Obituaries

Donna Gann
B: 1943-06-26
D: 2017-06-12
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Gann, Donna
Charles Leavitt
B: 1931-06-03
D: 2017-06-09
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Leavitt, Charles
Judith Whitney
B: 1940-01-19
D: 2017-06-08
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Whitney, Judith
Theodore Emery
B: 1928-04-03
D: 2017-06-07
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Emery, Theodore
Richard Gioia
B: 1943-08-06
D: 2017-06-06
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Gioia, Richard
Gaylor Sanborn
B: 1938-08-03
D: 2017-06-03
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Sanborn, Gaylor
Glenna Ellis
B: 1928-08-12
D: 2017-05-20
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Ellis, Glenna
Anne Mandell
B: 1935-02-22
D: 2017-05-19
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Mandell, Anne
Scott Bunker
B: 1936-06-15
D: 2017-05-15
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Bunker, Scott
Wilbur York
B: 1926-04-01
D: 2017-05-11
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York, Wilbur
Edward Grace
B: 1924-12-01
D: 2017-05-11
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Grace, Edward
Edric Starbird
B: 1930-07-09
D: 2017-05-07
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Starbird, Edric
Samuel Peabody
B: 1925-02-21
D: 2017-05-03
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Peabody, Samuel
Patsy Ward
B: 1923-11-10
D: 2017-05-02
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Ward, Patsy
Laurence Stettner
B: 1938-11-06
D: 2017-05-01
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Stettner, Laurence
Lydia Lyman
B: 1916-04-04
D: 2017-04-30
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Lyman, Lydia
Harriet Bowden
B: 1924-08-05
D: 2017-04-25
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Bowden, Harriet
Frederick Grant
B: 1930-06-16
D: 2017-04-24
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Grant, Frederick
Barbara Richardson
B: 1932-08-12
D: 2017-04-18
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Richardson, Barbara
Ruth Hinds
B: 1929-02-13
D: 2017-04-16
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Hinds, Ruth
Fred Trimble
B: 1920-03-07
D: 2017-04-15
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Trimble, Fred

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PO Box 99
Mount Desert, ME 04660
Phone: (207) 244-3183
Fax: (207) 244-7514

Services Comparison

This table shows the difference between services available from a premium service provider such as Jordan-Fernald and a minimum service provider such as our affiliate Acadia Burial and Cremation Direct.

 

Premier Funeral Service Provider 
(Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home)
  Minimum Service Provider
(Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct)
     
Arrangements made 7 days a week   Arrangements made Mon-Fri 9-5
Arrangements made at funeral home or family’s home   Arrangements only at ABCD
Tranfer of remains 365 day/year, 24 hrs/day (Home transfer 2 or more people)   Transfer of remains 365 days/year, 24hrs/day (Home transfer 1 person)
Obtaining Vital Statistics   Obtaining Vital Statistics
Social Security and State Forms completed   Social Security and State Forms completed
Veteran benefit forms completed   Veteran benefit forms completed
Writing and faxing obituary notices   Faxing completed obituary from the family to local newspapers
Refrigeration of remains   Refrigeration of remains
Arranging & conducting services   Does not conduct or arrange any services
Facilities for all types of services   No facilities for any services
Facilities for visitation services   No facilities for visitation
Clergy/musician services arranged   No clergy/musician arrangements
Floral arrangements and transportation completed   No floral arrangements completed
Military Honors coordinated for services   No Military Honors coordinated
Staff & Equipment for graveside service   No staff available for graveside service
Itemized pricing from General Price List   Packaged offerings only
Payment in full at time of arrangements   Payment in full at time of arrangements
Hearse available for services   Van used for transportation
Cremains may be shipped to funeral home   Cremains will be shipped to the family
Funeral home will hold ashes until pick up   ABCD will not accept any liability for cremated remains
Cremation will take place at end of 48 hour wait period   Cremation will take place at our convenience
Mt. Hope Cemetery is crematory   Mt. Hope Cemetery is crematory
Cemetery arrangements are part of services   No cemetery arrangements completed
Memorial/stone work and lettering coordinated   No memorial/stone work completed
Complete selection of caskets and special orders   Limited selection of casket
Complete selection of urns and special orders   Limited selection of urns
Complete selection of outer burial containers for caskets   Limited selection of vaults
Complete selection of urn vaults   Limited selection of urn vaults

 

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