• Death Notices

    Sharon Lee Blake, 78, of Blue Hill, March 4 at Blue Hill. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, The Inn at Parker Ridge, Blue Hill. Neal Edward Ford, 82, of Bar Harbor, March 12 at Bar Harbor. Spring graveside service, Ledgelawn Cemetery, Bar Harbor. George M. Jellison Sr., 84, of Manset, March 17

  • Ed Rodgers

    Ed Rodgers

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Ed Rodgers, 90, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., passed peacefully at MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor on March 18, 2017. Ed was born to Alva Edison and Lorene Kraemer Rodgers on April 18, 1926, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, their infant son William, and his brother Jack. He

  • Marylou Matthews

    Marylou Matthews

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Marylou Matthews, 70, of Southwest Harbor died March 18, 2017, at a local hospital. She was born in Massachusetts on March 25, 1946, to Leno and Alice Corrieri. Marylou grew up in Billerica and displayed her love of animals from an early age. She once liberated a neighbor’s horse from its paddock and brought

  • George M. Jellison Sr.

    George M. Jellison Sr.

    SEAWALL – George M. Jellison Sr., 84, passed away on March 17, 2017, at a Bangor health care facility, with his children by his side. George was born Jan. 16, 1933, in Seawall, the son of Linwood M. and Edna M. (Dolliver) Jellison. He graduated from Pemetic High School in 1951 and served in the U.S.

  • Jeryl Lee (Wasgatt) Walls

    Jeryl Lee (Wasgatt) Walls

    BAR HARBOR – Jeryl “Jeri” Lee (Wasgatt) Walls, 79, died March 20, 2017, in Bar Harbor. She was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Asa V. and Beryl Louise (Wilbur) Wasgatt Parsons. She graduated from Bar Harbor High School in 1956. Jeri loved her family and enjoyed every minute spent with them. She

  • Neal Edward Ford

    Neal Edward Ford

    BAR HARBOR – Neal Edward Ford died Sunday morning, March 12, 2017, in Bar Harbor after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 11, 1935, in Ashville, the youngest son of Lyle and Louise (Small) Ford of Hancock. Diagnosed early in life with retinitis pigmentosa, an incurable eye disease that results in a gradual decline in

  • Death Notices

    Margot Elizabeth Anderson, 84, of Sullivan and Swan’s Island, March 10. Funeral Mass March 13, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ellsworth. Burial, Rose Hill, Swan’s Island. Roger J. Blain, 70, of Sisters, Ore., formerly of Bar Harbor, Feb. 26 at his home. Celebration of life at later date. Sharon Lee Blake, 78, of Blue Hill, March

  • Juanita Stanley

    Juanita Stanley

    SEAL COVE – Juanita “Nita” Stanley, 89, of Seal Cove, died Jan. 26, 2017, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. A descendant of Joseph Hodgdon and Sarah Milliken, early settlers of Mount Desert Island, Juanita was born Nov. 11, 1927, in the village of Center in Tremont. She was the fourth of six children born to

  • Sharon Lee Blake

    Sharon Lee Blake

    BLUE HILL – Sharon Lee Blake, 78, wonderful mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed away March 4, 2017, in Blue Hill. Sharon was a 1960 biological science graduate from San Jose State College, with honors in chemistry. She then attended graduate school in Berkeley and the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco. After

  • James W. Bull

    James W. Bull

    EDDINGTON – James W. Bull, 95, died March 2, 2017, at a Bangor Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Brewer, the son of Leroy and Edith (McSorley) Bull. Following his graduation from Brewer High School, James served in the United States Army during WWII. He retired from AB & JR Hodgkins in Bar Harbor. Jim