• Joyce Ann Gordon

    Joyce Ann Gordon

    Brunswick A bright light was extinguished on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, in Brunswick. Mama Joy, age 79, lived life her way and on her own terms as long as she could. She was full of vitality, love and laughter, and she instilled this in all who were close to her. She was described as vibrant

  • James W. Yates Jr.

    James W. Yates Jr.

    Orland James Wade Yates Jr. died suddenly on Jan. 18, 2022. James was born in Castine and grew up in Blue Hill. He went into the Navy for one year and then came back home and settled in Orland, where he worked at the Bucksport paper mill for 42 years. James was one of Jehovah’s

  • Edward H. Mullins

    Orland Edward Mullins, 81, passed on to sing karaoke with God’s angels Jan. 19, 2022. He was predeceased by his parents, Hubert and Jessie Mullins, and brother Michael. He is survived by Ron and Marilyn Mullins Zuch of South Carolina as well as family members Kristen and Tom Portaro of Atlanta, Ga., parents of Kade

  • Gerald (Jerry) Swett

    Gerald (Jerry) Swett

    Ellsworth “In these moments of heartbreaking grief, we remember the only reason we have an empty space is because we were blessed with someone who loved us so beautifully it occupied an entire part of our soul.” Gerald (Jerry) Swett, 77, of Ellsworth passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness

  • Mary Elizabeth Veronica Anderson

    Mary Elizabeth Veronica Anderson

    Sullivan Mary Elizabeth Veronica (Mellie) Anderson was born on Jan. 22, 1969, in Hanover, Mass., daughter of Peter Fritz and Margot Elizabeth (McCarthy) Anderson. Mary Anderson died January 21, 2022, at 5:58 a.m., of what the medical doctors call cancer, about which they had little else to say. Mary’s experience as a patient in that

  • Orton E. Preble

    Orton E. Preble

    Hancock Orton E. Preble, 82, passed away on Jan. 21, 2022, due to illness. He was born April 10, 1939, in Gouldsboro, the son of John and Reta (Myrick) Preble. He was a member of the Hancock Congregational Church. Orton was lobster fisherman for many years. He also did shrimping, scalloping and fish dragging. He

  • Richard J. Gately Sr.

    Richard J. Gately Sr.

    Ellsworth Richard J. Gately Sr. (Rick), 65, of Ellsworth, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 18, 2022. Richard was born on April 16, 1956, in Boston, Mass., to James and Hazel Gately. Richard is survived by his wife, Patricia Vitiello Gately, and his son, Richard J. Gately Jr., of Ellsworth, his daughters, Jeanne Gately of Boston, Mass.,

  • Karen M. Wallace Manning

    Karen M. Wallace Manning

    Milbridge Karen M. Wallace Manning died unexpectedly Jan. 20, 2022. She was born July 25, 1967, the daughter of the late Lester M. Wallace Sr. and Betty Lorraine Grant Wallace Martin of Milbridge. She is survived by two sons, Mickey S. Manning and his partner, Hannah Maloy, and Dustin D. Manning, all of Franklin, and

  • Par A. Kettis

    Castine Par A. Kettis, 88, passed away with his loving family standing by and his three Swedish daughters at his side on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at a Bangor health-care facility. He was born on Dec. 26, 1933, in Norrtalje, Sweden. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are under the

  • June Hinson Tschauder

    June Hinson Tschauder

    Southbury, Conn. June Hinson Tschauder, 93, longtime resident of Southbury, Conn., passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. She was born June 29, 1928, with the first name “Marilyn,” which was legally changed to “June” shortly afterward. June was the daughter of the late Jay B. Hinson and Lucille (Dickson) Hinson. She grew up in

  • Ruth I. Bowden

    Bucksport Ruth died peacefully on Jan. 19, 2022. She was born Sept. 19, 1920, to William and Elsie (Cushing) McAllian. She was number 4 of 13! Ruth loved camping, country music and living in Florida in the winter! She was predeceased by her husband, Melvin, and her siblings Martha, Mae, Phyllis, Beatrice, Lillian, Charles, John,

  • Eva Marie (Case) Cox

    Eva Marie (Case) Cox

    Lubec Eva Marie Cox, age 58, was taken from us on Jan. 11, 2022. She was born in Lubec April 7, 1963, to the late Calvin “Coochie” and Vivian (Moores) Case. She is survived by her daughter Melony LeMoine and husband, Kenny, granddaughters Avery Fernald, Grace LeMoine and Hope LeMoine and grandson Boston LeMoine, who