Edmund's Story

BAILEYVILLE - Edmund C. DelMonaco Jr, 62, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at Calais Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Ed was born in Calais on June 17, 1952, son of Edmund and Margaret (Maher) DelMonaco.

He graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Class of 1971 and on June 28, 1975, he married Lucinda Daggett in Calais. During high school he started to work in the family business, Thomas DiCenzo, Inc., and continued there during college and most of his life. Later, Ed worked for J&J Construction of Massachusetts, taking part in the building of the new port of entries in Calais and Van Buren. He was a Communicant of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church and enjoyed spending time on Meddybemps Lake, boating, and being around family and friends.

Ed, known to many of his friends as the "Captain," was predeceased by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ivah and Chick Daggett. Surviving are his parents, Edmund and Margaret DelMonaco Sr. of Calais; his wife, Lucinda DelMonaco of Baileyville; three daughters, Amanda DelMonaco-Bell and husband, John of Baileyville, Melinda Jean DelMonaco and companion, J.R. Gibson of Baileyville, and Meagan DelMonaco of Baileyville; six grandchildren, Micheal Grimanis, Everett Hanson, Brendon Goulet, Kylie Goulet, Grayson Delnicki, and Easton Bell; Brent Delnicki, whom he loved like a son; and special friends, Larry and Shelley Mulholland, and Ralph and Debby Feck.

Visiting hours will be held 1-2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais, where a celebration of Ed's life will begin at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Gateway for Cancer Research at CancerCenter.com.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.
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