BREWER & BANGOR - Martin A. Millett Sr., 75, passed away May 31, 2016 at his home after a five year battle with mesothelioma lung cancer. He was born January 26, 1941 in Brewer, the son of Herbert and Mary Millett.
Martin was a retired US Navy veteran retiring after 20 years of service and later retired from Bangor Hydro after 15 years. He was a member of the Masons, VFW, Orrington Rod and Gun Club and the Hermon Skeet and Trap Club.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Sharon (Worster) Millett of Brewer; two sons, Michael and his wife, Deanna of Eddington and Martin Jr. of Milford; eight grandchildren, Robert and fiancée, Emily, Michael Jr. and wife, Jami, Marty III and fiancée, Allison, Ryan and his wife, Nicole, Kayla, Oscar, Jonathan and Manuel; six great-grandchildren, Lukas, Adrian, Liam, Brayden, Jamison and Payton, two sisters; Mary Norris and her husband, Fred, Josephine Smith and her husband Gary, two brothers, William Millett and his wife, Sharon, Daniel Millett and his wife, Beverly; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A lifelong friend, Dickie Smith of Bangor, and a very special friend, Tom Elliott of North Carolina. He was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Mary Millett, a sister, Rita Bowden, a brother Arthur Millett and daughter-in-law, Kimberly Millett.
Family and friends may visit 11 AM to 1 PM Friday, June 3, 2016 at Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor where a service honoring Martin's life will be held at 1:00 PM as the visitation concludes. Burial will with military honors will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor. A gathering of family and friends will be immediately afterward at the Club House of Eagle Ridge Mobile Park, 10 Sites Lane, Brewer. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lafayette Family Cancer Center care of EMH Foundation, PO Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402. Messages and memories may be shared with his family at kileyandfoley.com.