HOLDEN – Marcus Adelbert Hale, 55, passed away peacefully April 18, 2009, surrounded by his loving family. Marcus was born April 21, 1953, in Bangor, the son of Hughene P. and Clarence A. Hale. Marc was raised in the Kathadin region, graduating from Schenck High School in 1971. He earned his degree in forestry, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maine and a Master of Tax degree from Georgia State University. Marc was a long-time practicing certified public accountant in the Bangor area. Marc had a life-long love for the outdoors, beginning with earning Eagle Scout as a youth. He was also a very avid fly-fisher, enjoying nothing better than a long scenic drive with great friends to a beautiful trout stream. He was an active member of the Penobscot Fly Fishers, serving many years as their treasurer. He especially enjoyed being part of Penobscot Fly Fishers work with area youth, sharing his love and knowledge of fly tying and fishing with the next generation of Maine fly-fishers. Above all else in his life, Marcus’ greatest love and source of pride was his son, Marcus Benjamin Hale. Marcus is survived by his mother, Hughene P. Hale; his son, Marcus Benjamin Hale and Ben’s fiancee, Samantha Lott; his sister, Chrystal F. Hale; his sister and brother-in-law and his nieces, Martha, Pat, Lydia and Molly Horne; his brother and sister-in-law and his niece, Bob, Cheryl and Colleen Hale; and his nephew and nephew’s wife and great-niece, Lucas, Emily and Harper Hale. Marcus was predeceased by his father, Clarence Adelbert Hale. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Marc’s life at a memorial service to begin 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Holden Congregational Church, Holden, with refreshments and fellowship afterward at the church. Donations in Marcus’ memory may be made to either Greenland Point Center Conservation Camp, P.O. Box 333, Princeton, ME 04468 or Camp Natarswi, care of the Girls Scouts of Maine, 156 North Main St., Brewer, ME 04412.