Funeral Homes in Vinalhaven, ME

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Vinalhaven.

Zip codes in the city: 04863.

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Hall Funeral Home

We believe that the most valuable thing we own cannot be seen or touched. It is the goodwill of the families we have served and the people who recommend us.

Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home

Whether you have just experienced a loss, are considering making your own arrangements or those of a loved one in advance, our intention is to do as much as we can to assist you. Our caring and experienced staff have been helping families here in...

Cities near Vinalhaven offering funeral homes and cemeteries

Nearby Funeral Homes for Vinalhaven

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Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes
9 Thurlow's Hill Road (Main St.)
Stonington, ME 04681
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Carpenter Funeral Home
306 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
Coast-Maine Cremation & Funeral
722 Atlantic Hwy
Waldoboro, ME 04555
Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home
182 Waldo Ave
Belfast, ME 04915
Cremation Services of Maine
182 Waldo Ave
Belfast, ME 04915
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Direct Cremation of Maine
182 Waldo Ave
Belfast, ME 04915
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Grove Cemetery
21 Belmont Ave
Belfast, ME 04915
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Hall & Bibber Funeral Home
78 Main St
Thomaston, ME 04861
Hall Funeral Home
949 Main St
Waldoboro, ME 04572
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Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home
141 South St
Blue Hill, ME 04629
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Rackliffe Funeral Home
54 Church St
Belfast, ME 04915
Rackliffe Funeral Home
182 Waldo Ave
Belfast, ME 04915
Robert E Laite Funeral Home
9 Mountain St
Camden, ME 04843
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Young's Funeral Home
31 W Main St
Searsport, ME 04974

Facts about Vinalhaven, Maine

Vinalhaven is a town located on the larger of the two Fox Islands in Knox County, Maine, United States. Vinalhaven is also used to refer to the Island itself. The population was 1,165 at the 2010 census. It is home to a thriving lobster fishery and hosts a summer colony. Since there is no bridge to the island, Vinalhaven is accessible from Rockland via an approximately hour-and-fifteen-minute ferry ride across West Penobscot Bay, or by air taxi from Knox County Regional Airport.

Vinalhaven Obituaries

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 22nd, 2015 that Kathleen Jane Corey (Peterson) died in Oxford, Massachusetts.  Ms. Corey was 65 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kathleen Jane's life.

It was reported by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on August 26th, 2012 that George A Smith passed on in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Smith was 87 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George A's life.

It was written by Sacramento Bee on March 11th, 2012 that Kenneth Black "Ken" Calderwood passed away in California.  Calderwood was 90 years old and was born in Vinalhaven, ME.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kenneth Black "Ken"'s life.

It was reported on January 27th, 2010 that Derek Leighton died in Vinalhaven, Maine.  Leighton was 29 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Derek's life.

History

The first permanent English settlement occurred in 1766 when Thaddeus Carver from Marshfield, Massachusetts Massachusetts arrived, and later purchased on the southern shore near what would become known as Carver's Harbor. Pinkish-gray Vinalhaven granite, excavated by the Bodwell Granite Company, can be seen in the Harry S Truman Building Department Building in Washington, D.C. Since there is no bridge to the island, Vinalhaven is accessible from Rockland, Maine via an approximately hour and fifteen minute ferry ride across Penobscot Bay Penobscot Bay, or by air taxi from the Rockland airport.

Archeological remains indicate that the island was first inhabited 3800–5000 years ago by the Red Paint People. The population was 1,235 at the 2000 United States Census census. The Movie The Islander was also film on Vinalhaven some of the locals were shown in the movie as well.

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