Robert's Story

Houlton - Robert 'Bob' Rairdon, 82, of Houlton died Oct. 15 2016 in Houlton. He was born April 3, 1934, in Littleton, the son of John and Lillian (Fogg) Reardon. Bob is a Veteran of the U.S.Army, former member of the Aroostook County Sheriff's Dept., he worked for Peabody Equipment for 43 years, and was a member of the Holton Fire Dept. from 1958 until 1989. He is survived by one son Peter and his wife Jennifer of Houlton, a brother John of Benton, and a sister Mary Ann Stillman of Houlton. Two close nephews Fred Parsons (Fireman Fred) and Roger Rairdon, and close family friend Abbie Manuel and her son Casey Rairdon. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Donna Schools, and two brothers, Fred in 1998 and Clancy in 2009. Friends may call 11 a.m. until 12 noon, Thursday, Oct. 20th, 2016, at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton, where funeral services will be held at 12 noon. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Houlton, with full military honors. Online guest book at
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