Georgia C. Candage

OBIT ISL-CandageHULLS COVE — Georgia C. Candage, 88, died July 24, 2015, at a Bangor hospital surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Frank Wilder and Susie Juanita (Allen) Cummings.

Georgia spent her early years growing up in Eden. After graduating from Bar Harbor High School, Georgia married Chester “Bud” Candage. Bud was in both the Navy and Coast Guard, which gave the family the opportunity to live at Portland Head Light, Virginia Beach and several other locations. After retirement, they enjoyed traveling together.

Georgia worked as a chambermaid at a number of local hotels and cabins. She was a fixture at the Pot and Kettle Club, where she opened and closed the club for the season. She did all the laundry, cleaning and preparations. Georgia was an avid reader and had a talent for crossword puzzles. She loved listening to Daniel O’Donnell, watching figure skating and feeding all the wildlife that frequented her yard for food.

Georgia was a member of TOPS for many years. In her younger years, she enjoyed bowling and attending the “Wayback Balls” with Bud and friends.

Georgia is survived by two sons: Richard, of Hulls Cove, and Paul and wife, Kelly, from Skowhegan and Hulls Cove; four grandchildren: Christopher Candage and wife, Maria, Rachael Higgins and husband, James, Ryan Candage and Amy, and Ian Candage and Lindsay; six great-grandchildren, Teagan, Colby, Georgia Madison, Olivia Rae, Landan James and Aiden; many nieces, nephews and her special niece Marilyn McEntee. Georgia was predeceased by her husband, Chester, and two brothers, Harold and Shirley Cummings.

Friends are invited to call from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Jordan–Fernald Home, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Robert Maddocks officiating. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery, Hulls Cove.

Those who desire may make contributions in Georgia’s memory to the AMVETS (American Veterans), 4647 Forbes Blvd. Lanham, MD 20706.

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