BAR HARBOR – Bernice M. Stork passed away suddenly March 1, 2017, at age 85, with her children around her. She was the daughter of Elva and Harvard Beal, born in Manset. In 2007, she was predeceased by her husband, Albert Stork. They had been married 58 years.
Bee, as she was known all her life, worked at The Jackson Lab for over 35 years, beginning in 1972. She had many wonderful friends there. She retired twice from her job as doctor’s assistant and finally ended her career there when she turned 80.
She is survived by her three children: Vicki Salsbury Hutchins and her husband, Brent; Albert Stork Jr. and his wife, Jane; and Harry Stork; as well as by her granddaughter Rebecca Salsbury and her partner, Graham Milsted, who live in London, England. She is survived by one brother, Harold Beal, and his wife, Marcia. She leaves behind her special friends, sister-in-law Joanne Beal, Beryl Daigle, Gert Gascon, and Joanne Rathbun, as well as many nieces and nephews and other dear friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, at Tremont Congregational Church at 11 a.m. Donations in Bee’s memory can be made to the Pretty Marsh Cemetery Association, 778 Indian Point Road, Mount Desert, ME 04660.