SURRY - John L. "Johnny" French Jr., 61, died peacefully Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at his home. He was born May 17, 1951, son of John L. French Sr. and Norma L. (Bishop) French.
He worked for Wardwell Construction.
John is survived by his loving wife, Edwina (Bennett) French; his loving daughter, Heidi Gross; his mother, Norma French and Gerald Hall of Verona Island; brothers and sisters, Joel and Rose Gomm, Jenny and Mark Sulinski, Susie Bennett, Debbie and Mert Hanscom, Louise and Dave Boutaugh, Jimmy and Lilly French, Donna and Leroy Bridges, and Albert and Kim French; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Helen and Stanley Bennett, Stanley Bennett Jr., Linda and Walter Browning, Danny Bennett and Alan Farmworth; as well as many special nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his father.
Family and friends will gather for visitation noon until the time of service 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. Interment will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Edwina French, 741 Toddy Pond Road, Surry, ME 04684.