BELFAST and DEER ISLE Claramartha Gilmer, 79, formerly of Northport, N.Y., died Sept. 23, 2008, at Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle. Claramartha is survived by her husband of 51 years, Merritt Gilmer; children, Deborah Gilmer of Orono, Diane and Dan Maurais of Livermore, John and Lisa Gilmer of York, and Robert Gilmer and partner, Rene Orduna, of Omaha, Neb.; grandchildren, Amanda Maurais, Bryan Maurais and Allison Gilmer; and great-grandson, Nolan. Claramartha was predeceased by her parents, Elwin and Edith (Tate) Brawn. Family and friends are invited to call 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, with private family burial afterward at Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Maine Chapter of Nature Conservancy, 14 Maine St., Suite 401, Brunswick, ME 04011 or Waldo County General Hospital, 116 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915.