• George Hagerthy Sr.

    George Hagerthy Sr.

    STONINGTON and  OTTER CREEK George Ruthen Hagerthy Sr., 82, died Jan. 10, 2015. He was born May 20, 1932 in Seal Harbor, the son of Elmer E. and Gladys (McKay) Hagerthy. George attended Otter Creek schools. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. George lived in Bucksport for many years, where he operated

  • Victor Parry Levesque

    Victor Parry Levesque

    FRANKLIN — Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, on calm seas, Victor Parry Levesque, the “Ol’ Man,” set sail on the “big dragger in the sky.” Victor was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, March 1, 1929, to Mabel (Parry) and Vital Levesque. By the age of 13, Vic was installing tail hooks on WWII fighter planes (Curtis Hell Divers)

  • Francis Innes Gowen Coleman

    NORTHEAST HARBOR — Francis Innes Gowen Coleman (“Fig”) died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was 92. Fig was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to George Dawson Coleman and Marianna Gowen Coleman. The Coleman family set down American roots in the 18th century in Elizabeth Township of Lancaster

  • M. Thomas Seabrease

    ROCKY RIDGE, MD. — Mr. M. Thomas Seabrease, 80, of Rocky Ridge, Md., passed away at home on Dec. 31, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Mary Jane Seabrease, his wife of 57 years. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Medford C. and Margaret L. Seabrease.

  • Death Notices

    Record of recent Mount Desert Island area deaths.

  • Genevieve DiMatteo Minutolo

    Genevieve DiMatteo Minutolo

    BAR HARBOR — Genevieve DiMatteo Minutolo, 98, died peacefully at home on Dec. 29, 2014. She was born on Oct. 3, 1916, in Manhattan, the older of two daughters born to Albert DiMatteo and Antoinette DiMatteo. Although life brought her eventually to Maine and Florida, she always had a soft spot in her heart for

  • F. Patricia “Pat” Thomas

    F. Patricia “Pat” Thomas

    BAR HARBOR — F. Patricia “Pat” Thomas, 86, died peacefully on Dec. 20, 2014, at Mount Desert Island Hospital. Pat was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Bar Harbor, to Carroll and Sadie (Daigle) Frost. She graduated from Bar Harbor High School in 1946 and began her career as a legal secretary with the Smith &

  • Death Notices

    Record of recent Mount Desert Island area deaths

  • Susan Barton Roberts

    Susan Barton Roberts

    PELHAM, MASS. And SOMESVILLE — Susan Barton Roberts of Pelham, Mass., and Somesville passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, while at her Maine home for a holiday visit. She was 69 years old. Susan grew up on Arnold Road in Pelham, graduated from Amherst High School in 1963, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor

  • Helen Louise Farnsworth

    Helen Louise Farnsworth

    BAR HARBOR — Helen Louise Farnsworth, 84, died Dec. 20, 2014, in Bar Harbor. She was born July 28, 1930, in East Machias, the daughter of G. Austin and Nora B. (Williger) Parsons. Helen spent her working life in laundry service. For over 50 years she worked in a variety of places including, Elite Laundry