Lita Pauline (Polly) Bunker

Cranberry Island

Lita Pauline Bunker,94 passed away at her home on Great Cranberry Island March 4, 2022. She was born on Great Cranberry Island May 29, 1927, the daughter of Elisha G. and Annie (Spurling) Bunker.

Lita Pauline Bunker grew up on Great Cranberry Island where she met her beloved husband, Lindon Henry (Tud) Bunker, who she married on  Nov. 21, 1952. Polly worked at the Asticou Inn in Northeast Harbor starting at the young age of 16 as the dining room manager from 1945-1970. She then opened her own business on Great Cranberry, the Whale’s Rib gift shop, which she operated for 46 years.

Lita Pauline Bunker had no children of her own but is survived by her two nephews, Lawrence and Gary Allen, niece Lorraine Bracy, as well as many grand-nieces and nephews. Lita Pauline Bunker was predeceased by her husband, Lindon, brother Edgar, sisters Ada, Charlene and Leona and niece Janice.

A service date will be determined in the summer of 2022 on Great Cranberry Island at the Bunker Cemetery.

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