Dorothy M. White

Posted Aug. 30, 2012, at 10:09 a.m.

HULLS COVE – Dorothy M. White, 92, died Aug. 27, 2012, in Hulls Cove. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Ellsworth, on the family farm, the daughter of Howard and Ruth (Maddocks) Mitchell.

Dorothy graduated from the University of Maine, Orono. She and her late husband, Howard White, owned and operated Colony Motel and Cottages for more than 50 years in Hulls Cove. She enjoyed gardening and animals.

She is survived by a daughter, Sarah Mueller and husband, Brian, of Bradenton, Fla.; two grandsons, Joshua White of Bar Harbor and Zachary Wright of Trenton; three nephews, Ray Turner and wife, Dean, of Bar Harbor, Howard Brown and wife, Bonnie, of Austin, Texas, and Everett White of Bar Harbor; three nieces, Dana Jean Boas and husband, Louis, of Winthrop, Ruth Keene of Bar Harbor and Elizabeth Adler and husband, Gary, of Mount Desert; four great-nieces, Tanya Deserie of New Orleans, Heidi O’Conner of Bar Harbor, Anna and Jennifer Boas of Connecticut. Dorothy is also survived by her loving extended family, Jean Quayle Johnson and her two sons, Kyle and Kim Johnson, all of Hulls Cove, and her daughter, Kasey Reid and her children, Haley and Emily, all of Cherryfield; and by her gardener, Dana Foster of Salisbury Cove. In addition to her husband, Dorothy was predeceased by her sisters, Anna Jean Turner and Barbara Brown.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Hillside Cemetery, Hulls Cove, with the Rev. Dr. Sandra Reed officiating. Those who desire may make contributions in Dorothy’s memory to Congregational Church of Bar Harbor, 29 Mount Desert St., 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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