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Elliott Parker Ingersoll

Apr 6, 1917 - Mar 8, 2017

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Bangor - Elliott Parker Ingersoll died March 8, 2017, at Maine Veterans Home in Bangor, where he received excellent care, a month before his 100th birthday. Elliott was born April 6, 1917, in South Addison, Maine, to parents Harold Ingersoll and Jessie Crowley Ingersoll. As a young man he lobster fished, dug clams, worked on the Quoddy hydroelectric project in Eastport, and built roads in Acadia national park while working for CCC. He married Lola (Lorie) Savage Ingersoll on January 1, 1941.
Elliott was a WWII veteran serving in Italy and North Africa with the 15th Army Air Force. After the war he lobster fished out of eastern harbor in South Addison. After he retired from fishing, they enjoyed many years in Florida before returning to Maine.
He is survived by daughter Priscilla Bird and husband Kent of So. Portland; his son Michael Ingersoll and wife Iona Crowley of Brewer; four grandchildren Jason Kelley of Portland, Kristin Taggart and husband Josh of Raymond, and Todd Ingersoll of Provo, Utah, step grandchildren Tracy Willette and wife Christine of Brewer, and Kyle Willette and wife Kim of Bangor; several great grandchildren and step great grandchildren. Elliott was predeceased by his wife of 70 years Lola Ingersoll, granddaughter Beth Ingersoll, parents, and siblings.
Elliott will be buried at a later date in Mailey Hill Cemetary in Columbia, Maine.
Published on  April 6, 2017
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