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MOUNT DESERT - Alfred "Jerry" Gerald Hartson, 67, died January 19, 2015 . He was born June 25, 1947 in Syracuse, NY, the son of Robert C. and Harriet L. (Graham-Huey) Hartson.

Jerry attended the University of Vermont and received his BA in Environmental Sciences. After he moved to Maine he worked in carpentry and later as a caretaker for private estates. He was a member of the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC.

Jerry is survived by three sons: Peter M. Hartson and wife, Heather Carlisle of Trenton, Jesse R. Hartson and wife, Tara of Hancock and Luke P. Hartson of Boston; a brother Robert C. Hartson and wife Donna: Sister, Dorothy A. Hartson all of Meredith, NH: two grandchildren: Kaleb and Jacob; a nephew, Robert C. Hartson III and wife Amy: niece, Rebecca L. Hartson.

Friends are invited to visit with the family, 4-6 pm, Friday, January 30, 2015 at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main Street, Mt. Desert. A Celebration of Jerry's life will be held 10am, Jan.31 at the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC, 1134 Main Street Mt. Desert with Rev. Victor Stanley officiating.

Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, P.O. Box 322, Ellsworth, 04605 or the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC, PO Box 96, Mt. Desert, ME 04660.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com
Published on  January 22, 2015
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