Jane Keene


Jane Keene, 65, died unexpectedly March 3, 2020, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born March 2, 1955, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Kenneth and Virginia Walton.

Jane grew up in Seal Harbor and graduated from MDI High School, Class of 1973, where she enjoyed her time spent on the yearbook and in the National Honor Society. Jane attended UMPI.

Jane loved to read, listen to music and spend time at Seal Harbor Beach. As a wonderful storyteller, her friends and family will miss her stories of childhood days growing up in Seal Harbor.

Jane is survived by her son, Scott Keene, and his partner, Claudine Maillet, of Franklin; her brothers, Ken Walton, and wife, Pam, of Spofford, N.H., Brent Walton and wife, Cathy, of Bar Harbor; sisters, Jo-anne Walton and husband, Michael Tooher, of Portland, Judy Richards and husband, Blaine, of Trenton; nephews, Nicholas Walton and Alex Tooher; nieces, Kristin Murphy, Chrissie Carriere, Katie Hill, Kendra Wolfel and Colby Lindemann; and Jane’s lifelong friend, Rosie McQuinn. Jane was predeceased by her parents and niece, Emily Walton.

At Jane’s request, there will be no service. Donations in Jane’s memory may be made to SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial and Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.

Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com.

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