• Karen Gundersen Lerner

    Karen Gundersen Lerner

    PORTLAND Karen Gundersen Lerner was born in Hanover, N.H., in 1935 and grew up spending summers sailing and swimming off the shores of her beloved Hancock Point in Maine. She attended the Shipley School and later got her degree at Vassar (’57). In 1958 she volunteered at the World’s Fair in Brussels, where she was

  • Jacqueline H. McFarland

    Jacqueline H. McFarland

    BAR HARBOR Jacqueline H. McFarland, 90, died Feb. 26, 2019, in Bar Harbor. She was born Jan. 18, 1929, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Carroll Sidney and Carro Mabel (Richardson) Higgins. Jackie graduated from Bar Harbor High School in 1946. She retired from Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. after 40 years. She was a member of

  • Death Notices Week of Feb. 28

    Washington County   Joan Mary Anderson, 72, of Addison, Feb. 8, at her home. Visiting 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2, Jordan-Fernald, Ellsworth. Spring interment Mt. Rest Cemetery, Amherst. Helen Marie Brown, 86, of Pembroke, Feb. 22, at her home. Spring service Dennysville Cemetery. Dixie Rose (Anderson) Cirone, 82, of Harrington, Feb. 14, at

  • Frank Alton Manion II

    ELLSWORTH Frank Alton Manion II, 80, of Ellsworth, passed away Feb. 23, 2019, at home with his family by his side. He fought a valiant battle with cancer. He was born July 23, 1938, in Bath. Frank was the son of Frank A. and Edna Manion. He was predeceased by his brother Edward (Ned) Manion

  • George Stanley Chappell

    George Stanley Chappell

    ROCKLAND George Stanley Chappell, 82, died Feb 21, 2019, at Bella Point in Camden. He was born Feb. 10, 1937, in Providence, R.I., to George and Virginia (Hamm) Chappell. George was a poet, teacher, storyteller and voracious reader. He was always trying to be a better human being and friend to people and nature. He

  • Charlene Ransome Shepard

    Charlene Ransome Shepard

    HANCOCK Charlene Ransome Shepard died Feb. 15, 2019. She was 94 years old. Charlene was born in Chicago, Ill., on Nov. 5, 1924, daughter of Arthur B. and Florence S. Ransome. After raising a family in Connecticut and partly in England, she found her true home in Hancock County, where she remained with her husband,

  • Cmdr. Harry Kaiserian Jr.

    Cmdr. Harry Kaiserian Jr.

    CASTINE Cmdr. Harry Kaiserian Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.), has died at home, in Castine, surrounded by loved ones. A memorial reception will be held Saturday, March 9, at the Manor Inn in Castine between 3 and 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the organizations that he loved. Harry

  • Lucille Jane Landon Campbell

    Lucille Jane Landon Campbell

    BAR HARBOR Lucille Jane Landon Campbell, 93, died peacefully Feb. 20, 2019, in Bar Harbor. She was born March 16, 1925, in Auburn, N.Y., the daughter of Leland and Anna (Myer) Landon. Lucille and her friend Jane MacLeod came to Bar Harbor in the summer of 1947 to waitress at the Mary Jane Restaurant. While

  • Ralph E. Brown

    ELLSWORTH Ralph E. Brown, 72, passed away Feb. 22, 2019. He was born in Calais in Sept. 21, 1946, to Lillian and Glenister Brown. Ralph grew up in Grand Lake Stream and later moved to Ellsworth. He worked at Raymond Sargent Construction, the Ellsworth School Department, Sargent’s Manufactured Homes, D.W. Small & Son’s and Irving

  • Manley E. Bragdon Jr.

    Manley E. Bragdon Jr.

    BLUE HILL Manley E. Bragdon Jr., 81, passed away on Feb. 22, in Portland, after a brief illness. He was born on Jan. 13, 1938, in Franklin, son of Manley Sr. and Elizabeth (Fickett) Bragdon. He grew up in Franklin and Blue Hill, graduating in 1957 from George Stevens Academy. Manley married Geraldine Leach, April