• Earl Roscoe “Perky” Pinkham

    Earl Roscoe “Perky” Pinkham

    Steuben Earl Roscoe “Perky” Pinkham of “Steuben, America” (as Perky would say), passed away peacefully, at the age of 87, March 23, 2021. Perky was born Dec. 11, 1933, to Carleton Sr. and Julia (Dyer) Pinkham at his childhood home on the Pigeon Hill Road. Perky had a vivid childhood on the shores of Maine

  • Billie Carolyn Lear

    Billie Carolyn Lear

    Ellsworth Billie Carolyn Lear, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. She was born July 7, 1933, in Monroe, La., to William and Sara “Callie” (Roark) Turnage Sr. She was a 1951 graduate of CE Byrd High School in Shreveport, La., then went on to Louisiana Baptist College, also in Shreveport, where she

  • Shelia Marie Klausky (Tierney)

    Southwest Harbor Shelia Marie Klausky (Tierney), a longtime resident of Southwest Harbor, passed away on March 1, 2021, at the Atlantic Shores Assisted Living Facility in Harrington. She was 85 years old. She was born in Norton, Mass., daughter of the late Eugene and Irene (Marvel) Tierney. Sheila had three children with former husband Wallace

  • Philip L. Farr

    Philip L. Farr

    Brooksville Philip L. Farr, 83, of Brooksville died on Monday, March 22, 2021, at Northern Light EMMC in Bangor after a period of declining health. Phil was born in Blue Hill on Feb. 14, 1938, the son of Lynwood A. and Lura A. (Austin) Farr. He was predeceased by Pat, his wife of 50 years,

  • Bruce Lyle Clarke

    Bruce Lyle Clarke

    Hancock Bruce Lyle Clarke, 70, passed away peacefully at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on March 22, 2021, with his loving wife of 46 years, Trudy Clarke, and his niece by his side. He fought a private and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s for over eight years while continuing to enjoy all that life had to

  • Marion E. Rich

    Sullivan Marion E. Rich, 93, passed away peacefully March 12, 2021, at her home. She was born in Sullivan June 11, 1927, the daughter of John and M. Ethel (Bunker) Moon. Marion grew up in Sullivan and lived there all of her life. She enjoyed many years of working for Merrill’s and Allen’s in Ellsworth.

  • Joseph William Dombek

    Joseph William Dombek

    Scarborough Joseph William Dombek, husband of beloved wife Rosanne and devoted father of Lisa, Lori, Lynn and Andrew, lifelong teacher, master gardener and skilled carpenter whose soulful and buoyant embrace of life touched many, died March 1 at the age of 87. He was a kind and generous man whose sparkling blue eyes reflected the

  • Sandra Sinclair Dinsmore

    Sandra Sinclair Dinsmore

    Penobscot Sandra Sinclair Dinsmore died on March 12, 2021, in Bath, after a four-month decline in health due to a stroke. Sandy, as she was affectionately known, was born on May 12, 1936, in Princeton, N.J. She attended Bradford Junior College. She married Charles Chapman in 1957 and had three children, Reed, Debbie and Wendy.

  • Maureen D. Hodgkins

    Brewer/Trenton Maureen D. Hodgkins died peacefully on March 17, 2021. It was fitting that she passed on St. Patrick’s Day, as she was very proud of her Irish heritage. Maureen was born on Oct. 7, 1932, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Frank J. and Mary H. Dunleavy. She grew up on Bridge Hill in Ellsworth

  • Mary Ellen “Cupe” (Bakeman) Gross

    Mary Ellen “Cupe” (Bakeman) Gross

    Penobscot Mary Ellen “Cupe” (Bakeman) Gross died on March 19, 2021, at Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital. She was born on July 22, 1952, in Castine to Oliver “Gook” and Dorothy “Dot” Bakeman. She grew up in Cape Rosier. Cupe married the love of her life, Cordell, on March 15, 1969. They settled in Penobscot,

  • Deirdre (DeeDee) Wilson

    Deirdre (DeeDee) Wilson

    Northeast Harbor Deirdre (DeeDee) F. Wilson, 91, of Northeast Harbor, passed away peacefully March 15, 2021, at Seaport Village Healthcare in Ellsworth. DeeDee was born in Lynn, Mass., to Robert W. and Gladys G. Flynn on May 6, 1929. She graduated from Lynn English High School and Salem Hospital School of Nursing in Salem, Mass.

  • John R. Atkinson

    John R. Atkinson

    Orland John Richard Atkinson (1947-2021), a devoted husband, stepfather and a lover of Afghan hounds, trains and music, died of natural causes at his home in Orland on Jan. 25, 2021. He was 73. John was born on Dec. 18, 1947, in Crouch End, London, to Nancy (Jagger) and Edward Atkinson. He spent his childhood


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