Dorothy Haynes Haskell

NORTHEAST HARBOR/ HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – Dorothy Haynes Haskell, 87, formerly of Northeast Harbor, died peacefully on June 26, 2016, at her home in Hackettstown, N.J. She was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Northeast Harbor, the daughter of Roger H. and Sylvia (Pinkham) Haynes.

Dorothy graduated from Gilman High School and worked for the Knowles Co. and the Rockefeller Estate in Maine. In 1952, Dorothy married Sterling E. Haskell, also of Northeast Harbor. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2012.

After raising her family, she completed her education, receiving a master’s degree, and worked for Medical Care Development in Augusta as the director of grants management and program policy. After retiring to Florida, she and her husband enjoyed playing golf together as well as sailing. Dorothy also was an avid duplicate bridge player.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Bruce Haskell, and wife, Helen, of Long Valley, N.J.; three grandchildren, Bridget Corby of Long Valley, N.J., Neil Haskell and Liza Haskell, both of Morristown, N.J., and two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Brendan Corby. She was predeceased by her husband.

Interment will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery, Northeast Harbor, with private graveside prayers to be held in the fall.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main Street, Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at


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