• Judith Anne Bates Haynes

    Judith Anne Bates Haynes

    YARMOUTH Judith Anne Bates Haynes of Yarmouth died at home on Dec. 30. She was born in Guilford on Feb. 15, 1939, the daughter of William L. and Betty Mae (Drake) Bates. She attended public schools in Guilford and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maine in 1961 with a BA in Medical

  • Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson

    Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson

    STONINGTON Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson, 78, passed away peacefully on Nov. 25, 2018. She was born May 20, 1940, in Stonington, the daughter of Stephen Green Gray and Edna Helena Bray Gray. Mary graduated as valedictorian of her class in 1958 and a member of the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools. She married Archie Earl

  • Scott Milliken

    Scott Milliken

    BLUE HILL Scott Milliken started each morning with a cup of coffee, a cigarette and a crossword puzzle. He leisurely finished all three, and then went about his daily tasks of loving and delighting in people. Often, this would involve tending to his house; ensuring it was ready at a moment’s notice to host absolutely

  • Sheila G. Varnum

    HOLDEN Sheila G. Varnum, 78, died Dec. 19, 2018, at home in Holden, after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born May 11, 1940, in Oswesrty, Shropshire, England, the daughter of Grace W. Beddow. At the age of 6, she, her mother and 2-year-old brother, Gailen, came to America, settling in Blue Hill.

  • John (Johnny) A. Remick

    John (Johnny) A. Remick

    TRENTON John (Johnny) A. Remick Comic, Actor and Author John was born May 20, 1963, in Brunswick and died at home in Trenton on Dec. 23, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. Below are John’s own words as presented in his book “Here, There, and All Over the Place” under the heading “About the

  • Robert Curtiss (Bob) Strauss

    Robert Curtiss (Bob) Strauss

    BROOKSVILLE Robert Curtiss (Bob) Strauss left this world on Dec. 9, 2018, as he lived it — with laughter, grace and acceptance. Bob was taken by frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), a rare neurodegenerative disease. For more than eight years, he experienced gradual progressive declines in his behavior, language and movement; however, Bob kept his memory, an

  • Janice Lanpher

    Janice Lanpher

    ORLAND Janice Lanpher, 81, passed away at home on Dec. 25, 2018. Janice worked at many different locations, owned and trained Standard Bred Harness Horses and worked with Russell to follow their passion. She was a member of the USTA and the MHHA. She was also a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter No.

  • Ruthetta Jane Mason Bishop

    Ruthetta Jane Mason Bishop

    ORLAND Ruthetta Jane Mason Bishop passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, after a courageous battle of health issues. Ruth was born in Rangeley Oct. 20, 1935, to R. Glen and Ersel A. Murphy. The Murphy family moved in 1950 to Mayville road in the big house beside the Androscoggin River bridge. She attended local schools.

  • Robert H. Curtis

    ELLSWORTH Robert H. Curtis, 92, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, in Ellsworth with his loving family by his side. He was born on Sept. 1, 1926, in Mexico, Maine, the son of William and Pearl (Ladd) Curtis. Robert attended schools in Rumford and Mexico and graduated from Stephens High School Class of 1944.

  • Pamela Dorothy (Brookings) Hutchins

    ORLAND Pamela Dorothy (Brookings) Hutchins passed in peace at her home in Orland on Dec. 10, 2018, surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle with multiple myeloma. She was born on Aug. 16, 1950, in Portland the daughter of Chester S. and Dorothy (Nevers) Brookings. She was raised in Bowdoinham and graduated