- Joseph A. Hovey, 66, husband to Terry A. Hovey, passed away December 23, 2016, at Mass General Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born March 3, 1950, in Norwood, MA, son of George E. Hovey and Vera Wentworth Thurlow. Joseph graduated from King Phillips Regional High School in Wrentham, MA, in 1969, then continued on to Franklin Institute in Boston, MA. He retired from Brewer Public Works in February 2015.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 34 years Terry Hovey, his children; George E. Hovey and wife Brandy Jo and Valerie S. Hovey, his step-children Cheryl Berry, Stanley Grindle and wife Heidi, grandchildren; Derek, Dakota, Joshua and wife Sarah, Andrew, Zackary and Devin, two great-grandchildren; Sophia and Noah. He was predeceased by his parents and all of his brothers and sisters. He was loved and will be missed by all that knew him.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Buck Mills Rod and Gun Club, Bucksport. A pot luck reception will follow the service. Services under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Bucksport.