In Memoriam : Melvin Bartlett
Melvin R. Bartlett - age: 87
(January 22, 1935 to June 18, 2022
Visiting hours are to be held Friday June 24, 2022 from 2 to 5 pm at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home 365 Main St, Saco.
A private family burial will happen at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery in Hollis.
A celebration of his life will be held Monday July 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery. Dr. Burton Howe will officiate, reception to Follow at Dennett, Craig & Pate 13 Portland Rd, Buxton.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Biddeford Saco Elks Lodge #1597, PO Box 1597, Saco, Maine 04072
Saco, Melvin R. Bartlett, 87, of North St passed away Saturday June18, 2022 at his residence.
He was born January 22, 1935 in Portland the son of Ronald and Ella Latham Bartlett.
He attended local schools and graduated from Westbrook high school.
After high school he served in the US Marine Corps from 1953 til 1956.
After his service to his country, he worked for Continental Baking retiring in late 1990’s
He loved the sport of harness racing and learned how it was done from Shirley’s family. He was a member at Dutch Elm Golf course. He and Shirley enjoyed their travels to Europe, Hawaii, Alaska, winters in Florida and loved their times in Vegas.
Melvin was a member of the BPOE Saco # 1597.
He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 60 years Shirley Gerry Bartlett of Saco, a daughter Tami Bartlett of Saco, a brother Wayne Bartlett of Great Diamond Island, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and his parrot Willy.