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HERMON - James M. Wentworth, 73, died May 16, 2014 at a Bangor nursing center. He was born Jan. 18, 1941 in Waldo, the son of Manus and Christie Wentworth.

James served with the US Army in the mid 60's and he worked for Dysarts for 18 years as the night service writer. James was a devout Red Sox fan and loved tending his vegetable garden. He will be remembered for his keen wit and playful sarcasm.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 33 years, Jylle A. (Clark) Wentworth of Hermon are his children, Tammy Wentworth, Kimberly Shemak, Karen, Wentworth-Tisdale, Nikki Wentworth Allbaugh, Brandon Lee Wentworth and Jami M. Wentworth; grandchildren, Amanda Dyer, Brittanie Lynn Ritchie, Nicholas Wentworth and Blake Littlefield; three sisters, Carol Miller, Sally Gould and Shirley Whitcomb; one brother, Ronald Wentworth; many other grandchildren, great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. He was predeceased by his parents, a son, Corry Wentworth in 2009 and by a sister, Mame Hanscom.

Family and friends may visit 9 - 11 AM Friday, May 23, 2014 at Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor where a service honoring James' life will be held at 11 AM as the visitation concludes with John Linnehan, Jr., presiding. Burial with military honors wll be at Bayview Cemetery, Franklin. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor Activity Fund, 44 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to his family may be offered at www.kileyandfoley.com.
Published on  May 19, 2014
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