Elizabeth “Bette” D. Douglas


Elizabeth “Bette” D. Douglas, age 94, passed away on June 27, 2017. Bette was born June 1, 1923, in Ellsworth.

Bette was predeceased by her loving siblings, Barbara Donnell Boyer and Vincent (Bud) Donnell. She is survived by daughters Jean and husband, William Boddy, of Millinocket; Catherine and husband, Dennis Higgins, of Ellsworth; five grandchildren: Traci O’Neill, Dean Paine, John Boddy, Kelly Paine and Erin Clark; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

You may remember Bette from the school lunch program at Bar Harbor High School and Conners Emerson. She was also a familiar face of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce for over 50 years.

Anyone wishing to remember Bette in a special way may send a donation to Kid’s Corner, 81 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Watching the children play across from her home brought many smiles to her face.

In keeping with Bette’s wishes, burial will be private.

Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Condolences may be offered at directcremationofmaine.com.

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