Roy's Story

BRUNSWICK - Roy A. Vreeland, 75, died October 15, 2014, from congestive heart failure.

He graduated from John Bapst High School in 1957 and the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD in 1962. Upon graduation he was selected for flight training in Pensacola, FL, and upon completion was assigned to Patrol Squadron 26 in Brunswick, ME, from 1964 to 1968. While in Brunswick he served deployments to Newfoundland and Iceland. After that he was assigned as a Flight Instructor in Corpus Christi, TX for 1 year before separation from the Navy as a Lieutenant. After his service in the Navy he worked in the computer industry until he retired in 1996.

He is survived by his former wife and friend, Diane L. Vreeland, a son, John A. Vreeland, a daughter, Carol Vreeland Null and son-in-law, Jacob V. Null, all of Bar Harbor, ME, and a sister, Adelle M. Vreeland of Lakeside, AZ.

He will be interred at the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, ME, 1 p.m. October 27, 2014.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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