Fourth Generation

23. Jack W. Hamblen Sr. was born on 25 October 1923 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 4 May 2008 at the age of 84 at Island Nursing Home in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Hamblen Sr., Jack W. <>

DEER ISLE - Jack W. Hamblen Sr., 84, died May 4, 2008, at a Deer Isle health care facility. He was born Oct. 25, 1923, in Stonington, the only child of Rexford and Lydia (Barter) Hamblin. Jack was an accomplished wood carver and painter. His many trades included lobstering, musseling, trucking and more recently, Hamblins Seafood, specializing in smoked and pickled mussels. Jack will be missed by his wife of 64 years, May; his two children, Jack Jr. and wife, Audrey, and Melinda and her husband, Gordon; his adopted daughter, Barbette and her husband, Sonny, and their two children, Danielle and Zachary. He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Jack and wife, Kara, Debbie and fianc?, Walter, and Darleen and husband, Freddie; and his great-grand-children, Nicholas and Ava. He will also be missed by faithful friends of the family, Ann Bryan and her daughters, Landere, Lara and Maya; many nieces, nephews and cousins. A graveside service will be celebrated 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at Oceanville Cemetery, Stonington, with Elder Dowe Eaton. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Island Nursing Home, 587 North Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, ME 04627. A service of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 9 Thurlow's Hill Road, Stonington. <>
He was buried on 6 May 2008 in Greenwood cemetery, Oceanville, Maine.

Jack W. Hamblen Sr. and May Burgess were married about 1944. May Burgess, daughter of Carl Kermit Burgess and Addie A. Martin, was born in 1928.

Jack W. Hamblen Sr.-11272 and May Burgess-11267 had the following children:



Jack W. Hamblen Jr.-66831.



Melinda Hamblen-66832.



Barbette Hamblen-66835.