• Death notices week of Nov. 21

    Washington County Royce E. Geel, 87, of Columbia, Nov. 16. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, Columbia Town Hall. Marietta Leighton, 56, of Lubec, Nov. 16. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, Christian Temple Church, Lubec. Everett West, 81, of Milbridge, Nov. 12. Service 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, Milbridge Elementary School Gymnasium.

  • Ralph Edward Edgecomb

    Ralph Edward Edgecomb

    MARIAVILLE Ralph Edward Edgecomb, 56, passed away Nov. 17, 2019, after battling many years with heart complications. He spent most of his life in the woods, either at work or hunting and fishing. He worked many years in the woods delimbing wood for the family business, working side by side with his father and brothers.

  • Nanette Linda Bickford

    Nanette Linda Bickford

    HANCOCK Nanette Linda (Thorsen) Bickford, 69, passed away Nov. 15, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 22, 1950, the daughter of Dwight Hillis and Virgie Irene (Gatcomb) Thorsen Sr. Nan graduated from Hancock Grammar School and Ellsworth High School, Class of 1969. She was a graduate of Victor Business School in Portland.

  • Frank Louis Dedmon

    SULLIVAN Frank Louis Dedmon, 85, died at home on Nov. 16, 2019, after a battle with cancer. He was born in Chestnut Mound, Tenn., the son of Sheal and Flora (Smith) Dedmon. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy. While serving in Boston, he met his future wife, Meredith Martin. They married shortly thereafter and

  • Lucille I. Clarke

    Lucille I. Clarke

    ELLSWORTH and HANCOCK Lucille I. Clarke, 92, passed away on Nov. 15, 2019, in Ellsworth. She was born Feb. 18, 1927, in Gouldsboro, the daughter of Lyle M. and Doris M. (Tracy) Clark. Lucille was hard working and family-oriented from an early age. As she moved to Portland to work on assembly lines during the

  • Lida May Rich

    TREMONT Lida May Rich, 90, died Nov. 15, 2019, at an Ellsworth health care facility. She was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Tremont the daughter of Winfield Perry and Annabelle Etta (Lunt) Murphy. Lida grew up in Tremont and in her early years worked in sardine factories and for several crab shops. She loved spending

  • Death notices week of Nov. 14

    Washington County       John S. Appleby Sr., 75, of Lubec, Nov. 2, at his home. Service Saturday, Nov. 9, Stuart-Green Post No. 65 American Legion, Lubec. Fred Fish, 86, of Danforth, Nov. 6. Graveside service to be announced in the spring of 2020. Celia Pinkham, 91, of Steuben, Nov. 10. Service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec.

  • Gloria Hatch

    PENOBSCOT Gloria Hatch passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2019, at Courtland Rehab. She lived most of her life in Penobscot. She was born on June 11, 1931, to Merle and Isabelle Hatch. She was predeceased by her Baby Boy in 1951; also, her parents and her only sibling, a brother, Lee Hatch. She is

  • Carl and Susan Chase

    Carl and Susan Chase

    BROOKSVILLE Theirs was a life lived together — fully. Susan was born in 1944 in New York City, N.Y., to Frances Chester Jones and, Edward Jennings Becker while her father was serving the military. Raised in St. Louis, Mo., she was the first of five children. She attended Maryland School in Clayton through grade 6.

  • Jack Dempsey Wentworth Sr.

    Jack Dempsey Wentworth Sr.

    TRENTON On April 15, 1965, Jack was born in Bangor to his father, Herbert J. Wentworth Sr., and mother, Norma M. (Leonard) Wentworth. Jack was born five and a half years after his mother and father lost a son, Jack D. Wentworth … The First. The baby was born with cancer and sadly lost the

  • Linda Long

    SEDGWICK Linda Long, 83, died November 9, 2019 at a Bangor hospital. She was born in Winchester, Mass., Aug. 2, 1936, the daughter of George Burton and Elaine Tyler (Ruggles) Long. Linda grew up in Reading, Mass., graduating from Reading Memorial High School, where she was a class officer. She continued her education at the

  • Millicent “Penny” Guptill Higgins

    Millicent “Penny” Guptill Higgins

    Manchester Millicent “Penny” Guptill Higgins, 88, passed at Lakewood in Waterville on Nov. 5, 2019, with her daughter, Deborah, at her side. Penny was born in Houlton, daughter of Orville J. Guptill and Faye (Hall) Guptill. She graduated from Dexter in 1947, then earned a BA in nursing from the University of Maine at Orono