• Death Notices: Week of Nov. 23

    Hancock County Eleanor Brown Curtis, 89, of Lisbon, formerly of Ellsworth,  November 12 at her home. Graveside service at a later date, Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Cindy F. Gardner, 60, of Ellsworth, November 7 at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. Celebration of life 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, December 2, Big Cats Catering, Trenton. David Wayne

  • Betty Martin

    Betty Martin

    ELLSWORTH Betty Estelle Martin, 93, resident of Ellsworth, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at her home in Ellsworth. Betty was born in Lamoine, April 20, 1924, daughter of Charles Main Martin Sr. and Zelma Celia (Walker) Martin. She graduated from Hancock High School. She worked for many years in the local textile industry. She was

  • G. Dean Hoke

    G. Dean Hoke

    ORLAND G. Dean Hoke, 64, passed away Nov. 14, 2017, in Ellsworth. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Feb. 4, 1953, the oldest son of George and Mary (Little) Hoke. He graduated from E. Stroudsburg H.S. in 1971 and Ryder Technical Institute in 1973. Upon graduation, he was employed by RCA in Lancaster, Pa.

  • Eleanor Curtis

    Eleanor Curtis

    LISBON Eleanor Brown Curtis, 89, of Lisbon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at her home at The Lamp Memory Care Center, after a long illness. She was born on Sept. 19, 1928, in Princeton, Maine, the youngest daughter of the late C. Elwood and Marjorie (Mason) Brown. Eleanor graduated from Husson College

  • David Griffin

    David Griffin

    HANCOCK David Wayne Griffin, 70, resident of Hancock died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Eastern Maine Medical Center following an illness, with his loving family at his side. David was born in Ellsworth on July 12, 1947. He grew up on Egypt stream in Franklin. He attended the Franklin public schools and in 1966 he

  • Austin Jordan, Jr.

    Austin Jordan, Jr.

    FRANKLIN Austin “Eddy” Jordan Jr., 64, of Franklin passed away peacefully Nov. 16, 2017, at his childhood home, “The Farm” in Hancock, with loved ones by his side. He was born June 29, 1953, in Bar Harbor, to the late Austin Eddy Jordan Sr. and Rachael Collen (Blaisdell) Jordan. He leaves behind a daughter, Deirdre

  • June Parker

    June Parker

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. June Lorraine Chandler Parker passed away on Nov. 13, 2017. For over 74 years she was married to the late Dr. John E. (Jack) Parker Jr. June, born on March 19, 1919, in Schenectady, N.Y., was the only child of Benjamin Irving and Mildred Chandler. She grew up loving the winter activities of

  • Death Notices: Week of Nov. 16

    Hancock County   Pauline Ruth Gray Astbury, 89, of Sedgwick. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Penobscot United Methodist Church. Private burial, Camp Stream Cemetery, West Sedgwick. Harriet Louise (Barnard) Burnham, 89, of Bar Harbor, Nov. 13 at Bar Harbor. Private service. Charlotte H. Campbell, 83, of Deer Isle, Nov. 2. Celebration of life 11

  • Alana Pinkham

    Alana Pinkham

    STEUBEN Alana Ruth Pinkham, a beautiful soul, age 89, passed away peacefully on Nov. 10, 2017, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, with her family members by her side. She was born April 11, 1928, in Milbridge, to the late Edith Strout and Lonnie Strout. Alana grew up in Milbridge, attended Milbridge Elementary School and graduated

  • Harriet Burnham

    BAR HARBOR Harriet Louise (Barnard) Burnham, 89, died Nov. 13, 2017, in Bar Harbor. She was born Oct. 9, 1928, in Bloomfield, Conn., the daughter of Raymond Harrison and Martha (Miller) Barnard. Harriet grew up in Bloomfield, Conn., on “Wintonbury Farm” with her siblings and large extended family. She married Dwight A. Burnham in 1952