Katherine Sawyer


Katherine A. Sawyer, 89, died Jan. 8, 2018, at an Ellsworth health care facility. She was born in Trenton, Dec. 16, 1928, the daughter of William and Sara (Cousins) Alley.

She and her husband, Gerard E., were married for 46 years. They enjoyed square dancing and snowmobiling together. Katherine was very sociable and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Katherine was an avid knitter. She was a member of the Church of Our Father in Hulls Cove.

She is survived by two sons, Gerard L. Sawyer and wife Linda of New Port Richey, Fla., and Allen W. Sawyer and partner Judy Caminiti of Trenton; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; special sister-in-law, Delores “Dimp” Sawyer; and extended Alley family. She was predeceased by her husband in 1993 and daughter, Sally Chamberlain, in 2002.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., May 19, 2018, at the Church of Our Father, Hulls Cove. Interment will be at Leland Cemetery, Trenton.

Contributions in Katherine’s memory may be made to Church of our Father, P.O. Box 186, Hulls Cove 04644.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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