• Debra R. Messer

    Debra R. Messer

    Bar Harbor After a long struggle with dementia, Debby Messer died on Nov. 2, 2020. She was born Nov. 20, 1950, in Baltimore, Md., to Charlotte and Charles “Jack” Norinsky. She graduated from Milford Mill High School in Baltimore, went to the University of Maryland, where she received a BA in Education in 1975, and

  • Dorothea (Dot) Perry Mead

    Dorothea (Dot) Perry Mead

    Southwest Harbor and Wayland, Mass. Dorothea (Dot) Perry Mead died at 97 in Wayland, Mass., on Wednesday, Oct. 28, but her heart remained in Southwest Harbor, where she had lived with her husband, Jeremiah, since 1988. Prior to retiring, they had lived in Waban, Mass., raising their four children in a big house full of

  • Margot Kohorn (nee Lytton)

    Margot Kohorn (nee Lytton)

    Otter Creek and Orange, Conn.    Margot Kohorn (nee Lytton) of Orange, Conn., and Otter Creek passed away on Oct. 7, 2020. Born Sept. 9, 1929, in London, UK, to Morris and Pearl Lytton, Margot lived a rich life and was sunny and vivacious, deeply empathetic, a stranger to no one, who loved her family

  • Ann S. Tracy

    Ann S. Tracy

    July 23, 1943 – October 22, 2020  Born Shirley Ann Tracy, she quickly became Ann when her 24-year-old mother realized they’d be referred to as Young and Old Shirley. Ann was a wartime baby who grew up in Somes Sound in the house her father built. Favorite childhood memories include geese chasing her in the

  • Robert E. Theriault

    Robert E. Theriault

    Bar Harbor Robert E. Theriault, age 83, died with his family surrounding him at Birch Bay Village in Hulls Cove on Oct. 22, 2020. He was born on Feb. 28, 1937, in Presque Isle, to Mauna and Edward Theriault. Bob graduated from Husson College in Bangor in 1960. Shortly after graduation, he met the love

  • Harold Francis Ford

    Harold Francis Ford

    Bar Harbor  Harold Francis Ford, 85 died peacefully at home in Bar Harbor on Oct. 18, 2020, after a long illness. He was born on Nov. 9, 1934, in West Haven, Conn., and was a graduate of Yale University School of Art. He studied graphic design at Paier College of Art and worked in that

  • Julie (Crofoot) Simons

    Julie (Crofoot) Simons

    Topeka, Kan. Julie (Crofoot) Simons, age 66, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at her home in Topeka, Kan., with her beloved husband by her side. Julie was born in Omaha, Neb., the youngest of six children and the only daughter of Dr. Michael and Julie (DeMane) Crofoot on Nov. 14, 1953. Julie loved

  • Susannah Coolidge Jones

    Susannah Coolidge Jones

    Bernard  Susannah Coolidge Jones died peacefully at home on Sept. 27, 2020. She was born in 1924 in Milton, Mass., the fourth of five brothers and sisters, to the former Susannah Cunningham and John T. Coolidge. She grew up in a house that her father built, full of interesting artifacts, studio and camellia greenhouses. Her

  • Manuel L. Young Jr. (Lucky)

    Manuel L. Young Jr. (Lucky)

    Southwest Harbor Manuel L. Young Jr. (Lucky) died at home surrounded by family on Oct. 16, 2020, following a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born on Oct. 22, 1946, the son of Manuel L. Young Sr. and Mildred (Nice) Young. Lucky graduated from Pemetic High School in 1966 and married the love of

  • Stephen Philip Claiborne Fuchs

    Stephen Philip Claiborne Fuchs

    June 26, 1974 – June 21, 2020    Stephen Philip Claiborne Fuchs died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at home in Wilmington, N.C. He grew up in Durham, N.C.; Baltimore, Md., and Seal Harbor. Born June 26, 1974, in Durham, N.C., he was the son of James C.A. and Emily