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MARSHFIELD - Joseph N (Joe) Ginn, 58, of Marshfield, ME, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on December 23, 2014. He was surrounded not only by his family but many, many friends. Joe was born in Jonesport on January 17, 1956.

Joe spent many years harvesting wood, he then made a decision to become a heavy equipment mechanic for Hanscom Construction, where he worked for many years. In 1999, he started his own business "Joe's Tool Box" where he serviced trucks and equipment for anyone who needed the help. Joe has been a member of Marshfield and Machias fire departments for 38 years.

Joe is survived by his mother, Margaret Ginn of Steuben, his wife of 40 years, Karen J (Farnham) Ginn of Marshfield, two sons, Joseph R Ginn and wife, Stacy of Mars Hill, David K Ginn of East Machias. Two grandsons Maximus Ginn of East Machias and Colby Flagg of Steuben. Three brothers Austin and wife Tammy of Calais, Robert and wife Faith of Steuben, Mark and wife Kathy of Eastbrook. One sister Teresa Ginn of Steuben, one sister-in-law Nancy Ginn of Steuben. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Walter W. Ginn, grandparents W. Lee Holland and Doris Holland all of Steuben.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday January 4, 2015 at the Steuben Village Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com
Published on  December 24, 2014
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