Rena Coulthard Lane Curtis


Rena Coulthard Lane Curtis died April 24, 2019, in Ellsworth. She was born Jan. 1, 1931, the daughter of Elden and Dorothy (Main) Coulthard.

She graduated Island Falls High School in 1948. Rena enjoyed sewing and she never missed a birthday card. She was a member of United Baptist Church of Ellsworth. She was an LPN and worked for: Bristol Hospital in Bristol, Conn., Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth and most recently Hancock County Hospice.

She is survived by eight children: Howard Lane, Oregon; Marie Croce, Connecticut; Dana Lane, Ellsworth; Brent Lane, Connecticut; Donald Lane, Vermont; Brian Lane, Eastbrook; James Lane, Eastbrook; John Lane III of Ellsworth, five stepchildren, Robert Curtis Jr., Limerick; Claudette Heath, Verona Island; Gerald Curtis, Bucksport; Tomas Curtis, Costa Rica; Nancy Bowden, Waldoboro; 26 great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Sister-in-law Marion Hoar, Island Falls; Alice Freve, Florida, Pauline McQuarrie, Arizona.

She was predeceased by husbands John Lane Jr. and Robert Curtis and son Gary Lane.

A graveside service will be held in the Island Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hancock County Hospice. To leave condolences and to share memories, please visit