L.'s Story

BANGOR - L. Mark Lovell of Bangor died June 23, 2016, in Bangor. He was born January 15, 1934, in Guilford, son of Carmie and Leona (Andrews) Lovell. Mark was a caring, compassionate husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He graduated from PCHS, class of 1953. Following graduation he served with the United States Marine Corps, attended Husson College and earned a Bachelor's degree before starting work at Grants Dairy, Brake Service and during retirement drove the Bat Bus. He was active in the Anah Temple Shrine, St. Andrew's Lodge and Marine Corps League.

He married the love of his life, Nora Dawes Lovell. They celebrated 62 years of marriage in February. He was predeceased by his parents; stepmother, Junie Andrews; sister, Polly; brother, Atwood; and in-laws, Bucky and Eleanor Dawes. He is survived by his daughter, Nikki Lovell of Bangor; daughter, Vicki Kenny and husband, Kevin, of Florida; son, Stephen Lovell and wife, Dawn, of Florida; grandchildren, Jamie Clark and husband, Jason, Stephen Lovell and wife, Elizabeth, Marianne McRorie and husband, Jamie, Alex, Andrea and Alayna Lovell; sisters, Carmen Castle and husband, Vern, of Virginia, and Edwina Nesbit and husband, Don, of Connecticut; and brother, Leland Lovell of Massachusetts; sisters-in-law, Linda Nesbit and husband, Reed, Nancy Hall and husband, Dick; and brother-in-law, Frank Dawes and wife, Karlyn; as well as four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Dr. Keller, Dr. Wiseman, Dr. Verosloff, Dr. Redding, the staff of EMMC and Brewer Rehab for giving him "14 bonus years."

A Celebration of Life will be held at Morgan Hill Event Center, Hermon, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. Attire is casual. In lieu of flowers, remembrance donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
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