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Bernard — Rosemary W. Tilden died peacefully on March 22, 2023, at Total Care Solutions in Holden. Rose was born on May 27, 1933, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Barbara

Boothbay — It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share the loss of Charles Wallace Birlem, who passed away quite suddenly and far too soon on Thursday, March 9, 2023.

Gainesville, Fla. — Virginia Liddie Heffner passed away on Wednesday, March 8, in Gainesville, Fla., after spending 10 days in hospice care at her daughter’s

Southwest Harbor — Willard F. Colson, 100, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2023, at his home in Southwest Harbor. Willard was born Jan 20, 1923, in Milbridge, the

Bar Harbor — Lester “Les” A. Foss Jr., 63, died unexpectedly on March 10, 2023, in Bangor. Les was born Sept. 9, 1959, in Machias, the son of Lester and Rachel (Johnson) Foss Sr.

Bar Harbor — Nancy Walls Walder, 92, passed away courageously on Feb. 27, 2023, at Birch Bay Estates in Bar Harbor. She was born in Bar Harbor on Oct. 4, 1930, to John

Ellsworth — Mary Jane (MJ) Phillips Smith of Ellsworth passed away peacefully March 1, 2023, in Holden, Maine. She was born August 21, 

Southwest Harbor — John Dittmar died peacefully on Feb. 25, 2023, at the age of 72 from a large brain tumor. John was born on Oct. 15, 1950, in New York.

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Berwyn, Pa. — Ana Carmen Davidson Thompson, 92, died peacefully at her home in Berwyn, Pa., on Jan. 31, 2023. She is survived by her

Norway, Mich. — Jill Marie Recla, age 37, of Norway, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis.

Bar Harbor — Gary Barker passed away on Feb. 13, 2023, at the age of 89. He was born on Sept. 8, 1933, in Washburn, to Alexander and Lulu (Plissey) Barker and had 10 siblings.

Ellsworth — Mary Lee Prosser, 64, died on Feb. 19, 2023, at Courtland Rehab after a prolonged illness. Mary was born on July 31, 1958, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Northeast Harbor — Paul A. Jewett, 76, passed away Feb. 25, 2023, at his home with his wife and daughter at his side. He was born Dec. 20, 1946, in Bar Harbor, the pride and joy of

Ellsworth — Shelley passed away Feb. 14 in Ellsworth. She was born Sept. 27, 1953, in Castine to Thomas and Priscilla (Howard) Lunt, both from Frenchboro.