James R. Lovett

Jul 25, 1952 - Aug 25, 2017

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Belfast - James R. Lovett, 65, of Belfast, died peacefully Friday, August 25, 2017 at the VA Medical Center at Togus in Augusta. Born in Washington DC on July 25, 1952, he is the son of Lillian (Bolduc) Lovett and the late James H. Lovett.
After graduation from York High School in 1971, he joined the military and actively served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He greatly enjoyed summers at camp spending time with family, fishing, storytelling and playing cards. Jim had artistic talent, enjoyed military history, New England sports and all kinds of animals.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Judy of Belfast, mother Lillian Lovett of York, sisters Diana Williams (and Russell) of Damariscotta Mills, Denise Lovett of York, a stepson Terry Patterson of Belfast and his children Carter and Chandler, nephew Cooper Williams of Boulder, CO and niece Carlyn Williams of Cambridge, MA.
SERVICES: A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Jim's life will be held on Monday, September 18th at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 81 Court St. in Belfast at 11:00 a.m. Committal service with military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr. in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in James' name to the non-profit Beals Hospitality House, 1 VA Togus Road, Bldg. 2, Augusta, ME 04420 (bealshouse.org)
Published on  September 13, 2017
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