George Hagerthy Sr.



George Hagerthy Sr.

George Hagerthy Sr.

STONINGTON and  OTTER CREEK
George Ruthen Hagerthy Sr., 82, died Jan. 10, 2015. He was born May 20, 1932 in Seal Harbor, the son of Elmer E. and Gladys (McKay) Hagerthy.
George attended Otter Creek schools. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. George lived in Bucksport for many years, where he operated a small farm on Route 46 and worked as a woodsman and pulp truck driver. He moved to Little Deer Isle and the Stonington area in 1972. There, he worked as a clam digger and operated a lobster boat with his wife, Pat, for several years. George enjoyed working on cars and small engines and could always be seen around his workshop.
George is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia A. (Lacey) Hammett Hagerthy; three sons, Michael Hammett, George R. “Peewee” Hagerthy Jr. and his wife, Tammy, all of Stonington, and Allan N. Hagerthy and fiancée, Janice Hardy, of Sunshine; two daughters, Crystal (Hammett) Colson and husband, James, of Elliot and Margaret Hagerthy and husband, John Gibbons, of Bass Harbor; twin sister, Helen Gilbert, of Bucksport and Isma (Brown) Parkhurst, of Cumberland Center; 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Elmer and Alan Hagerthy, and grandchildren, Dawn Robbins and Ayden Hagerthy.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Galilean Gospel Temple Church of Stonington. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Otter Creek Cemetery, Otter Creek.
Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.

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