Herbert Trafton Silsby II

Ellsworth, Maine

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Dear Paula and Family - My sincerest heartfelt sympathies for your huge loss of Father, Husband, Grandparent, lifelong Friend and Mentor. Treasure all your very special memories of a life well lived and shared.

Keeping your family in our thoughts at this difficult time. I know how much J. Silsby was respected and admired throughout the community and state for his commitment to the legal profession and humanity in general. All our best wishes and prayers.

A life well lived...
Thank you for your service.

Ruth and family: Sorry to see Herbert had passed. He was a good man and served his community wellin many ways. I remember the numerous ways he contribute to the Ellsworth Rotary clubs projects. John McDonough, Scarborough, Maine

Paula & Family,

My condolences go out to you during this difficult time. I think that you should be proud of the legacy that he left. He will be missed by many. May he RIP.

He was one of the best and I am honored to have worked with and for him in the Superior Court; the best times spent laughing at his jokes and listening to his great stories. My condolences to all of you. God Speed... Pat Lane

Kathy, Tim and family: I was sad to learn of your dad's passing. Please accept my deepest condolences.

My thoughts and prayers are with all of "Uncle Herb"s family, friends, colleagues and care givers at this difficult time. He lived a good life. May he rest in peace, as a place of comfort has been prepared for him.

Clearly an inspiring man his whole life, as in the Rotary motto, Service Above Self.
We wish we had more to offer than our condolences to Mrs. Silsby, Paula, Kathy and Tim. You have inspired us too, these past years and before.

Sandy and Brian Jones


Herbert's Obituaries

Herbert Trafton Silsby II, 88 ELLSWORTH -- Herbert Trafton Silsby II died peacefully at his home on Dec. 29, 2013, surrounded by those who loved and cared for him. He was born in Brewer on Feb. 8, 1925, to Myrle Coombs Silsby and William S. Silsby Sr. He lived in Aurora until 1935 when the...

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