Arlene Marie Donovan


Arlene Marie Donovan, 91, of Bass Harbor, died March 18, 2009 at an Ellsworth health care facility. She was born March 10, 1918 in St. George, Maine, the daughter of John Henry and Letha Mary (Page) Nice. Arlene was a member of the Olsen Memorial Church of Bass Harbor.

She is survived by her three sons, Roland Donovan, Sr. and his wife Christina, Edwin Donovan, Jr., and Richard Donovan, all of Bass Harbor; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Arlene was predeceased by her brother, Millard Nice, and her sisters Leola Pettegrow and Mildred Young.

Contributions in Arlene’s memory may be made to Southwest  Harbor/Tremont Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 437, Southwest Harbor ME 04679. Condolences may be expressed at