• Russell Dischinger

    Russell Dischinger

    Brooksville Russell (Russ) Dischinger, age 72, passed away peacefully at his home in Brooksville on Aug. 27, 2021, with his beloved wife, Martha (Marty), and his loving family at his side. Russ was born June 20, 1949, in Baltimore, Md., the son of the Harry Robert Dischinger and Ruth D. Shriver (both deceased). Russ was

  • Linda Lyons

    Bar Harbor Linda Grace Lyons, gentle soul, curious spirit and lover of truth, died on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, after a long journey with cancer. She was 69 years old. Born on Nov. 17, 1951, in Lewiston, she was the daughter of William and Edith (Bonney) Lyons. She graduated from Edward Little High School and

  • Denise Beaudoin

    Denise Beaudoin

    Bar Harbor Denise “Dee” Beaudoin, 67, died on Sept. 12, 2021, after a short battle with cancer. Dee was born in Waterville on Aug. 2, 1954, to parents Henry and Elizabeth (Drinkwine) Berthiaume. Dee was a beloved member of the Island’s community. Most recently she worked at the Blue Nose Inn in the Great Room.

  • John J. Chruscielski

    John J. Chruscielski

    Ellsworth John J. Chruscielski passed on in the early morning hours of Aug. 16, 2021, at Mount Desert Island Hospital, after a heroic battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 15, 1967, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Norbert and Cynthia Chruscielski. John graduated from Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, Wis., Class of 1985.

  • Dana Richard Haynes

    Dana Richard Haynes

    Northeast Harbor Dana Richard Haynes, 83, died peacefully on Sept. 8 at MDI Hospital holding his daughter’s hand. He was born in the same hospital on April 29, 1938, son of Richard M. and Margaret M. (Cousins) Haynes. Dana grew up in Northeast Harbor, learning the ropes at Haynes Garage starting about the age of

  • Patricia Bancroft Rice

    Patricia Bancroft Rice

    Scarborough Patricia Bancroft Rice died on Aug. 20, 2021. She was born in Natchez, Miss., on June 26, 1929, to Anna Lange Hale and Walter Hale. Some years later, her mother married Winthrop Bancroft, who became Pat’s stepfather. She grew up in Albany, Ga., and Jacksonville, Fla., and was educated at Bartram and St. Anne’s

  • Amy Butler Guillan

    Amy Butler Guillan

    Lamoine Amy Butler Guillan transitioned from this world to her Higher Power on Sept. 3, 2021, after a brief illness. Amy was born on Oct. 26, 1958, in Marion, Ind., but always thought of Maine as her home. She took advantage of many opportunities to travel and live in various parts of the United States

  • Judith S. Norwood

    Judith S. Norwood

    Northeast Harbor Beloved mother, wife, grandmother and friend passed unexpectedly Aug. 31, 2021. Born Jan. 24, 1940, to Woodbury A. and Lula M. Stanley of Northeast Harbor. Judy had many friends while growing up in Northeast Harbor, but her oldest and best was Helen (Wood) Hendry of Richmond Hills, Ga. They spent hours on the

  • Ellen V.P. Wells

    Ellen V.P. Wells

    Philadelphia, Penn. Ellen V.P. Wells, formerly a resident of Crawford and Falmouth, died peacefully and of natural causes on Aug. 14, in Philadelphia, where she has resided for the past several years. She was 93. She had a busy life: Mother of three sons, William F. Newbold, David D. Newbold and F. Eugene Newbold (always

  • Donald M. Staples

    Donald M. Staples

    Swan’s Island Donald M. Staples, 87, passed away Aug. 19, 2021, at MDI Hospital. He was born in Tremont, Sept. 28, 1933, the son of Maynard and Ethel (Wheaton) Staples. Donnie joined the Navy at the age of 17, where he served for four years. He then returned to Swan’s Island to go lobstering and


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