• Edward J. Mandell Jr.

    Edward J. Mandell Jr.

    MOUNT DESERT – Edward J. Mandell Jr., 81, died after a long illness on Feb. 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving wife, daughter and grandson. He was born on March 22, 1935, in Somerville, Mass., son of Alice V. (Walsh) Mandell and Edward J. Mandell Sr. He loved Maine so much he did not

  • Death Notices

    Clifford T. Berrouard, 48, of Ellsworth, Feb. 6 at Bangor. Visiting Feb. 18, Jordan-Fernald, Mount Desert. Susan M. Blaisdell, 71, of Bar Harbor, Feb. 15 at Bar Harbor. Private service. Ronald E. Hurd, 68, of Bar Harbor, Feb. 21 at Florida. Richard S. Kelley, 83, of South Windsor, Conn., formerly of Northeast Harbor, Feb. 17

  • Susan M. Blaisdell

    Susan M. Blaisdell

    BAR HARBOR – Susan M. Blaisdell, 71, died Feb. 15, 2017, in Bar Harbor. She was born May 26, 1945, in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of James and Ruth (Spencer) Lombardi. Susan loved to be with children. She worked in special education as an aid at Conners Elementary School in Bar Harbor and was a bus

  • Marguerite Staples

    Marguerite Staples

    SWAN’S ISLAND – Marguerite Staples, 97, died Feb. 16, 2017, at a Bangor nursing home. She was born on Swan’s Island, Oct. 29, 1919, the daughter of Chester and Bessie (Herrick) Joyce. Marguerite was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She married Norman Staples on Dec. 24, 1942, and they were happily married for 60 years.

  • Clifford T. Berrouard

    Clifford T. Berrouard

    ELLSWORTH – Clifford T. Berrouard, 48, died Feb. 6, 2017, in Bangor. He was born Dec. 27, 1968, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Leonard C. and Elizabeth M. (Muise) Berrouard. During his early years he lived in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He moved to Bar Harbor in 1979 and attended school until his

  • Death Notices

    Richard Avery, 83, of Portland, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., and Great Cranberry Island, at Gosnel House, Scarborough. Celebration of life 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, Unity of Greater Portland, Windham. Ronald Baker, 76, of Bar Harbor, Feb. 10. Visiting 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, Jordan-Fernald, Mount Desert. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18,

  • Ronald “Duke” Baker

    Ronald “Duke” Baker

    BAR HARBOR – Ronald “Duke” Baker, 76, of Bar Harbor, husband of Therese Baker, died suddenly on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. He was born Oct. 9, 1940, in Central Falls, R.I., the son of Emile and Eva I. (Fontaine) Baker. Ron loved his family, “church family” and many friends who have remained a constant source of love,

  • John F. Kollman

    BAR HARBOR – John F. Kollman, 73, died unexpectedly on Feb. 9 at EMMC. John was born in 1943 in Ohio to A.E. Kollman and Elinor Lamb Kollman. John earned an associate degree in electronics and then joined the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. While stationed in Winter Harbor, he met and married his wife of

  • Michael C. Tate

    Michael C. Tate

    BAR HARBOR – Michael C. Tate, 72, of Bar Harbor passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in a Cape Coral, Fla., hospice facility, after a short illness surrounded by family. He was born March 9, 1944, in Bernard, the son of the late Carleton and Jessie (Mitchell) Tate. He was also predeceased by a

  • Joann Adrienne Levin

    Joann Adrienne Levin

    ELLSWORTH – Joann Adrienne Levin (nee Wittkopf) died peacefully on Feb. 6, 2017, in Ellsworth, at the age of 81. Joann is survived by her children, Lysa Anne Levin and Denise Marie Hue of Ellsworth; Jonathan Ari Levin of Queens, N.Y., and her granddaughter, Lilly Marie Hilton. Joann was born on Feb. 20, 1935, in Fond