James( Jim/Jimmy) Roger Wescott - age: 80
(January 14, 1936 to January 10, 2017
The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses in CICU and R9 of Maine Med. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 15 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. followed by a Funeral service at 3:00 p.m. at Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Road, Buxton( Bar Mills) .
A reception will follow at 4:00 at the Davis Room, 935 Long Plains Road, RT22, Buxton.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Jim’s name to:
Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland
690 Stroudwater Street
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Serving Veterans with Honor
James Roger Wescott (Jim/Jimmy) (80) of Buxton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. He was born in Westbrook, ME on January 14, 1936 where he attended schools and lived there until 1982 before moving to Buxton.
Jim was a Veteran of the US Army in Fort Devens, MA and then moved to Maine where he worked on the #5 Winder at S.D. Warren (Sappi) in Westbrook for 38 years. He was a member of the Westbrook Volunteer Fire Dept. Engine #2 from 1972-1977. He coached little league for many years and later on attended all of his grandchildren’s sporting and club events. Jim was an animal lover and had many pets over the years. He enjoyed watching the wildlife in his yard, in particular the birds that visited seasonally. Jim was also an avid Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. In his free time, he enjoyed watching game shows such as Lets Make a Deal, The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and especially Family Feud.
Jim was a strong, hard-working, and caring man who would do anything for his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all. The pride he had for his family was unmatched. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered.
Jim was predeceased by his parents, Everett R. and Ruth A. Deering Wescott, brothers Richard E. Wescott, Raymond E. Wescott, and Dennis J. Wescott.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy J. (Knox) Wescott of Buxton, daughter Terri L. (John) DiRenzo of Buxton; son Gary James Wescott (Cindy) of Standish; daughter Susan J. (George) Stockwell of Buxton. Grandchildren, Ryan Wescott of Standish, Erica DiRenzo McCluskey (Ryan) of Exeter, NH, Shane Wescott of Standish, Kaitlyn DiRenzo and significant other Luke Fernandez of Watertown, MA, Jenna Stockwell and fiancé Stephen Bell of South Portland, Stefanie Stockwell of New York, NY, Cody and Spencer Wescott of Standish, great-grandchildren, Madison Leeman, Paisley Wescott and Liam McCluskey…and beloved pets Bella, Boone, Charlie, Wiler and Butterball.
He is also survived by brothers Robert P. Wescott and wife Karen of Windham, Clifford D. Wescott and wife Dolly of Westbrook and Donald G. Wescott of Lakeland, FL, sister-in-law Pat Robinson and husband Tom of Buxton, sister-in-law Judy Ladd of Windham, brother-in-law Shane Spaulding and wife Rosemarie of Eustis, as well as many nieces and nephews.