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SWANS ISLAND AND ELLSWORTH - Jerry 74, long time resident of Swans Island and Ellsworth died peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday January 10th, 2016. He drifted away into a peaceful slumber, with only love and light filling his enormous heart.

Jerry was born on October 18th, 1941 in Rockland, Maine to Lawrence Orcutt Jr. And Beverly Simmons.

Jerry was blessed to have two amazing careers in which gave him great joy; He had a lifelong career on the water as a Lobster Fisherman and worked the past 17 years as a School Bus Driver. He also served 3 years in the U.S. Army (1962-1965).

Jerry is survived by his wife Cindy Orcutt, his daughter Molly Orcutt, daughter, Morgan Mayfair, daughter Aimie Keigan, daughter Amber Wetmore, son Michael Boucher, son Matthew Boucher, Billy French, siblings sister Nancy Carter, brother Richard Carter, sister JoAnna Carter, sister in law Geneva Frost, sister in law Sherry Langway and former wife Joyce Knight.

Jerry is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and life long friends, whom he loved in very special ways.

He is predeceased by his son Gabriel Orcutt, father Lawrence Orcutt Jr, mother Beverly Simmons, grandfather Elbridge Simmons, grandmother Beatrice Simmons, sister Diana Kent, father in law Russell Burns, mother in law Alice Burns, mother in law Marie Langway, and bother in law David Langway.

Jerry, husband, father, grandfather, brother; gone from our eyes, but never from our hearts. Until we meet again.

Services to celebrate Jerry's life will be held at Maine Coast Baptist Church in Ellsworth on Thursday January 14th, 2016 at 11:00 am
Published on  January 13, 2016
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