- Philip E. Thornton Jr., 74, of Monticello, died Apr. 7, 2017, in Houlton with his family at his side. He was born Jan. 4, 1943, in Hartford, CT, the son of Philip Sr. and Louise (Van Dine) Thornton.
Philip is a Veteran of the Army National Guard. He enjoyed camping, gardening, trucking, moving earth, and barbecuing with his family. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Anita (Weed) Thornton of Monticello. Three sons Malcolm Thornton and Courtney of Monticello, Philip E. Thornton III and Shane of Littleton, and Kevin Thornton of Monticello. Five grandchildren, Walker, Davan, Conway, Darren and Jeremy. Several cousins. He was predeceased by his parents.
A graveside funeral service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Madigan Home Health Care, 93 Military St., Houlton, Maine 04730. For an online guest book please visit bowersfuneral.com
Published on  April 10, 2017