Presque Isle and Surry
- Jean M. Kane, 91, died November 27, 2016, in Presque Isle. She was born August 30, 1925, in Presque Isle, the daughter of Elmer E. and Muriel (Brown) Howlett.
Jean lived in Surry with her husband, Roger E. Kane, for many years. She was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting, cooking and reading. Jean was a past member of Surry United Methodist Church, serving in the Sunshine Sisters and as treasurer for many years.
Jean is survived by her stepsons, Roger R Kane and wife, Joyce ,of Portland, Larish Kane and wife, Susan, of New Hampshire; stepdaughters, Barbara Kurr and partner, Wilmot Benjamin, of Easton and Nancy Charette and husband, Daniel, of Mapleton; brothers, Winston Howlett of Easton and Ronald Howlett and wife, Betty, of New York; and a sister, Lorraine Daggett of Guilford. She was predeceased by her husband, Roger; her son, Alan; her brothers, Harold and Bernard; and a sister, Phyllis Sullivan.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin Street, Ellsworth. Interment will be at North Bend Cemetery, Surry. Those who desire may make contributions in Jean's memory to the Downeast Horizons, 77 Union Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Condolences may be expressed at .