Hollis Emery Ferguson Jr.


Eastport - Hollis Emery Ferguson Jr., 80, of Eastport, Maine, passed away peacefully on January 25th surrounded by his family.

Hollis was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 1st 1938, son of Hollis E. Ferguson Sr. and Maybelle Ferguson.
He attended school in Eastport and entered the United States Army at age 17, serving during the Korean War. Upon returning home to Eastport he served as a police officer for the City of Eastport as well as the Chief Deputy for Washington County. He was a member of the Eastern Lodge #7 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons and a current board member of the Eastport Port Authority.

In addition to his parents, Hollis was predeceased by a wife, Betty Ferguson, brothers Terry and Wayne Ferguson and sister Joyce Brooker.

Hollis is survived by his four children, William H. Ferguson and his wife Cindy of Chesterville, Mark G Ferguson and his wife Elizabeth of Perry, Pamela A. Ferguson of Alexandria, Virginia and Laurie A. Tupper and her husband Brian of Saco. One stepson Gerald Barnes and his wife Dolly of Princeton, as well as eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family of Hollis wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at the Sunrise County Dialysis Center where Hollis had made several friends who he considered family.
Published on January 29, 2019
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Capt Bill Van Voorhis
Feb 02, 2019
Holly worked for Cianbro Corporation for quite a few years in Maine-much of his time with us was spent at National Semiconductor installing over 2000 pieces of multi million dollar equipment in their computer chip manufacturing facility-
He also worked on annual mechanical outages in many of Maine’s paper mills
I so enjoyed being alongside Hollis for these projects and especially listening to all of his Washington County “cops and robbers “ tales- all true of course !
I stopped in a few times at his home in Eastport and usually ended up helping him by crawling in the bilges of his boat retrieving wrenches he had previously dropped ! RIP Holly - thanks for the memories !
Allen Weickers
Feb 01, 2019
will there be any services for Hollis?
leo kowal
Feb 01, 2019
sorry for your loss....he was so well known in the community
Bob Dowling
Jan 31, 2019
Sorry about Sonny. He is going to be missed by many. I am going to miss his stories that he shared when we got a chance to visit. He had many to share and I am sure he had plenty more.
RIP Sonny and hope to see you on the other side and save some more stories too tell.
Wanda Corey
Jan 30, 2019
So sorry for your loss. My father very much enjoyed the friendship of Hollis while at Sunrise County Dialysis. The stories Hollis could tell kept many entertained! God bless you all. -The Corey Family
Allen Weickers
Jan 29, 2019
To the family of Brother Hollis:
I have many great memories of Brother Hollis both as a fellow Mason and also a fellow dialysis patient. We had many discussions. His knowledge was unparalleled.His smile so friendly.His jokes -well-they were unique. Brother Hollis was always willing to help in any way he could. we spent many hours in dialysis just having fun the best we could under the conditions. I know he is in Heaven with our God of love and compassion. May the memories of Brother Hollis fill your hearts with happiness. God bless you all.
Brother Allen Weickers
Pembroke, Maine
Lorie and Jim Raye
Jan 29, 2019
So sorry for your loss. He was an outstanding man who did all he could for others.
Jan 29, 2019
I’m sorry for your loss. Times like these are tough. I hope you have loving and caring friends around that is able to provide you with the strength and encouragement needed. In addition, you can “throw your anxiety on [God], because he cares for you”. 1 Peter 5:6,7. JW.org
Jenny Meyer
Jan 29, 2019
Wonderful memories of him from a daughters friend perspective. Laurie and I were always together and from there I had the honor to know him. A great man has entered his heavenly home. With love and prayers for the family.
Bunky & Paula Tinker
Jan 29, 2019
To Holly's family.
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with all the family.
Mark Ferguson
Jan 27, 2019