Death Notices


David A. Cotton, 59, of Cherryfield, Nov. 30, 2015. Service 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, Narraguagus Post #8 American Legion Hall, Cherryfield.

Christine Augusta Holcombe, 97, of Machias, Dec. 30, 2015, at her home. Memorial service at later date, Whitneyville Congregational Church. Interment Holcombe Riverview Cemetery, Lambertville, N.J.

Richard A. Miles, 72, of Baileyville, Jan. 4 at his home.

Byron G. O’Brien, 73, of Calais, Jan. 2 at a Bangor hospital. Spring celebration of life, Calais Cemetery.

Edgar A. Rhoades, 59, of Topsfield, Dec. 29, 2015, at Topsfield.

Ellen A. (Sheehan) Small, 75, of Lubec and Callands, VA, Jan. 2 at Ellsworth.

Lettie L. Smith, 98, of Pembroke, Jan. 5 at Calais.

Ferne R. Thompson, 96, of Machias, Jan. 1.


Tony Astbury, 58, of Rockwood, Dec. 26, 2015. Service 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, Pittston Farm, Rockwood.

Beverly L. Comeau, 94, of Ellsworth, Dec. 28, 2015. Summer celebration of life.

Corinne Ann (Sawyer) Cowan, 66, of Surry, Dec. 28, 2015, at her home. Memorial service at later date.

Kenneth E. Eaton, 61, of Prospect Harbor, Dec. 25, 2015. Spring celebration of life and graveside service.

Donna Marie (Hopkins) Fennelly, 78, of Lamoine, Jan. 3 at Ellsworth. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, Elks Lodge, Ellsworth. Private spring interment, East Lamoine Cemetery.

Antonio Fontanez, 84, of Hancock, Dec. 26, 2015, at Ellsworth.

Alfred E. Halloran, 90, of Ellsworth and Old Town, Dec. 29, 2015, at an Ellsworth hospital. Funeral service Jan. 3, Birmingham Funeral Home, Old Town. Spring burial, Forest Hill Cemetery, Old Town.

Alex Harris, 41, of Franklin and Bangor, Dec. 27, 2015, at a Bangor hospital. Memorial tribute at later date.

Jean Stevens Hennessy, 91, of Portland, formerly of Ellsworth, Dec. 31, 2015, at Sedgewood Commons Care, Falmouth. Private graveside service, Brooklawn Memorial Cemetery, Portland.

Rachelle Lee Johnson, 33, of Hermon, formerly of Blue Hill, Dec. 29, 2015, at Portland. Celebration of life at later date.

Eugenia Ellen LaBelle, 84, of Trenton, Jan. 4 at Bar Harbor.

Carolyn B. Meader, 85, of Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor, Jan. 2 at a Bar Harbor healthcare facility. Spring graveside service, Forest Hill Cemetery, Northeast Harbor.

Eileen Betty (Park) Morrison, 82, of Castine, Dec. 29, 2015, at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor. Memorial service at later date, Trinity Episcopal Church, Castine. Private burial.

Shirley Plummer, 88, of Sullivan, Jan. 2.

Alfred E. Rodick, 90, of Sebring, Fla., Dec. 23, 2015, at Palms of Sebring. Memorial service at later date.

Dorothy (Cox) Shaw, 98, of Linville Falls, N.C., Jan. 2 at Ellsworth. Spring committal service Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Millville, N.J. Summer memorial service, Linville Falls.

Joseph David Siemion Sr., 90, of Venice, Fla., Errol, N.H., and Aurora, Dec. 31, 2015, at Bangor. Memorial service Englewood, Fla.

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