• Marilyn J. (Wallace) Butler

    Marilyn J. (Wallace) Butler

    PROSPECT HARBOR Marilyn J. (Wallace) Butler, 87, passed away July 5, 2020, at her daughter’s home, surrounded by those who loved her. She was born to Lillian Harriman, Lawrie Wallace and Shirley Wallace in Franklin on Dec. 20, 1932. She grew up amongst several siblings at Hog Bay, where she attended a one-room schoolhouse. She

  • Maple A. Flanders (Gaspar) Conary

    Maple A. Flanders (Gaspar) Conary

    ORLAND Maple A. Flanders (Gaspar) Conary, 87, of Orland, wife of the late Raymond T. Conary, passed away peacefully July 10, 2020, at home with her longtime caregiver and friend, Anna Jones, by her side. She was born in Waterville on March 24, 1933, the daughter of Frederick and Ellen (Hayden) Flanders. Maple worked primarily

  • Diane Lynn Young

    Diane Lynn Young

    ELLSWORTH Diane Lynn Young, 70, died July 11, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Bar Harbor, Nov. 16, 1949, the daughter of Alden M. and Florence M. (Clayton) Jordan. Diane graduated from MDI High School, Class of 1968. She was an avid animal lover and had a number of pets over the years.

  • James M. “Jamie” Wentworth

    James M. “Jamie” Wentworth

    VERONA ISLAND and Windham James M. “Jamie” Wentworth passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, July 6, 2020. Jamie was born April 3, 1966, the son of the late Charles and Barbara (Wight) Wentworth. Jamie is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sue Gray Wentworth, and a son, Michael James, age 7. Due to

  • Charles A. Clapper Jr.

    Charles A. Clapper Jr.

    BUCKSPORT Charles A. Clapper Jr., 91, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 23, 1929, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Dr. Charles and Florence Clapper. He spent most of his adult life in Bucksport, where he raised his 12 children with his wife of 67 years,

  • Emery G. Purslow

    Emery G. Purslow

    HANCOCK Emery G. Purslow, 85, died after a lengthy illness, at his home in Hancock, on June 24, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. He was born on Sept. 6, 1934, in Nimes, France, the son of Donald Purslow and Marianne (Dumas) Purslow. He came to live in Hancock in 1940. Emery graduated Maine Maritime

  • Leonard W. Getchell

    Leonard W. Getchell

    DEBLOIS Leonard W. Getchell passed away peacefully with his children by his side July 6, 2020, at EMMC, Bangor. “Lenny” was 75. Lenny was born June 3, 1945, in Bangor, to Harold O. Getchell Sr. and Avis L. (Pinkham) Getchell. Lenny was predeceased by his mother and father. Lenny is survived by his brother, Harold

  • Mark A. Davis

    Mark A. Davis

    WINTER HARBOR Mark A. Davis died suddenly of natural causes Thursday, June 11, 2020. He was born in Huntington, W.Va., Aug. 31, 1958, and was adopted by his mother, Betty Jean, on Valentine’s Day 1960. When she remarried, her husband, William Davis, adopted Mark into his heart, as well. In the late 1970s, Mark joined

  • Chesley Lawson Yurchick Jr.

    Chesley Lawson Yurchick Jr.

    BLUE HILL Chesley Lawson Yurchick Jr., 43, passed away unexpectedly on July 2, 2020, at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Chuck learned he had cancer five weeks before his untimely death. He was born on May 15, 1977, weighing 10 pounds, 10 ounces, in Austin, Texas, to Debbie Kittle and Chesley Yurchick

  • Elizabeth “Liz” Louise McVay

    Elizabeth “Liz” Louise McVay

    ELLSWORTH and Lake Wales, Fla. The family of Liz McVay, 77, are saddened to announce her very unexpected passing on Aug. 31, 2019, in Lake Wales, Fla. Liz was born Nov. 11, 1941, in Bronx, N.Y., daughter of John McVay of New York and Myrtle (Tapley) McVay of Brooksville. Liz spent much of her life

  • John Clifford Ferriday Sr.

    New Brunswick, N.J. John Clifford Ferriday Sr., age 93, died Feb. 27, 2020, in West Windsor, N.J. He was a graduate of Rutgers University and was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Born in Orange, N.J., John lived in Sedgwick for 20 years after retiring as vice principal of New Brunswick High School in New

  • Stephen Williams Stanley

    Stephen Williams Stanley

    SULLIVAN Stephen Williams Stanley, 67, passed away July 2 after a brief illness. He was born on Dec. 14, 1952, in Bar Harbor, to Ethel Stanley. He graduated Mount Desert Island High School in 1972, where he was known for his skills on the basketball court. Shortly after graduation, he began what would become a