• Reginald Austin Gilley Jr.

    BAR HARBOR Reginald Austin Gilley Jr., 58, died after a long battle with cancer Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. He was born March 6, 1959, the son of Reginald Gilley and Nancy (Webber) Gilley, in Bar Harbor. Reggie was a self-employed painter who attended MDI High School. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Most

  • Connie Speaker Birkenmeier

    Connie Speaker Birkenmeier

    BAR HARBOR Connie Speaker Birkenmeier, 76, died unexpectedly Sept. 12, 2017, in Bar Harbor. She was born May 30, 1941, in Steubenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Chauncey Speaker and Olivetta Blake. Connie graduated from Jefferson Union High School in Richmond, Ohio, and Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio. She pursued a master’s degree

  • Anna (Banana) Jediny

    Anna (Banana) Jediny

    TRENTON Anna (Banana) Jediny, age 59, beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt and very dear friend to many, passed away in her home peacefully on Sept. 13, 2017, after a difficult battle with cancer. Anna was born on March 27, 1958, at Pepperell Air Force Base in Saint Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, to John Jediny and

  • Kevin John Dyer Jr.

    Kevin John Dyer Jr.

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Kevin John Dyer Jr., 28, died suddenly on Sept. 11, 2017. He was born in Ellsworth, June 22, 1989, the son of Kevin John Dyer, Sr. and Deana Dyer-Clemons. He attended Pemetic Grammar School and MDI High School. Kevin loved to spend time with his friends, siblings, niece and nephews. He enjoyed video

  • Elizabeth Ann (Perry) Brown

    Elizabeth Ann (Perry) Brown

    CASTINE Elizabeth Ann (Perry) Brown, 85, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sept. 16, 2017. Elizabeth was born and raised in Bar Harbor; she was the only child of Hildreth (MacQuinn) and Willis Perry. She married her handsome beau, Edward Brown of Northeast Harbor, 64 years ago on Aug. 9,

  • Bradford C. Gray

    BAR HARBOR Bradford C. Gray joined his wife, Barbara, on Sept. 10, 2017. Brad and Barb had been the owners of several businesses, first, with a store on Norway Drive and finally with Emery’s Cottages on Sand Point. Brad always enjoyed playing golf in Bar Harbor and in Fort Myers, where he and Barb spent

  • Ann Higgins

    Ann Higgins

    ELLSWORTH Ann Higgins, 68, died of lung cancer peacefully at her home on the evening of Sept. 8, 2017, with her son and his wife and her sister and her sister-in-law by her side. Ann was born in Laconia, N.H., on Nov. 1, 1948, the third daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Douglass W. Walker. She

  • Beulah Hamilton

    DEER ISLE/PENOBSCOT On Sept. 8, 2017, Beulah Hamilton passed away peacefully at Deer Isle. Beulah was born in Brooksville, May 10, 1922, to Clifton Grindle and Villa (Saunders) Grindle. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Gray, and husband, Robert; her son, David Hamilton, and wife, Ree, of Sedgwick. She is also survived by five

  • Peggy Forster

    Peggy Forster

    PULLMAN, WASH. Peggy Forster, 76, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, in her newly adopted home of Pullman, Wash., where she had moved for care from family. Born in Hanover, N.H., in 1941, Peggy spent every childhood summer, beginning “in utero,” in Salisbury Cove, Maine, where her father, Roy Forster, conducted research at Mount Desert Island Biological

  • Diana Lee Langford

    ORANGE CITY, FLA. Diana Lee Langford, beloved sister of Douglas E. Lee of Trenton, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 11, 2017, in Orange City, Fla. She was born in Castine Aug. 1, 1947, to Marjorie K. and Paul L. Lee. She was predeceased by her parents and her husband, S. Ralph Langford.