAND Barbara Davis Larkin, 89, of Orland died on Oct. 30, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Auburn, N.Y., the second child of William Frederick Davis and Janet (Bridgeman) Davis. She attended public schools in Auburn, N.Y., and was a 1951 graduate of Plattsburgh State Teachers College with a

Elizabeth P.S. Esher (nee Smith)

Elizabeth P.S. Esher (nee Smith)

HARLEYSVILLE, PA Elizabeth P.S. Esher (nee Smith), 83, of Harleysville and formerly of Baltimore, Md., and Winter Harbor, passed away on Oct. 22, 2018. Wife of the late Joseph Robert Esher and preceded in death by her longtime companion Robert Waterfall. Mother of Hugh Sisson (Janet), Christopher Sisson (Joanne) and Mercer Sisson (Nancy), stepmother of

Elizabeth Giles

Elizabeth Giles

ELLSWORTH Elizabeth Giles, 85, died Nov. 6, 2018, at her home. She was born in Lancaster, Ky., Oct. 20, 1932, the daughter of Jake and Fannie Middleton. Elizabeth enjoyed visiting her family and friends in the Ohio Valley. She worked for many years as an assistant at a chiropractor office. She loved cooking and gardening.

Lois W. Walker

Lois W. Walker

SOUTHWICK, MASS. Lois W. Walker, 90, passed away peacefully Nov. 2, 2018. Born Nov. 19, 1927, in West Franklin, she was a daughter to the late Virgil and Laura (Williams) Wilbur. She was employed at W.T. Grant and later with Preferred Electronics, both in Westfield. She also traveled back home to Maine during several summers

Ruth Moore Barker

Ruth Moore Barker

VEAZIE AND STEUBEN Ruth Moore Barker, 100, died Nov. 3, 2018, at Ross Manor in Bangor. She was born in Steuben on July 9, 1918, to Ralph W. and Eva (Whalen) Moore, the oldest of their five children. Ruth’s father, who owned the local grocery store, had 12-year-old Ruth driving his delivery truck as part

Leslie Alfred Clark

Leslie Alfred Clark

FRANKLIN Leslie Alfred Clark, 93, lifelong resident of Franklin, passed away on Oct. 31, 2018, at home after a long and productive life. He was born April 29, 1925, in Franklin, the son of Clyde R. and Hattie V. (Harriman) Clark. One of the “Greatest Generation,” Les served in the U.S. Navy in WWII from