Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Ameses in:
 • Matinicus Cemetery
 • Matinicus
 • Knox County
 • Maine
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Charles Austin "Papa" Ames
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 20, 1934
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 2003
Knox County
Maine, USA

MATINICUS - Charles Austin "Papa" Ames, 68, died at Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport.

Born in Rockland, he was a lifelong resident of Matinicus. Educated in local schools he was a U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Ames worked all his life as a fisherman out of Matinicus, retiring in 2001.

An accomplished woodcarver, he carved both boats and ducks.

He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, watching wrestling, hunting and Halibut trawling.

Pre-deceased by one brother Keith Ames in 1976, Mr. Ames is survived by two sons' and their wives, Mark K. and Lori Ames, David A. and Darlene Ames all of Matinicus; one daughter and her husband, Barbara J. and Roger Kelley of Lehigh, FL; two brothers, William McNeil of Rockland, Kenneth Ames and his wife Maude of Matinicus; five grandchildren, Shannon Ames, Heather Ames, David Ames the II, Joshua Ames, Sara Murray and her husband David; one great-grandchild, Owen Murray as well as several nieces and nephews.

Interment at Matinicus Cemetery.

Reverend Ted Hoskins officiated.

Memorial donations may be made to either Matinicus Ladies Aid Society, Matinicus, ME, 04851 or the Maine Seacoast Missionary Society, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
Matinicus Cemetery
Knox County
Maine, USA
Created by: sandpipertoo
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63610225
Charles Austin Papa Ames
Added by: L Harmon
Charles Austin Papa Ames
Cemetery Photo
Added by: L Harmon
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service