• Donna Mae Grindle

    Donna Mae Grindle

    COLUMBIA Donna Mae Grindle, 63, of Columbia passed away on April 18, 2018, at the home of her sister Anna and Ed Duquette in Monson, with her husband, David, and her loved ones by her side. Donna was born on July 7, 1954, in Bangor, to Richard Thayer Bradstreet and Elizabeth Mae Temple Bradstreet of

  • Death Notices Week of April 19

    Washington County   Barbara A. Barnes, 90, of Robbinston, April 13 at a Bangor health care facility. Graveside service Brewer Cemetery, Robbinston, at a later date. Viola E. Brooks, 91, of Milbridge and Ellsworth, April 9. Celebration of life at a later date. Carlos E. Clark, 74, of Danforth, April 12 at his home. Memorial

  • Charles William Treyball

    Charles William Treyball

    BROOKSVILLE Charles William Treyball, 57, of Brooksville passed away peacefully at his home after a courageous battle with stomach cancer on April 9, 2018, at 2:22 a.m. He was born June 19, 1960, to Dorothy Ann and Eugene Treyball in Bronx, N.Y. Charlie was an organic farmer, stone mason and landscaper with a deep connection

  • Joan N. Preble

    Joan N. Preble

    ELLSWORTH Joan N. Preble 3/23/1940-4/13/2018 Joan was born March 23, 1940, to Leslie and Marie Nelson in Portland. She graduated from Gorham State Teacher’s College in 1962. There she met the love of her life, Ralph Preble. They married Aug. 10, 1963. Residing in Ellsworth, she was an elementary and preschool teacher for 55-plus years,

  • Rita Ellen (Bates) Woodard

    Rita Ellen (Bates) Woodard

    ELLSWORTH Rita Ellen (Bates) Woodard, 92, of Ellsworth. Born to Roy and Evelyn Bates on Nov. 17, 1925. On March 21, 2018, Rita joined Ralph in their mansion in Heaven. In 1943, Rita E. Bates and Ralph E. Woodard Jr. said “I Do” and thus began their adventure that spanned 54 years. Rita until recently

  • Karl David Shelton

    Karl David Shelton

    BAR HARBOR Karl David Shelton, 83, of Bar Harbor and Palmetto, Fla., passed away on April 9, 2018, ending his battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife of 21 years, Rebecca Shelton; his daughter and son-in-law, Anne Shelton Micci and Robert Micci; son and daughter-in-law, Steven David Shelton and Brenda Sue Shelton; daughter and

  • James A. Sperry Sr.

    James A. Sperry Sr.

    BIRCH HARBOR James A. Sperry Sr. passed away peacefully on April 6, 2018. He was born Sept. 27, 1941, to Wilbur and Hazel Sperry in Middlebury, Vt. Jim went to the school of Hard Knocks at an early age and learned that if you wanted something, you had to work for it. Working on the

  • Maurice “Moe” Sargent

    Maurice “Moe” Sargent

    SURRY Maurice “Moe” Sargent, 75, husband of Beverly Sargent, passed away at his home in Surry on April 11 after a long, hard-fought battle with prostate cancer. Maurice was born Dec. 14, 1942, in Ellsworth, son of the late Horace and Marion Sargent. Moe was a U.S. Air Force veteran and worked as a truck

  • Joseph Bythell (J.B.) Matthews

    Joseph Bythell (J.B.) Matthews

    SURRY Joseph Bythell (J.B.) Matthews, a lifelong leader in The Salvation Army, who was best known in any gathering as a supremely competent, gentle, witty and godly man, died on April 10 in Bangor. At the time of his passing he was preparing his home for its spring landscaping. Making splendid gardens was a passion

  • Fred Van Lue Mills

    Fred Van Lue Mills

    BUCKSPORT Fred Van Lue Mills, 85, passed away on April 8, 2018, in the loving care of his wife of 56 years, Kathy, and their daughters Kimberly and Christine. Fred was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on Sept. 6, 1932, the only child of Joseph Van Lue and Elsie May (Lunt) Mills. After high school, Fred