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BANGOR & SANFORD - Edward C. Scovil, 74, passed away on March 27, 2015, at the Kennebunk Center for Care and Rehabilitation following a lengthy illness with COPD and Glioblastoma brain cancer. He was born at home in Bangor April 5, 1940, the son of Donald C. and Jesse V. (Betts) Scovil.

Ed attended Bangor schools where he graduated from Bangor High School with the Class of 1958. On June 25, 1960, he and Suzanne Montgomery were wed in Bangor. Though the marriage ended in divorce, they remained friends until her death in July of 1997. Throughout his life, he worked at the United Stores, W.T. Grant and finally York Manufacturing where he retired due to illness. In retirement he pursued his interest in antiques, furniture restoration, and fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by an older brother, William D. Scovil; sisters, Phyllis Morrill and Edna Fye-Rogerson; daughter-in-law Loretta Lynn Scovil, and a son-in-law Randall Parsons. Ed is survived by his children, Daniel Scovil of Newburgh; Tammy J. Scovil Hartley and husband James of Bangor; Shirley Parsons-Worcester and husband Brian of Levant, Stephen L. Scovil of Kenduskeag; a sister Erlene Alves of Scarborough, a brother Robert D. Scovil of Bangor, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to his caring and compassionate physician and friend of 20 plus years, Dr. Stephen J. Schneider.

Friends may call from 11 AM - 12 PM, Thursday, April 2, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center Street, Bangor, where a celebration of life service will be held at 12 Noon, with Capt. Timothy Clark, of the Salvation Army, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center Street, Bangor, following the service. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 65 South Park Street, Bangor, ME 04401, or to the Good Shepard Food Bank, 3121 Hotel Road, P.O. Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04211. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  March 30, 2015
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