Ethan Allen Kelley


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Detroit - Ethan Allen Kelley, 69, died unexpectedly January 9, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. He was born June 23, 1949, in Presque Isle, a son of Allen and Dorothy (Parsons) Kelley.
Ethan graduated from Presque Isle schools and the University of Maine at Orono. He served in the U. S. Army in Vietnam. He retired from the USDA FmHA Farm Service as a loan specialist. He was currently commander of the Corinna Post #73 American Legion, where he also served as vice commander and finance officer. Ethan was also a Selectman for the Town of Detroit, a Little League coach and Cub Scout leader. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with Steve, Butch and Vic took numerous 4 wheeler trips in the County and enjoyed complaining about "fixing" the camp.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie (Hayden) of Detroit; two sons, Eric of Bangor, Evan and wife, Heather, of Pittsfield; two brothers, Mark and wife, Ann, of Florida, and Lance of North Carolina; one aunt, Phyllis Kelley Leavitt of Presque Isle; four grandchildren, Olivia, William, Aiden and Gabrielle.
A celebration of life was held at noon Sunday, February 24, at the Corinna Legion Post, 47 Maple Street, Corinna, ME.
Committal services will be held at 1 P. M. Saturday, June 1st, at the Detroit Village Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by American Legion Post #73. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to the Corinna Post #73, P.O. Box 1, Corinna, ME 04928. Those who wish may leave written condolences at
Published on May 23, 2019
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