Bruce Alton Young Sr - age: 83
(March 19, 1931 to November 07, 2014
Friends and family may call from 4 to 7 PM on Monday November 10, 2014 at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 13 Portland Rd, Buxton, Maine. Private Graveside services will at Hillcrest Cemetery, Plains Road in Hollis.
Family suggest that memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Multiple Sclerosis of Maine, 74 Gray Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 or to the American Diabetes Association of Maine, Box 10310, Portland, ME 04104.
Gorham, Bruce Alton Young Sr, 83, of Fort Hill Rd, passed away Friday November 7, 2014 at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough. He was born in Warren Maine March 19, 1931 the son of Maynard and Priscilla Durgin Young. Family moved several times before settling in Hollis. He attended local schools and graduated from Hollis High School.
Bruce served for four years in the US Marine Corps.
Bruce worked at Saunders Brothers where he was the Foreman in the paint shop and then later for Sappi in Westbrook, from which he retired from in 1996.
He was a member of the Snowgoers snowmobile Club.
He was a long time resident of the Town of Gorham.
He was a hardworking, loving, supportive and selflessly cared for all of his family til the end.
His favorite pastimes were cars, dickering, buying, selling and trading.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years Norma Usher Young of Gorham, 3 son Bruce Jr and his wife Sylvia of Yarmouth, Paul and his wife Bonnie of Gorham, Ronald of Gorham, 2 daughters Sandra Young of Casco and Gail Bennett and her husband John of Westbrook, a brother Royce(Skip) Young and his wife Claudette of Waterboro, a sister Rita Anderson of Hollis, 7 grandchildren Josh, Dan, Alisha, Jen, Abbie, Cory and Brad, 2 great grandchildren, Jocelyn Carter and several nieces and nephews, sister in law Beverly Strout of Windham and brother in law Pete and his wife Janette Usher of Colorado.
He is predeceased by his siblings Raymond Young , Pat Cram, Edrie Conley , Muriel Perkins and a grandson Jamie Harmon.
Friends and family may call from 4 to 7 PM on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 13 Portland Road, Buxton, Maine.