• Nancy Theresa Doyle

    Nancy Theresa Doyle

    ELLSWORTH There will be a gathering to celebrate the life of Nancy Theresa Doyle, who moved on to her next adventure on June 15, 2019. I know, the obituary said we were planning a celebration for the summer, but we had to make sure this wasn’t some elaborate prank to get her kids to clean

  • Ida Mae Smallidge

    Ida Mae Smallidge

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Ida Mae Smallidge, of Southwest Harbor, died Aug. 29, 2019. She was 81. Ida was born in Bar Harbor on July 4, 1938, to Roy and Jennie Jenkins of Northeast Harbor. Ida grew up in Northeast Harbor and graduated from Mount Desert High School and pursued her education and calling as a nurse.

  • John Irving Smallidge

    John Irving Smallidge

    BAR HARBOR At the bountiful age of 87, John Irving Smallidge passed away Sept. 21 at home with his family in East Lyme, Conn. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Doris Scarvalone Smallidge. He is survived by his four sons, their wives and children — Michael, his wife, Michele, and children

  • James Salant

    James Salant

    BROOKLIN Author James Salant, 35, died of a sudden heart attack on Aug. 25 in Brooklin. His critically acclaimed 2007 memoir, “Leaving Dirty Jersey,” described how he left his home in Princeton, N.J., at age 17, for the life of a drug addict, and how he eventually recovered. Following that book’s publication, James continued writing

  • James Edward Norris Jr.

    James Edward Norris Jr.

    James Edward Norris Jr. was born to Eleanor Tower and James Norris on Oct. 28, 1946, in Ellsworth. Jim lost his battle with cancer at his home on Marlboro Beach in Lamoine on Oct. 3, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones. He has gone to meet our Lord and to start his next great adventure.

  • Anne Tracy De Golyer

    Anne Tracy De Golyer

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Anne Tracy De Golyer, 78, died Oct. 2, 2019, in Southwest Harbor. She was born July 22, 1941, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Philip Tracy and Melissa Colcord (Farnham) Carroll. Anne graduated from Pemetic High School, Class of 1959, and Mount Ida College. In 1961, she married Donald E. De Golyer. She

  • Mary Lyman Coit Drury

    Mary Lyman Coit Drury

    BAR HABOR Mary Lyman Coit Drury — sister, aunt, cousin, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, Maer Maer — died Sept. 24, 2019, at her home in Bar Harbor. She was 89. Mary was a teacher, a pillar of her community and the heart of her family. Raised in Cambridge, Mass., she attended the Buckingham School (now Buckingham

  • Robert Douglas Phillips

    Robert Douglas Phillips

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR Robert Douglas Phillips, “Bob,” 60, of Southwest Harbor, went to be with Jesus unexpectedly on Sept. 28, 2019. Bob was born in Newburyport, Mass., on June 15, 1959, to Leslie Maurice and Doris Phillips. Bob’s daughter, Chelsea Loren Phillips, was born in 1990. Bob married his best friend and the love of his

  • Lydia Salant

    Lydia Salant

    BLUE HILL Therapist and healer Lydia Salant died at home in Blue Hill on Aug. 3, at age 73. Although she had limited mobility in recent years due to a muscular disease, she was still actively writing and also collaborating with her husband of 40 years, the psychoanalyst Dr. Nathan Schwartz-Salant. Born Lydia Polushkin on

  • Kenneth Leroy Howie

    Kenneth Leroy Howie

    BAR HARBOR Kenny, aka Bunny, age 71, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sept. 16, 2019. He was born June 29, 1948, in East Machias to Paul L. and Ida (Dowling) Howie and became a big brother with the birth of his sister in 1951. The family relocated to Mount Desert Island in 1960, Kenny