Shelley Lynne Lunt passed away February 14th in Ellsworth. She was born September 27, 1953 in Castine to Thomas and Priscilla (Howard) Lunt; both from Frenchboro.
Shelley grew up in Camden with her brother and 2 sisters, the family spent summers on Marshall Island. When Shelley was in 8th grade the family moved to Swan’s Island, She attended Oak Grove HS and Lasell College.
Shelley lived on the farm in Ellsworth in the late 70’s and 80’s with Jeff Camber, raising 3 children; Hazen, Hilary and Hayley. In the early 90’s she moved back to Swan’s to be closer to family.
Dreams of being on the ocean lead her to attend Maine Maritime Academy, taking 2 cruises to the Caribbean and Mediterranean. She settled into a home in Sedgwick and continued working on boats, sailing to the Virgin Islands and her last trip, on a 50’ wooden sailboat fulfilled her dream of going down the Panama Canal. The trip took her across the Pacific all the way to Samoa.
A private ceremony will be held to spread her ashes at sea.