Carl W. Hatch (“Cat Daddy”)



Lubec and Bar Harbor

Carl W. Hatch now rests in peace, after passing away suddenly on June 22, 2022, in his Lubec home at the age of 68. He was the third son born to Ada and A. Urban Hatch, Jr of Bar Harbor, Maine and soon had to make room for four more siblings, who together made a family of nine (not including the grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who frequently visited).

Siblings note that he was fun to go fishing with and always ready to go up to “Duck” Lake near Beddington. After graduating from MDIHS and serving as a diesel mechanic on a Coast Guard cutter in Alaska in the 1970s, he was stationed at West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec. He and former wife JoAnn started a family and were blessed by two beautiful girls, April and Becky, forever the apples of his eyes. After leaving the service, he worked at McGonigal’s and stayed in the town he loved. Later he had another child, Jonathan, who he lost in a fire but who always remained in his heart. We hope they are together now.

We thank the town of Lubec for helping him rebuild his home and looking out for him all these years. He so enjoyed Annabell’s restaurant and friends there, a second home. He also enjoyed the company of his second wife, Terry (Hummel) Devin. Carl is survived and missed by April Burch (spouse Olis Burch, Jr) and Becky Hatch (spouse James Holmes); seven grandchildren, Jamaeya (Wil) Pierce, Cheyenne Mills, James Coles, Onilee and Olis III Burch, Jalen and Jelani Holmes; as well as great-grandchildren Emma Claire (Patrick and Aileen), River and Reid Pierce. He wished he had lived closer to you all. In addition, Carl is survived by his mother, Ada (husband Frank Gray); six siblings, Alan Hatch (wife Susan), Bruce Hatch (wife Lisa), Dana Hatch (wife Lena), Ellen Eaton (husband Chris), Annette Clein (husband Lee), Beth Lawson (Husband George) and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He had many special friends, including Alvin and Jenny, Ginger, John Corey, the McGonigals, cousin Johnny, Susie Bassett, the late Annabell, Spiderman from the CG, many friends from Salisbury Cove and numerous others.

At this time, there is no formal service, but family and friends are encouraged to leave condolences on the funeral home website, McClure Family Funeral Home https://mcclurefamilyfuneral.com.

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