• Death Notices Week of Aug. 16

    Washington County   Jean F. Bacon, of Hampden, July 13. Graveside service noon, Saturday, Sept. 8, Grand Lake Stream Village Cemetery. Spencer B. Beal, 55, of Addison, Aug. 8 at Bangor. Graveside service Aug. 13, Church Hill Cemetery, Addison. Robert Allen Benedict, 86, of Steuben, Aug. 10 at his home. Celebration of life 3 p.m.

  • Erdine Marie McAlpine

    Erdine Marie McAlpine

    ELLSWORTH Erdine Marie McAlpine left us with many family members surrounding her on Aug. 13 to start her heavenly journey. Born on April 11, 1934, to James and Norma (Spurling) Moon, she was the oldest of seven. She attended Ellsworth schools, graduating in 1952. She was employed by the textile mill and Ames Department Store

  • Adam Paul Robinson

    Adam Paul Robinson

    STEUBEN Adam Paul Robinson, 30, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 8, 2018. He was born in Ellsworth Nov. 25, 1987, the son of Angela Louise (Campbell) and Aaron Robinson. In his grammar school days he played basketball and baseball, and continued playing basketball through high school. After graduating from Sumner High School in 2006, he continued

  • Elsie R. Frost

    Elsie R. Frost

    BREWER Elsie R. Frost, 91, died peacefully at Woodlands Nursing Home in Brewer, Aug. 8, 2018. Daughter of Byron L. and Mary Brown Robinson, she was one of five daughters who grew up in Southwest Harbor. In recent years, she had been a long-term resident at Woodlands who never lost her wonderful sense of humor

  • Barbara Jean Gilfillan

    Barbara Jean Gilfillan

    MOUNT DESERT Barbara Jean Gilfillan passed away on Aug. 9, 2018, peacefully amongst her loving family and her closest companion these past six years, Holly, her beloved Corgi. Born Jan. 9, 1933, to Fred and Nettie Blanchard on Beech Hill, Somesville, she recounted many memories about what life was like in simpler times. In 1954,

  • Mary Carolyn Kelley

    Mary Carolyn Kelley

    ELLSWORTH Mary Carolyn Kelley (nee Carney), born July 2, 1941, in Ellsworth the daughter of David A. Carney and Honor Elizabeth O’Dowd. Mary passed away quietly on the 13th of August, 2018, in Bangor. Mary is survived by her son Matthew Kelley; her daughter-in-law Lori; her siblings Ann (Carney) Jordan and David W. Carney; sisters-in-law

  • Robert Allen Benedict

    Robert Allen Benedict

    STEUBEN Robert Allen Benedict, 86, of Steuben, died peacefully at home Aug. 10, with his family surrounding him. He was born and raised in Beverly, Mass., with two brothers and a sister, son of Harold and Christine Benedict. As a teenager, Bob was a private first class in the Massachusetts National Guard, during which he

  • John Henry Bennett

    WINTER HARBOR John Henry Bennett, a resident of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Winter Harbor, died Aug. 8, 2018, in Ellsworth, just a few days short of his 92nd birthday and coincidentally on the same date as his father, who died in 1969. John was born on Aug. 19, 1926, in Lakewood, N.J., to parents Kathleen

  • Wanda Nightingale

    Wanda Nightingale

    BUCKSPORT Wanda Nightingale, 66, of Bucksport passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 4, 2018, in Bangor. She was born in Bangor to the late Leslie Nightingale and Vivian Anderson McLaughlin on Oct. 19, 1951. She worked most of her life as a sales associate at Hannaford’s for 20-plus years and the last 13 years for Renys.

  • Dr. Charles Walter Major

    Dr. Charles Walter Major

    ORONO Dr. Charles Walter Major, 92, died reluctantly (so many books left unread, “Game of Thrones” isn’t finished!) on Aug. 1, 2018, in Bangor, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 30, 1926, to Charles David Major and Alice Marie (Rabbitt) Major in Framingham, Mass.; a time when movies were 10 cents, and a