Mavis I. Murphy

Bass Harbor

Mavis I. Murphy, 90, died June 24, 2022, at MDI Hospital. She was born July 28, 1931, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Everett P. and Eleanor M. (Joy) Farley.

Mavis was a graduate of Bar Harbor High School, Class of 1947. She worked as a ticket agent for the Swan’s Island Ferry, which was operated by the state of Maine.

Mavis is survived by two sons, James A. Sprague and wife, Donna, of Estero, Fla.; Timothy Sprague of Bass Harbor; one daughter, Anne Marie Dockery, of White Oak, N.C.; grandson Carlton Winfield Sprague and wife, Jill Marie, of South Paris; and great-grandson Eli and Wilder Sprague. She was predeceased by her husband, Winfield P. Murphy.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, July 1, 2022, at Head of the Harbor Cemetery, Tremont.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at


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