Wayne C. Gatchell passed away at home July 13, 2018, surrounded by those who loved him best, after a knock-down, drag-out fight with esophageal cancer. He was 54 years old. Wayne was predeceased by his beloved father William C. Gatchell Jr. of Searsport and his favorite Uncle Philip “Butchy” Osle of Unionville, Conn. He is
Edward L. Weiner, 67, Belfast passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was well-traveled and lived life to its fullest; through wit and charm, he always saw the glass half full. He is survived by his five children: Unique, Shane, Adam, Cayla and Drew. He will be dearly missed. A celebration of life will
David Downey, 61, passed away, after a long illness, on July 12, 2018, in Belfast. David was born in Brooks to the late William L and Gloria (Nelson) Downey and grew up in Dedham, Mass. David was predeceased by his parents, his brother Bradford and by his girlfriend Jackie Hynds. Surviving are his brother Mark
David Downey, 61, passed away, after a long illness, on July 12, 2018, in Belfast. David was born in Boston to the late William L and Gloria (Nelson) Downey and grew up in Dedham, Mass. David was predeceased by his parents, his brother Bradford and by his girlfriend Jackie Hynds. Surviving are his brother Mark
Mary E. (Corbett) Bailey, a longtime resident of the Belfast area passed away peacefully at Waldo County General Hospital on Friday, July 6, 2018, due to complications from a heart condition. She was born in Augusta on Oct. 26, 1939, the daughter of the late Earl J. Corbett and the late Louise Albert Corbett Palmer.
Alice Bailey Lester of Unity died at 87 years young on July 5, 2018, at home. Those who knew her will miss her greatly. She knew a lot of people in the area between Newport and Belfast. We would have liked to let everyone know individually but that was an impossible task. Her children, grandchildren
Donald Sholes Thompson — “Sam” — left this world July 8, 2018, at the age of 93, in Belfast. Sam was born March 29, 1925, at home in Belfast, during a late winter blizzard to George C. Thompson and Amy Perkins Sholes. He graduated from Crosby High School in 1942 and enlisted in the Navy.
Mary F. Gray: April 9 1932 – July 3, 2018. Mary Sienna passed away peacefully July 3. She loved Maine, dancing, family, buttons, rocks, antiques, books, Belfast, Senior College, walking the beach, Penobscot Shores, and all those she touched by just being herself. Mary Sienna was born in Washington, D.C., to Catherine R. Ford and
Ronald G. Howard, 77, of Ruskin, Fla., passed away June 25, 2018. Ron was born in New Jersey, where he lived until moving to Ruskin, Fla., in 2006 with his wife Margaret “Margo” Howard (McMahon). He is survived by his wife Margo; his loving children, Ron (Michelle) of North Carolina, Donna (Paul Henry) of Florida,
Tina Marie (Welch) Spaulding passed away July 1, 2018, at her home in Knox. Tina was born Dec. 19, 1982, in Belfast, the daughter of Robert and Kathryn (Cousins) Welch. Tina was an amazing daughter, sister, mother, niece and friend to so many people. Tina touched the lives of every person who had the privilege
Sandra Strahan 74, passed away unexpectedly June 28, 2018, at the home she and her husband of 40 years, Chip Bradstreet, shared in Stockton Springs. Sandra’s father was in the Navy, so Sandra spent much of her youth living in many areas of the United States, but always returned to the coast of Maine to
Larry H. Tucker, 85, of Morrill passed away July 2, 2018. He was born in May 1933, in Belfast, in the home of his aunt and uncle, the late Priscilla Alden (nee Fortier) and Dr. Richard P. Jones. Known as “The Pitcher House,” Dr. Jones, as was the practice then, had his offices in the
Eugene S. Bowen, 82, of Belfast passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 1, 2018, in Belfast. He was born Jan. 16, 1936, in Belfast, the son of Sidney and Hazel (Heath) Bowen. Gene attended Crosby High School and after school went on to work in the woods managing wood lots that supplied
Harriet A. Brierley, 85, passed away at home July 2, 2018. Born in Camden to the late Willis and Frances Gerrish, she grew up on Appleton Ridge in Searsmont. Harriet worked at Penobscot Frozen Food for 22 years. She loved raising the calves on the farm, baking pies and biscuits, picking berries, playing cards and
Rudolph “Rudy” E. Carroll, 57, passed away unexpectedly at home June 27, 2018. Rudy was born in Belfast on July 30, 1960, to Irene Suddy and Ross Carroll. He attended Searsport High School (graduating in 1978) and the University of Maine, graduating in 1995 with a degree in electrical engineering. Rudy worked as the director
Irene C. Thorndike, 89, of Belfast, entered into God’s Kingdom on June 28, 2018. She was born in Ellsworth on June 24, 1929, to John and Dora (Bunker) Thorndike. Irene graduated from Crosby High School, class of 1948. She retired in 2005 after working as a clerk at City Hall for 34 years. Irene loved