Ann G. Sawyer


Ann G. Sawyer, 97, died Aug. 14, 2018, at an Ellsworth health care facility. She was born April 10, 1921, in Stonington the daughter of Herbert Hosmer and Hester Anen (Clarke) Warren.

Ann attended high school in St. Petersburg, Fla., and then Stonington High School, which she graduated from. She went to Normal School at MCI in Pittsfield. Ann was married to Elwood V. Sawyer and they lived in a variety of places, finally settling in Surry. She was a past member of the Surry Methodist Church, Surry Community Improvement Association and the Surry Historical Society. Ann also served as a ballot clerk for many years for the town of Surry.

Ann is survived by a son: T.J. Sawyer of Ellsworth; a daughter, Louise Talkington; son-in-law, Emery Cowan both of Surry; a sister, Jessie Magers of Edgewater, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Ann was predeceased by her husband, two daughters, Corinne and Dorothy and a brother Thomas Warren.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Sept. 15, 2018 at the North Bend Cemetery, Surry.

In lieu of flowers contributions in Ann’s memory may be made to Courtland Rehab & Living Center, 42 Bucksport Rd., Ellsworth 04605.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial and Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at


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