- Norman E. Curtis, born June 13, 1926, passed peacefully, July 29, 2017, at Searsport Village in Ellsworth, after a brief illness.
He is the son of deceased parents Norman A. Curtis and Rubie Garland Curtis of Ellsworth.
He was husband of 50 years to Jeannette Higgins Curtis, now deceased.
He leaves behind and loves his daughters and their families, Marybeth Curtis Gaskill and husband William, daughter, Katina Gilley and her sons, Ibrahim and Jamal Elldrissi, and her friend Mark Harris; son Edwin Gilley, his daughters Emma and Isabel and his friend Melissa Richards; Cheryl Curtis DeChristofaro and husband Nicholas; Jeanine Curtis and daughter Michelle, fiancé Kevin Alley and son Maxwell; Sheila Curtis Cabot and husband Colin, daughter Kristina, with her daughters Janelle and Sutik, now deceased. Norma Curtis Christian and husband Randall.
He will miss his friends, Peter, Talerick, Nancy Forsythe, Dale and Mattie Treadwell, as well as the wonderful neighborhood people and all the wonderful people at the Otis General Store, "his home away from home."
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Jeanine Curtis, PO Box 233, Ellsworth, ME, to help cover burial expenses. There will be no service.
Published on  September 2, 2017