• Don Eldon Coates

    ORONO AND MOUNT DESERT Don Eldon Coates, 97, died Dec. 23, 2018, in Orono.  A celebration of Don’s life will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono, with Rev. Lorna Grenfell, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments in

  • Robert (“Robin”) (“Bob”) John Walls

    Robert (“Robin”) (“Bob”) John Walls

    BLUE HILL Robert (“Robin”) (“Bob”) John Walls of Blue Hill passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 23, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born on June 23, 1932, the son of Anna (Lang) Walls and Greeley Walls Jr. He graduated from Gilman High School in Northeast

  • M. McCormick Hassel

      SOUTHWEST HARBOR M. McCormick Hassel, 72, died Jan. 18, 2019, in Bangor. She was born Jan. 18, 1947, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Robert P. and Ruth G. (Billburg) Johnsen. M. worked as an administrator for the Sarah B. Foundation. She enjoyed collecting books, renovating homes, antique collecting and taking care of her

  • Oscar Kelley Anderson Jr.

    Oscar Kelley Anderson Jr.

    MANHATTAN Oscar Kelley Anderson Jr. Aug. 24, 1937 – Jan. 20, 2019 O. Kelley Anderson Jr., beloved husband and father, died recently in Manhattan after a long illness. Born in Winchester, Mass., in 1937, the only child of O. Kelley Anderson Sr. and Alma Weichel Anderson, Kelley was raised on Beacon Hill and in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

  •    Betty-Ann Holmes

       Betty-Ann Holmes

    ELLSWORTH Betty-Ann Holmes 1935 – 1/1/2019 Betty-Ann (formerly Doyle, nee Graves) lived in Bar Harbor until her marriage to Joseph W. Doyle Jr. As an Air Force wife, and even after retirement, she lived in many different locations in the U.S. but always came back to Bar Harbor with and to her family. Betty-Ann is

  • Verna Bloom

    Verna Bloom

    BAR HARBOR   Verna Bloom, an actress whose career in film took her from the real streets of the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention through the slapstick campus of Faber College and the hill of Golgotha, died Jan. 9, 2019, after a long illness. She was 80 years old. The cause was complications of dementia, her

  • Wyndham Lee Clarke

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR On Dec. 26, Wyndham Lee Clarke died at the age of 89. He was born in Pinehurst, N.C., in 1929, and graduated from Southern Pines High School in 1947. He attended North Carolina State University briefly, returning to complete a degree in nuclear engineering after serving in the Air Force for six years

  • Frances L. Gray

    Frances L. Gray

    NORTHEAST HARBOR Frances L. Gray, 92, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 7, 2019, at Sonogee Rehabilitation Center in Bar Harbor. She was born on Oct. 6, 1926, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Alfred E. and Viola B. (Staples) Rodick. Fran’s greatest joys were her family, her church, and her Northeast Harbor community, where she

  • Joanne Lewis Stewart Woodfin

    Joanne Lewis Stewart Woodfin

    BAR HARBOR AND BROOKLYN, N.Y. Joanne Lewis Stewart Woodfin, 90, from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Bar Harbor, raised in Roanoke, Va., passed away on Dec. 2, 2018. Joanne was a lifelong volunteer, generously giving her time and talents to local organizations and charities. Whether creating posters for library book sales or baking for church fundraising events

  • Phillip A. Watson

    NORTHEAST HARBOR AND NEW YORK Phillip A. Watson, an attorney and an author, died Saturday, Dec. 8, in New York. He was 78. He lived in New York and spent summers with his wife, Cassandra Hopkins Watson, in Northeast Harbor. Phil was raised in Charleston, W.Va. He graduated from Yale University in 1962 with a