HOULTON - Edward J. Addington, Sr., 70, passed away August 24, 2015. He was born January 3, 1945 in Bangor, the son of Paul & Jeannie (McQuarrie) Addington.
He was a veteran of the US Army and is appreciated for his years of service. Edward liked spending time with his family and his granddaughter and enjoyed listening to music on the radio and watching certain TV shows. When he was able he attended the McGill's Band performances at Monument Park every Thursday night throughout the summer. He had a good life working for different farmers in the area. The last job he held before retiring was working for the Town of Linneus, tending to the cemetery grounds as well as other town properties.
Edward is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda B. Addington of Houlton; 2 sons: Edward J. Addington, Jr. of Saco and Paul W. Addington of Sanford; 2 step daughters: April D. Hallett and her companion and family friend, Byron G. Foster of Linneus and June M. Thurston and her husband, Martin Thurston of Fairfield; and a granddaughter, Tessie J. Thurston of Fairfield. He was predeceased by his parents and a granddaughter, Amelia Thurston.
The family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and Hospice care workers for all of their help during this difficult time.
Friends may call 6-8 pm, Friday, August 28, 2015 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton. Interment will be held in the Linneus Cemetery.
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