• Bruce R. Merritt

    Bruce R. Merritt

    ELLSWORTH Bruce R. Merritt, 79, died of natural causes May 12, 2020, at his home. He was born June 13, 1940, in the village of Indian River in Addison, the son of Richard A. and Flora (Tracy) Merritt. Bruce graduated from Ellsworth High School, Class of 1958. He was a longtime Mason at Lygonia Lodge

  • Barbara McCrae Smallidge

    Barbara McCrae Smallidge

    SEAL HARBOR Barbara McCrae Smallidge, age 89, passed away May 8, 2020, after a long period of declining health related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on July 26, 1930, in Seal Harbor, the daughter of Arthur and Clara (Hanna) McCrae. Barbara graduated from Gilman High School in Northeast Harbor in 1950 and the Eastern

  • Beverley A. Linek

    Beverley A. Linek

    ELLSWORTH Beverley A. Linek, 75, died unexpectedly May 2, 2020, at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Beverley was born Dec. 3, 1944, in Pearl River, N.Y., the daughter of Thomas J. Linek and Beverley (Best) Linek. Beverley graduated from Nyack High School in Nyack, N.Y., Class of 1962. Following graduation, she attended

  • Kathleen “Kay” Lillian (Perry) Mitchell

    Kathleen “Kay” Lillian (Perry) Mitchell

    Bangor, formerly of STEUBEN Kathleen “Kay” Lillian (Perry) Mitchell went to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully, on May 7, 2020, at Ross Manor in Bangor. Kay was born Feb. 2, 1919, to Ralph Loman Perry and Madge Eunice (Joy) Perry at the family home in Steuben. She was named after her mother’s sister,

  • Patrick Carney Jordan

    Patrick Carney Jordan

    ELLSWORTH Patrick Carney Jordan, loving husband and proud father of three, passed away on May 3, 2020, in Ellsworth. Patrick was born Dec. 16, 1968, in Ellsworth, the son of Ronald F. Jordan and Ann (Carney) Jordan. Patrick was born and raised in Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1987. From a young

  • Marlene Barbara Brown Merchant

    Marlene Barbara Brown Merchant

    Manchester, N.H. Marlene Barbara Brown Merchant, 82, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020, at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester, N.H. Marlene was born on Jan. 11, 1938, in Inglewood, Calif., to Ernestine Gray Brown and Robert Everett Brown. At age 5, stepfather George E. Shellman came into her life. She grew up

  •  The Honorable David F. Snow

     The Honorable David F. Snow

    SURRY Judge David Forrest Snow was born in Boston on March 15, 1932, to Albert Grindle Snow and Hope Farrington and passed away in the Northern Light Bangor hospital on April 30, 2020, after a short, undiagnosed illness (unrelated to COVID-19). During the Second World War, while his father, a Blue Hill native, was serving

  • Death Notices Week of May 7

    Washington County Wilhelmina Alley, 57, of Beals, April 23. Raymond Beaulieu, 62, of Calais, May 3. Kayla Jordan, 24, of Machias, March 15.   Hancock County Claire D. Gray, 69, of Sedgwick, April 28. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Patrick C. Jordan, 51, of Ellsworth, May 3. Bernadette Cecelia Keenan-McCormick,

  • William “Bill” John Krenicki

    William “Bill” John Krenicki

    ELLSWORTH William “Bill” John Krenicki, 69, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2020, in Ellsworth. He was born Feb. 18, 1951, in Denver, Colo., to William Krenicki Jr. and Mary Shirley Krenicki. Bill graduated high school in Middletown, Conn. Among many other positions, he was a self-taught typewriter repairman who navigated the technology industry shift

  • Ellen Closson Ramirez

    Ellen Closson Ramirez

    New York, N.Y. Ellen Closson Ramirez passed away peacefully on April 26, 2020, in her Manhattan apartment with her devoted caregiver, Sarah, at her side. She was born in 1925 in Ellsworth to Elmer Closson and Nathalie Mckenzie. She is survived by her brother Roy, his wife, Anne, many nieces and nephews, good friends Stella

  • Christopher Michael Norris

    Christopher Michael Norris

    ELLSWORTH Christopher Michael Norris, 45, of Ellsworth, died unexpectedly April 30, 2020. He was born in Ellsworth on Nov. 9, 1974, the son of Barry Evan and Gloria Jean (Sargent) Norris. Chris loved his family, his friends and his community. He worked in sales at Greenway Equipment in Ellsworth, where he was dedicated to taking

  • Bernadette Cecelia Keenan-McCormick

    Bernadette Cecelia Keenan-McCormick

    BLUE HILL Bernadette Cecelia Keenan-McCormick April 28, 1949 – April 28, 2020 “He’ll regret it till his dying day, if ever he lives that long.” – ‘The Quiet Man’ “They’ll be cursing in Heaven tonight.” — ‘Waking Ned Devine’ “We grew old together, but sometimes, when we laughed, we grew younger.” – ‘Waking Ned Devine’ Violet: “Don’t be