• Death Notices Week of Oct. 19

    Death Notices Hunter Dewayne Austin, 23, of Franklin, September 23. Hoyt Evans Clark, 91, of Franklin, August 6. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, October 21, United Baptist Church, Ellsworth. William Everette Eason Jr., 74, of West Tremont and St. Simons’s Island, GA., September 22. Remembrance of life 1 p.m. Sunday, October 22, Maine Seacoast Mission,

  • Hunter Austin

    Hunter Austin

    FRANKLIN Hunter Dewayne Austin was taken from us far too soon on Sept. 23, 2017. Born June 7, 1994, in Arlington, Texas, to his mother, Amanda Gann, whom he joins in heaven. Leaving behind his father, Joseph Austin, stepmom Amanda Austin, three brothers: Stephen Riddle, Dustin Austin and Kaleb Austin all of Franklin, his Nana

  • Hoyt Clark

    Hoyt Clark

    FRANKLIN This is not an ordinary obituary. But Hoyt Clark was not an ordinary human being. It is difficult, if not impossible, to convey the essence of a beautiful soul in a few short columns of newspaper text. As difficult as it is, as his family and all those who loved him, these short words are an

  • Death Notices Week Oct., 12

    Death Notices Richard T. Austin, 80, of Trenton, Oct. 7 at a local hospital. John T. Bischof, 91, of Sedgwick, formerly of Swans Island, Sept. 29 at his home. Celebration of life 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at his home. Robert Evans, 77, of Somesville, Oct. 2 at his home. Celebration of life at later

  • Robert Evans

    Robert Evans

    SOMESVILLE Robert Evans, the beloved husband of Penny, died, very peacefully, at home, on Oct. 2, 2017, after a short struggle with lung cancer. He was born on Feb. 2, 1940, the son of Robert D. and Margery (James) Evans. Born with a great zest for life, Robert threw himself wholeheartedly into every endeavor. He

  • John Bischof

    SEDGWICK John Bischof, artist, boat designer-builder, compass adjuster, educator, grandfather, flutist, friend, partner, sailor, storyteller and volunteer, passed away peacefully Sept. 29, at his home in Sedgwick with his family. Born Oct. 16, 1925, in Syracuse, N.Y., he was educated at Syracuse University, Rhode Island School of Design and Harvard Graduate School of Education. He

  • Linda Palfrey

    Linda Palfrey

    BAR HARBOR Linda McFarland Palfrey, 97, died Oct. 4, 2017, in Ellsworth. She was born March 26, 1920, in Salisbury Cove, the daughter of Chauncey Alexander and Mae (Dunton) McFarland Sr. One of five children, her childhood on the farm was a happy one. She graduated from Bar Harbor High School and spent several of

  • Gladyce Stais

    Gladyce Stais

    FALMOUTH Gladyce Stais, 86, of Falmouth passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough. A sixth-generation native of Orrington, she was born on Nov. 12, 1930, in Bangor, to Victor and Ethel Baker of Orington. After Blake School in Orrington and graduation from Bangor High School, Gladyce earned a BA in

  • Death Notices Week of Oct. 5

    Leslie Allen Black, 76, of The Villages, FL., September 23 at The Villages Hospice House. Eileen Holmes, 92, of Bass Harbor and Foley, AL., September 28 at a Foley hospital. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday, October 14, McKinley Cemetery, Bass Harbor, followed by reception, 50 Granville Rd., Bass Harbor. Estelle Elaine LaPlante, 80, of Southwest

  • Eileen Holmes

    Eileen Holmes

    FOLEY, ALA. AND BASS HARBOR Eileen Holmes, 92, of Foley, Ala., and Bass Harbor, died unexpectedly after a short illness, Sept. 28, 2017, at a Foley hospital. Eileen was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Bellingham, Mass., the daughter of Charles A. and Myrtle A. (Collins) Sanford. Eileen married her sweetheart, L. Hilton Holmes, on Dec.