• Joan Karen Dasmann

    BAR HARBOR Joan Karen Dasmann, 76, passed on to heaven on Dec 23, 2018, at MDI Hospital. Born on Nov. 17, 1942, in Oregon, she was the daughter of the late William Patrick Dasmann of San Francisco and West Jefferson, N.C., and Edna May Dasmann of Chillocco, Okla., and San Rafael, Calif. Joan grew up

  • Robert Richard Pyle

    NORTHEAST HARBOR Robert Richard Pyle died Dec. 25, 2018, after a wonderful life. He was born on Oct. 22, 1945, in Phoenixville, Pa., the son of Louise Kaler Sawtelle and James Wesley Pyle. Brought as an infant to Searsport, where he attended grammar school, he began his summer life as a child in his grandparents’

  • Don Eldon Coates

    Don Eldon Coates

    ORONO AND MOUNT DESERT Don Eldon Coates, 97, died peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 23, 2018, at Dirigo Pines Retirement Community in Orono. Don was born in Hillview, Ill., the son of Lloyd Eldon and Lottie Jane (Bridgewater) Coates. Energetic and outgoing, Don was voted most popular in his senior year at Carrollton High

  • Sally C. Rooney

    BAR HARBOR Sally C. Rooney, 80, died Dec. 13, 2018, at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor. Born in 1938 in Malden, Mass., she was the daughter of Kellogg W. and Muriel C. Kyle of Stoneham, Mass. Sally graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, becoming the first woman to earn a BS in wildlife management

  • Richard “Maynard” Madar

    Richard “Maynard” Madar

    SEAL COVE Richard “Maynard” Madar, born Aug. 31, 1944, died at home Dec. 8, 2018. He was a private man who led a hard-working and interesting life. His wealth of experience gave him many stories to share with those who knew him. Though he grew up in New Jersey, he was a Mainer by nature,

  • Don S. Varnum

    Don S. Varnum

    BAR HARBOR Don S. Varnum, 83, of Bar Harbor died on Dec. 16, 2018, after a long illness.  A sun-tanned, freckle-faced kid who grew up in Pittsfield, Maine, Don loved the outdoors and all things connected to it: basketball, biking, gardening, hiking, and animals, especially dogs, geese and goats, some of which became pets! Don

  • Clara Francis Wedge

    CRANBERRY ISLES Clara Francis Wedge, 85, died Dec. 7, 2018, in Ellsworth. She was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of John and Beatrice (Kelly) Pervear. Clara grew up in Northeast Harbor and attended school there. At the age of 15 (which she would jokingly remind us, she didn’t have to), she

  • Eleanor M. Renault

    Eleanor M. Renault

    NORTHEAST HARBOR Eleanor M. Renault, 88, died Dec. 4, 2018, in Northeast Harbor. She was born April 7, 1930, the daughter of Eugene and Lena (Leland) Merchant. Eleanor attended Gilman High School, Northeast Harbor. She faithfully served the Parish of St. Ignatius Catholic Church for 37 years. She is survived by two daughters: Sue Taylor

  • Harris Hyman

    BAR HARBOR Harris Hyman, one of the great teachers in the early years of College of the Atlantic, died on Nov. 21, 2018. He was born on Nov. 29, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., and was one of the most delightful people any of us have ever known. He was brilliant and eccentric and very kind.

  • Fredrick “Rick” George Marzolf

    Fredrick “Rick” George Marzolf

    NORTHEAST HARBOR Fredrick “Rick” George Marzolf, 64, passed away peacefully with family and friends by his side Nov. 30, 2018, at a Bangor hospital. Rick was born Oct. 15, 1954, in Hawthorne, Nev. He was the son of Fredrick F. Marzolf and Frances T. (McIntee) Marzolf. Rick graduated from Bucksport High School, Class of 1973.