MAPLETON - David E. Sowers died May 7, 2016 at TAMC in Presque Isle after a long illness. He was born on Sept.29 1949 in Houlton. He is predeceased by his mother Dorothy E. Levasseur Sowers, a brother James R. Sowers and a sister Lucille Sowers. He was married to his soulmate Debi J. Gagnon for 43 years until she passed on May 15, 2016 at TAMC.
David is survived by two sons, David E. Sowers Jr. and Carter J. Sowers, Mapleton; a daughter, Desiree Sowers, Caribou and a granddaughter Cassidy McGrath, Caribou, his father, Earl J. Sowers, Mapleton and a sister, Rosemary Sowers Piccolella, Caribou and many in- laws, nieces, nephews and dear friends, all who will miss him dearly.
David served his country proudly in the Marines for 4 years and 1 year in the Reserves during the Vietenam War. Then David transferred to the Army National Guard for 20 years where he retired as a Major. He also worked with SAD 1 school department and ran the bus garage for many years. David helped with the building plans of the Ashland School.
David has gotten many awards and certificates both in work and the military. He loved family friends animals and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.