Stockton Avery Andrews

Posted Aug. 02, 2012, at 9:23 a.m.

BAR HARBOR – Stockton Avery Andrews, 85, died July 31, 2012, at a Mount Desert Island Hospital. He was born Sept. 25, 1926, in Chestnut Hill, Pa., the son of Schofield and Lillian Forsyth (Brown) Andrews.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He worked for many years as vice president at Contour Packaging, Philadelphia. After retiring he and Loy moved to Bar Harbor. He was a volunteer for 10 years at Bar Harbor Fire Department and also served on the Harbor Committee. He was a member of Merion Cricket Club of Haverford, Pa., Harbor Club and Northeast Harbor Fleet. Stockton was an avid yachtsman and he served as commodore of Bar Harbor Yacht Club.

Stockton is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Eleanor “Loy” (Dunham); a son, Stockton A. Andrews Jr. and wife, Rima Bulos, of Cambridge, Mass.; a daughter, Ellen “Dougie” Kashin and husband, Jeffrey D., of Buffalo, N.Y.; a brother, Schofield Andrews and wife, Judy, of Nova Scotia; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Stuart B. Andrews.

A family graveside service will be held at Ledgelawn Cemetery, Bar Harbor. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. Those who desire may make contributions in Stockton’s memory to MDI Hospital, P.O. Box 8, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.

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