George H.W. Bush

Elder Bushes are gone but family Maine retreat to stay alive

"Poppy" and "Bar" are gone, but the passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won't mean an end to children's laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs or clinking horseshoes at the family's property on the Maine coast.

The former first couple's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will continue to enjoy stunning views, fishing, golfing and swimming each summer at their oceanfront home, just as previous generations have.

"It will always stay in the family," said Evelyn Paine, a longtime family friend who has been a guest at the nearly 9-acre (3.5-hectare) oceanfront property. "They want everyone in the family to enjoy it as...