Davis, Paul A.


Paul A. Davis, 78, died May 20, 2022 at his home in Ellsworth after a long illness. He was born in Bar Harbor June 28, 1943, the son of Paul L. and Virginia (Moore) Davis.

He was a graduate of Ellsworth High School, class of 1961, SMVTI, studying culinary arts, class of 1965. He was a chef at Testa’s Restaurant in Bar Harbor and Palm Beach, FL for 23 years, chef at 124 Cottage St., Bar Harbor for 5 years then became self-employed as a carpenter until retirement. Paul’s favorite pastime golfing. He attended several golf tournaments in the U.S. and played many linked courses in Scotland. He loved hiking in Acadia Park and camping with his children and grandchildren. Paul was a member of the EHS Alumni Association for 15 years.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia of 57 years; daughters, Amy M. Davis of Rockville, MD, and Althea Davis-Brown of Franklin; son, Matthew Davis of Montgomery, TX; 6 grandchildren, Alex Davis, Katherine Wares, Alexis and Palmer Brown, Ethan and Madeline Davis; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Salsbury and husband Dick, Martha Murch and husband Wayne; brother-in-law, Kenneth Linscott and wife Barbara, and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Tracy and husband Hyla; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and sister, Nancy Domagala.

There will not be a service. A celebration of life is planned for July 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the home of Ginny and Paul, 49 Ginnie Mae Way, Ellsworth

Many thanks to those of Hospice who contributed to Paul’s care over the past 18 months.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northern Light Home Care &  Hospice, 50 Foden Road, South Portland, ME 04106 or to the Ellsworth High School Alumni Association, P O Box 11, Ellsworth 04605

Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com






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