Myrtle A. MacLeod

BAR HARBOR – Myrtle A. MacLeod, 77, died March 14, 2012 at Sonogee Rehabilitation and Living Center in Bar Harbor. She was born May 4, 1934 in Portland, the daughter of Harry S. and Helen (Nearhood) MacLeod.

Myrtle grew up in Brewer. For much of her adult life she lived and worked in the Bar Harbor area. Myrtle had many caring and supportive friends at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church, as well as in the Bar Harbor community, especially Connie Wagner and Debbie and Scott Hammond. She spent the last four years of her life at Sonogee where she received excellent care from all who attended her, which is deeply appreciated by her family.

Myrtle enjoyed her friends and family, her trips to Florida, and attending family gatherings and special events. She also enjoyed her activities with the Special Olympics, participating in Bar Harbor parades, and in the Christmas pageants at her church. She took many happy trips to the Pilgrim Lodge with her friends.

Myrtle will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by brothers Robert MacLeod and his wife Jane of West Palm Beach, Fla., Donald MacLeod and his wife Sharon of Brewer; sisters Patricia Burkard and her husband Jim of Arlington, Texas, Peggy Boucher of Cocoa, Fla.; and 27 nieces and nephews and their families.

She was predeceased by her mother and father, brothers, Paul MacLeod and William MacLeod, and sisters Mary Joyce and June Brandt.

Memorial services are set for 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church with Rev. Dr. Sandra Reed officiating.

Those wishing to remember Myrtle in a special way may contribute in her memory to the Bar Harbor Congregational Church, UCC, 29 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor ME 04609, or to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at

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