• Jerry Wilbur

    Jerry Wilbur

    Bar Harbor On Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, Jerry Wilbur of Bar Harbor, passed away at the age of 68 at his home after a period of declining health. Jerry was born in Eastbrook on Nov. 2, 1952, the son of Leroy and Marilyn (Bunker) Wilbur. He grew up in Eastbrook, attended Ellsworth High School, and

  • Dave Reed

    Dave Reed

    Southwest Harbor and Jacksonville, Fla. Dave Reed, 82, joined family in Heaven March 26, 2021. Dave was the only child of Edmund B. Reed Jr. and Dorothy Harn Brady, who raised him in Millinocket. He graduated from the Maine Central Institute in 1956 and enlisted into military service the same year. Dave spent summers growing

  • Karen “Jo Mama” Jopek

    Karen “Jo Mama” Jopek

    Bar Harbor Karen “Jo Mama” Jopek, 71, passed away peacefully at her home on March 18, 2021. Karen “Jo Mama” embraced life and looked upon it as an adventure. She enjoyed traveling all over the East Coast for antique shows and fairs. After spending her early years in Florida, she and Max embarked on a

  • Sarah Bridges

    Tremont Sarah Bridges, 85, passed away at home on March 17, 2021. She was born in Tremont, the daughter of Gilbert and Helena Conant Black. She loved genealogy and finding the connections between people. Sarah was a member of the Tremont Historical Society and a tremendous help in identifying people and buildings in the McKinley

  • Donald R. Smith

    Hancock Donald R. Smith, 83, the greatest sailor to have ever lived, died last week at MDI Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Boston, son of Donald and Catherine Smith. He was sailing at a young age and soon had a sailboat of his own named “The Tomato.” After graduating from Sacrament

  • Walter Junior Seward

    Walter Junior Seward

    Bar Harbor Walter Junior Seward Sunrise to Sunset January 23, 1950 – March 24, 2021 Born in Palmer Springs, Va., to Lucille Virginia Seward and Walter Thomas. As a child his happiest memories were of walking alongside the Roanoke River and Lake Kerr near the home he was born. As a teen he relocated to

  • Shaun M. Conley

    Shaun M. Conley

    Seal Harbor Shaun M. Conley, 23, has gone home to hang out and rap with Jesus and play WoW with God, on March 19, 2021, at his home in Seal Harbor. Shaun graced this world with his presence on June 9, 1997 in Bar Harbor. Adored youngest son of Katherine M. Conley and his father,

  • Gerald J. Paradis

    Gerald J. Paradis

    Bar Harbor Gerald J. Paradis, 83, died at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor, on March 27, 2021. He was born March 10, 1938, in Frenchville, the son of Sylvio and Roselle (Michaud) Paradis. Gerry graduated from Wisdom High School in St. Agatha, in the Class of 1955. Following graduation, he attended East Coast Aero Tech

  • Shelia Marie Klausky (Tierney)

    Southwest Harbor Shelia Marie Klausky (Tierney), a longtime resident of Southwest Harbor, passed away on March 1, 2021, at the Atlantic Shores Assisted Living Facility in Harrington. She was 85 years old. She was born in Norton, Mass., daughter of the late Eugene and Irene (Marvel) Tierney. Sheila had three children with former husband Wallace

  • Jeanette Grindle Hanscome

    Jeanette Grindle Hanscome

    Bar Harbor “There is a flower, a little flower, with silver crest, and golden eye, that welcomes every changing hour, and weather every sky.” James Montgomery (“The Daisy”) Jeanette Grindle Hanscome, daughter of George E. Grindle and Ada Bell Carter, was born Aug. 24, 1929, as the world was crushed by the Great Depression. She


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