• Death Notices Week of Sept. 21

    Washington County   Shawn P. Bagley, 67, East Machias, Sept. 10. Service Sept. 15, Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta. Guenther E. Classen, 92, of Harrington, Sept. 12 at his home. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Ellsworth Janice Waddell Eklund, 73, of Steuben, Aug. 30 at her home. Burial 1

  • Connie Speaker Birkenmeier

    BAR HARBOR Connie Speaker Birkenmeier, 76, died unexpectedly Sept. 12, 2017, in Bar Harbor. She was born May 30, 1941, in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Chauncey Speaker and Olivetta Blake. Connie graduated from Jefferson Union High School in Richmond, Ohio, and Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio. She pursued a master’s degree

  • Carroll Joseph Swazey

    Carroll Joseph Swazey

    TRENTON Carroll Joseph (Joe or Joey) Swazey, 72, passed away Sept. 16, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born in Ellsworth Falls, on June 14, 1945. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carolyn Williams Swazey, his son, Mark Swazey of Trenton, his daughter, Jodie Swazey Walters, and husband, Michael, granddaughter Mikayal

  • Jean Iverson Crowley

    LAMOINE AND LAKE WALES, FLA. Jean Iverson Crowley, 74, passed away at her home after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born in Bar Harbor, July 23, 1943, daughter of Arthur O. and Helena (Hodgkins) Iverson. She attended school in Bar Harbor. Jean loved watching the Red Sox, loved Tom Brady, but had her

  • Anna (Banana) Marie Jediny

    Anna (Banana) Marie Jediny

    TRENTON Anna (Banana) Marie Jediny, age 59, beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt and very dear friend to many, passed away in her home peacefully on Sept. 13, 2017, after a difficult battle with cancer. Anna was born on March 27, 1958, at Pepperell Air Force Base in Saint Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, to John Jediny

  • Kevin John Dyer Jr.

    Kevin John Dyer Jr.

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Kevin John Dyer Jr., 28, died suddenly on Sept. 11, 2017. He was born in Ellsworth, June 22, 1989, the son of Kevin John Dyer, Sr. and Deana Dyer-Clemons. He attended Pemetic Grammar School and MDI High School. Kevin loved to spend time with his friends, siblings, niece and nephews. He enjoyed video

  • Frederick Jagels

    Frederick Jagels

    ELLSWORTH Frederick Jagels, 73, died Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. He was born in Rockland, Aug. 10, 1944, the son of Frederick B. and Alberta (Knight) Jagels. He graduated from Deering High School, Portland, Class of 1962 and the University of Maine, studying agricultural engineering, in 1968. He was a member of Tau Kappa

  • Jan Eklund

    Jan Eklund

    STEUBEN Born Janice Waddell in Quincy, Mass., on Sept. 27, 1943, she left as Jan Eklund on Aug. 30, 2017. She was a beloved wife, mother, Grammy, Mimi and friend. Passing unexpectedly from multiple medical events, Janice nevertheless went peacefully in the comfort of her own home while surrounded by her grown children, many grandchildren

  • Harry Leon Hardison

    Harry Leon Hardison

    SULLIVAN Harry Leon Hardison, 79, of Sullivan passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sept. 12, 2017. He was born Dec. 29, 1937, in Sullivan to Helen West Hardison and Maynard Hardison of Sullivan. He lived in Sullivan all his life. He went to join his loving wife of 52 years, Sandra. He leaves behind

  • Bradford C. Gray

    BAR HARBOR Bradford C. Gray joined his wife, Barbara, on Sept. 10, 2017. Brad and Barb had been the owners of several businesses, first, with a store on Norway Drive and finally with Emery’s Cottages on Sand Point. Brad always enjoyed playing golf in Bar Harbor and in Fort Myers, where he and Barb spent