Final Passages

Richard Kilborn, 74

December 28, 2019 at 2:17 pm

South Hampton N.H. Richard “Rick” Kilborn, 74, of South Hampton N.H., died Saturday Dec. 28, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was born on July 14, 1945, in Webster, Mass. to the late Richard L. and Ruth Marie (Stevens) Kilborn. Rick enlisted in the U.S. Navy after highRead More

Robert Kits van Heyningen, 62

December 15, 2019 at 2:26 pm

Bristol, R.I. Robert W. B. Kits van Heyningen, 62, died Dec. 14, 2019 in Boston, Mass., surrounded by his loving family. Born in Montreal, Canada, on April 4, 1957, he was the son of the late Arent and Josina Kits van Heijningen. He grew up in Newport, R.I., returning toRead More

Robert Witherill, 94

October 31, 2019 at 2:19 pm

Belfast, Maine Former Penobscot Bay Compass Adjuster, Robert “Bob” Witherill died on Oct. 31 at Waldo County Hospital in Belfast. He was born on March 22, 1925 in Waterville, Maine. He attended Colby College, the Navy V-12 program at Bates, then U.S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen School at Columbia University andRead More

Carl Chase, 77, and Susan Chase, 75

October 27, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Brooksville, Maine Theirs was a life lived together – fully. Susan was born in 1944 in New York City, N.Y., to Frances Chester Jones and Edward Jennings Becker. Raised in St. Louis, Mo., she was the first of five children. In 1962 she graduated from John Burroughs High School withRead More

Leslie Bex, 81

October 19, 2019 at 2:27 pm

Camden, Maine Captain Leslie “Les” E. Bex, Jr., 81, of Camden, Maine, passed away on Oct. 19, 2019 at the Sussman House in Rockport. Born in Ashland, Wisconsin, on Nov. 24, 1937, he was the son of Leslie and Valeria (Gusneiski) Bex and attended Batavia High School in Illinois, whereRead More

Robert F. Shattuck, 82

October 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

Oxford, Md. The world of sailing, and the world, in general, lost one of its great ones with the passing of Robert F. (Bubbles) Shattuck of Oxford, Md., on Oct. 4, 2019. Robert was born on Valentine’s Day (fittingly) in 1937 to Wilfred C. Shattuck and Julia Emma Salas Shattuck.Read More

John R. Ulanowski, 80

September 18, 2019 at 12:50 pm

Plymouth, Mass. John Richard Ulanowski was born in Boston on May 29, 1939, the son of John Ulanowski and Nellie Shereika. His father was a machinist at the Fore River Shipyard, and his mother a homemaker. When the family moved to Marshfield, Mass., boats and boating became father and son’sRead More

Mark Lindsay, 75

September 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

Gloucester, Mass. Mark Lindsay, 75, died unexpectedly on Sept. 6, 2019, at his home on the Mill River in Gloucester. Mark was always happiest “messing about in boats.” Childhood summers spent sailing and seeing wooden boats being built in coastal Connecticut inspired a lifelong passion. At 14, his father helpedRead More

Jarvis Ward Newman, 84

September 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

Southwest Harbor, Maine Jarvis Ward Newman, 84, died peacefully September 1, 2019, at Birch Bay Village in Bar Harbor. He was born July 6, 1935, the son of Laurence and Eleanor (Jarvis) Newman in New Haven, Conn. Jarvis graduated from Pemetic High School, Southwest Harbor, in 1954. Through junior andRead More

William H. Shuman III, 68

August 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

Green Cove Springs, Fla. William Henry Shuman III died August 22, 2019. Born in Nashua, N.H., on July 7, 1951, Bill spent his childhood in Milford, N.H., and summers in Wells, Maine. After a year of college his adventurous and restless nature compelled him to ride a motorcycle to Florida,Read More