• Royal Lee Colby

    TRENTON Royal Lee Colby, 59, died September 16, 2019, at his home. He was born in Portland, September 13, 1960, the son of Stanley Paul and Eleanor Gene (Higgins) Colby. He is survived by his wife, Pam Morrison-Colby of Trenton; daughter, Winter Rumill and husband Ray of Bar Harbor; son, Charlie Colby of Trenton; grandson,

  • Kenneth Mason

    Kenneth Mason

    DEER ISLE Kenneth Mason, 97, husband, father, businessman and lover of language and ideas, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 2019. Born March 2, 1922, in Asheville, N.C., he graduated from the Asheville School for Boys in 1939, and from Yale University in 1943, Phi Beta Kappa. Fluent in French,

  • Karin Alice Hills

    Karin Alice Hills

    SULLIVAN Karin Alice Hills, 86, passed away peacefully in her home under Hospice care on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at 2:20 p.m. She is survived by her three daughters: Jackie Hills-Michaud and her husband, Jonathan, from Northboro, Mass., and their children Kristen (23), Max (21) and Paige (21), Linda Malaussena and her husband, Arthur, of

  • Thomas S. Joy

    Thomas S. Joy

    SULLIVAN Thomas S. Joy, 45, passed away at his home on Aug. 29 after losing his battle with COPD and hypertension. Thom was born on Sept. 27, 1973, the son of Libby Joy and Russell Sargent. He graduated from Sumner Memorial High School in 1992. He had spent some time in Florida and Virginia, but

  • Fred P. Trafton

    Fred P. Trafton

    JONESBORO Fred P. Trafton, 93, died peacefully with family on Sept. 11, 2019. Fred was born January 23, 1926, in Gardiner, the son of Josephine (Smith) and Lorimer Trafton. He attended Maine Maritime Academy and was a graduate of Bentley College. He served four years in the U.S. Navy and was an officer. After the

  • Carol Ann Dow

    Carol Ann Dow

    BASS HARBOR Carol Ann Dow, 82, peacefully joined her Lord and Savior on Sept. 11, 2019, after her battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Nov. 15, 1937, the daughter of Fred A. and Viola E. (Gordon) Martin. Following her 1954 graduation from Sumner Memorial High School in Sullivan, Carol married Carleton D. Dow. They

  • Death notices week of Sept. 12

    Washington County   Theodore Gordon Axford, 74, of Evanston, Ill., and Milbridge, Sept. 3, at his home. Stanley Owen Hall, 72, of Waterville and Milbridge, Sept. 2, at his home. Graveside service to be held at a later date. Judith Pray, 76, of Milbridge, Aug. 29, at Narraguagus Bay HFC. Burial Tuesday, Sept. 3, Cedar

  • Kenneth Alton Poors

    Kenneth Alton Poors

    ELLSWORTH Kenneth Alton Poors passed away Sept. 6, 2019, at 71 years young at home due to cancer. He was surrounded by his family and pets to send him off into the next world to adventure upon. He was born May 23, 1948, and a Vietnam veteran who served his country from 1968-1970. Ken worked

  • Theodore Gordon Axford

    Theodore Gordon Axford

    Evanston, Ill. and Milbridge Theodore Gordon Axford of Evanston, Ill., born in 1945, died peacefully at home on Sept. 3 of mesothelioma. Ted was born in Callaway, Neb., to Margaret Rosene Axford and Gordon Axford. He grew up in California, including in Strathmore and San Andreas. As a young adult, he served honorably in the

  • Barry Noel Joy

    Barry Noel Joy

    FRANKLIN Barry Noel Joy of Franklin passed away Sept. 9, 2019, in the great care of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor, with loving family at his bedside. He was born on Feb. 20, 1932, in Hog Bay and it is there he built a life that spanned 87 years. Through the years he became well

  • Laurence Garceau

    BLUE HILL Laurence Garceau died on March 26, 2019. He was born on March 28, 1941, in Boston, Mass., the son of Oliver and Iris (Thistle) Garceau. A graduate of Deerfield Academy and Johns Hopkins University, he served two years on active duty in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was employed by

  • Shirley R. Nason

    ELLSWORTH Shirley R. Nason passed away Sept. 6, 2019, at the age of 91, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born July 11, 1928, in Augusta, Maine, to Ralph L. Sadler. Shirley is survived by daughter-in-law Elaine Gilley; grandsons James W., James A. and John R. Gilley; granddaughter-in-law Gayle Gilley; three great-grandsons; two great granddaughters;