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GREENVILLE - Maxim H. "Mickey" Squiers, 87, died November 25, 2015, at C.A. Dean Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Greenville, September 8, 1928, the son of Norman and Marion (Lamond) Squiers.

Mickey grew up in Greenville but moved to Bath where he graduated from Morse High School in 1946. His family moved there during World War II. After graduation, Mickey attended Higgins Classical Institute in Charleston, Maine. After leaving Higgins, Mickey went into the construction field until he entered the U.S. Army. During his tour of duty, he served with the Military Police, earning his honorable discharge. Mickey then traveled all over the world, including Japan, Iceland, Greenland and Northern Canada. The major portion of his work was constructing radio towers doing steel work. When he returned to Greenville, he operated the Submarine Lumber Company where he salvaged logs from Moosehead Lake. In 1977, Mickey joined the Greenville Police Department. He was a graduate of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. He was appointed Chief of Police in 1982. He served a total of 17 years, retiring in 1993.

Mickey often attended Mass at the Holy Family Catholic Church with his wife, Simone L. (Boucher) Squiers, whom he married April 13, 1966. During the summer months you could find Mickey sitting under "his" pine tree at Lily Bay State Park. In the morning his daily routine was to go get a breakfast sandwich from Breton's and a coffee with his wife and sit in his truck at the Greenville Junction Wharf. Saturdays meant college football where he would sit in his chair wearing his Notre Dame hat cheering for the Irish...Mickey was an avid Notre Dame fan.

Mickey was predeceased by his brother, John. Survivors include his wife, Simone; a son, Samuel and wife Amanda Squiers of Greenville; a daughter, Suanne Squiers Thibeault of Gray; a brother, Bill and wife Isa of South Portland; grandchildren, Brandon and Emily Thibeault and Damian Hemond; and many nieces and nephews.

Mickey was well known in Greenville, and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Friends may call Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM, at the Greenville Chapel of Crosby & Neal, at the Masonic building on Pritham Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 AM, Monday, November 30th, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Greenville with the Rev. Fr. Aaron Damboise officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Greenville American Legion, P.O. Box 1222, Greenville, ME 04441.

For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published on  November 28, 2015
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