Mattie D. Barnes

Posted Feb. 18, 2013, at 7:59 p.m.

ROCKLAND – Mattie D. Barnes, 78, died peacefully surrounded by her family, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport.

A family gathering will be held in the summer when her final wishes are carried out and she is returned to her beloved Islesboro. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To read a full obituary or share a memory with Mattie’s family, please visit her Book of Memories at