Charles Ernest Cousins passed away on Dec. 24, 2017, from natural causes. His wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Hall Cousins, was by his side. He was 92 years old. He was born and raised in Bar Harbor and graduated from Bar Harbor High School and Colby College. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1945. At Colby, he met Elizabeth Parker Hall of Canton, Mass. They were married Sept. 10, 1949.
Charlie raised his family in Sudbury and Duxbury, Mass. He leaves his wife, Libby Cousins of Duxbury, and their sons Hoyt, Paul, Glen and Neal, 10 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, his niece Maria Komarek-Kazan and his sister Dorothy Cousins MaGoon of Brooks. He was predeceased by his sister, Leola Marty Cousins Gray of Fairfield.
No memorial service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Charles E. Cousins to Project Gurnet and Bug Lights Inc. P.O. Box 2167 Duxbury, MA 02331 or buglight.org.