• Janet Joyce Stockburger

    Janet Joyce Stockburger

    WELLS Janet Joyce Stockburger, 82 years, of Wells, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Janet was born April 20, 1936, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Armand and Mary (Souza) Gill. Janet was raised in Provincetown, Mass. One of Janet’s first jobs was a switchboard operator for the telephone

  • Joan R. Vaughan

    Joan R. Vaughan

    PRIDE’S CROSSING, MASS. AND MOUNT DESERT Joan R. Vaughan of Pride’s Crossing, Mass., and Mount Desert died peacefully in her sleep Aug. 19, 2018, at her home in Pretty Marsh, and is now with her beloved Sam, who predeceased her in 2012. Surviving Joany are three children, Allan Pinkerton Vaughan, Joanie Vaughan Ingraham and Henry

  • William “Bill” Edward Neleski Jr.

    William “Bill” Edward Neleski Jr.

    CUMBERLAND William “Bill” Edward Neleski Jr. graced our lives for too short a time. Bill, 52, of Cumberland, and formerly of Portland and Lamoine and Hawaii, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, due to complications from colon cancer. Although his lifespan was less than average, Bill certainly lived an above-average life. Born in Puerto



    VILLANOVA, PA. STOCKTON NEWBOLD SMITH Mr. Smith, born Aug. 12, 1954, passed away in his Villanova, Pa., home surrounded by his family on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2018, at the age of 64. A graduate of Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Mass.; The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa.; and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.,

  • Sadie Frances Cunningham

    Sadie Frances Cunningham

    BAR HARBOR AND CAPE ELIZABETH Sadie Frances Cunningham, 91, of Bar Harbor passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, in Cape Elizabeth. Sadie was born in Bar Harbor on Sept. 11, 1926, to Susan F. Lambert and George R. Lambert. She was a lifelong resident of Bar Harbor. On April 13, 1946, she married Ralph (Joe)

  • Sandra G. Murphy

    Sandra G. Murphy

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Sandra G. Murphy, 82, loving wife, mother and Nanny, died suddenly Aug. 1, 2018, at her home. She was born in Bar Harbor Nov. 25, 1935, the daughter of Elmer and Dorothy Garland (Parsons). In addition to her parents, Sandra was predeceased by stepfather Leon “Boof” Parsons, brother-in-law Joseph Murphy, Clarence Murphy, sister-in-law

  • Ann G. Sawyer

    SURRY Ann G. Sawyer, 97, died Aug. 14, 2018, at an Ellsworth health care facility. She was born April 10, 1921, in Stonington the daughter of Herbert Hosmer and Hester Anen (Clarke) Warren. Ann attended high school in St. Petersburg, Fla., and then Stonington High School, which she graduated from. She went to Normal School

  • Elsie R. Frost

    Elsie R. Frost

    BREWER Elsie R. Frost, 91, died peacefully at Woodlands Nursing Home in Brewer, Aug. 8, 2018. Daughter of Byron L. and Mary Brown Robinson, she was one of five daughters who grew up in Southwest Harbor. In recent years, she had been a long-term resident at Woodlands who never lost her wonderful sense of humor

  • Barbara Jean Gilfillan

    Barbara Jean Gilfillan

    MOUNT DESERT Barbara Jean Gilfillan passed away on Aug. 9, 2018, peacefully amongst her loving family and her closest companion these past six years, Holly, her beloved Corgi. Born Jan. 9, 1933, to Fred and Nettie Blanchard on Beech Hill, Somesville, she recounted many memories about what life was like in simpler times. In 1954,

  • Robert Allen Benedict

    Robert Allen Benedict

    STEUBEN Robert Allen Benedict, 86, of Steuben, died peacefully at home Aug. 10, with his family surrounding him. He was born and raised in Beverly, Mass., with two brothers and a sister, son of Harold and Christine Benedict. As a teenager, Bob was a private first class in the Massachusetts National Guard, during which he