• Death Notices Week of Feb. 22

    Washington County   Delbert Lester Caler, 62, of Harrington, Feb. 14. Celebration of life 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, Harrington Grammar School. Rodney Evans Fitch, 87, of Princeton, Feb. 16 at Seaport Village, Ellsworth. Spring celebration of life. Marion Shirley (Ellsmore) Foss, 90, of Machias, Feb. 9 at Machias. Memorial service 1 p.m.

  • Thomas Ralph Smith

    Thomas Ralph Smith

    MILBRIDGE Thomas Ralph Smith passed away peacefully on Feb. 18, 2018, after a long illness. He was born to Lorraine and Ralph Smith on Jan. 10, 1954, in Bar Harbor. Tommy was a man who marched to the beat of his own drum; he was a talented musician and music was in his heart and

  • Helen Sloane Dudman

    Helen Sloane Dudman

    ELLSWORTH Helen Sloane Dudman, 93, businesswoman, broadcaster, and civic leader, died Feb. 19, 2018, at Parker Ridge in Blue Hill. Her husband of 69 years, the journalist Richard Dudman, died last August. She is survived by her daughters Iris Dudman and Martha Dudman and four grandchildren: Georgia and Richard Howland and Rosa and Lillian Mayer.

  • Mary Ellen Hutchinson

    STONINGTON Mary Ellen Hutchinson passed away on Feb. 14, 2018, at Eastern Maine Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 30, 1950, in Blue Hill, the daughter of Fred A. and Fannie A. (Atherton) Jones. Mary lived most of her adult life in Stonington, raising her family, driving the school

  • Christine “Ellen” (Andrews) Eaton

    Christine “Ellen” (Andrews) Eaton

    BROOKLIN Christine “Ellen” (Andrews) Eaton, 70, died peacefully after years of battling multiple sclerosis on Feb. 16, 2018, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born Dec. 13, 1947, in Castine, the daughter of Thornton A. Andrews and Jacqueline E. (Redman) Andrews. After graduating from high school in Brooklin, Ellen enjoyed being home on Little Deer

  • Gerhard Schaefer

    Gerhard Schaefer

    VENICE, FLA. Gerhard Schaefer, 83, died on Jan. 30, 2018, in Venice, Fla., after a battle with cancer. He was born on Dec. 21, 1934, to Ella and Georg Schaefer on a small island in the Elbe River, Germany, called Finkenwerder. After the war ended, Gerhard was appointed to learn the trade of a mason

  • Mary Ann Waldron

    WINTER HARBOR Mary Ann Waldron, 76, died Feb. 13, 2018, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1942, in Teaneck, N.J., the daughter of Aubrey W. and Helen (Stantial) Jones. Mary Ann moved to Massachusetts as a toddler and lived in Melrose and Malden. She graduated from Fryeburg Academy and Simmons College. She worked

  • Helen Morey (Welch)

    Helen Morey (Welch)

    DEER ISLE Helen Morey (Welch) of Deer Isle passed away peacefully on Feb. 13, 2018, at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital. Born Oct 12, 1934, Helen was the beloved daughter of Arlie Judkins and stepfather Francis Judkins; and father Clarence Welch. An avid athlete and dedicated student, Helen graduated from Stonington High School in 1953 with

  • Gloria Elaine Mitchell

    Gloria Elaine Mitchell

    TRENTON Gloria Elaine Mitchell, 82, of Trenton, passed away Feb. 12, 2018. She was predeceased by her parents and two sons, James Mitchell and Carlton Mitchell Jr. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Carlton Mitchell Sr., sons, Lawrence E. Mitchell and Kenneth P. Mitchell and wife, Sonya L. Mitchell, daughter-in-law Rebecca Mitchell

  • Death Notices Week of Feb. 15

    Washington County   Annemarie Ruth Alice Davis, 70, of Machiasport, Feb. 4. Celebration of life Feb. 10, Larrabee Baptist Church, Machiasport. L. Vance Davis, 78, of Cutler, January 13 at Jonesport. Graveside service New Cutler Cemetery, June. Lawrence W. Gillespie, 86, of Calais, Feb. 7. Service Feb. 14, Calais Cemetery. Viola (Mattson) Robbins Payson, RN,