Vernon's Story

BROWNVILLE JUNCTION - Vernon William Bain, 77, died December 23, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Togus. He was born August 15, 1937, in Brownville Junction, the son of Claude V. and Marion W. (Doyle) Bain. Vernon graduated from Brownville Junction High School, Class of 1954, and from the Modern Business College in St. John, New Brunswick. In 1960, he joined the U.S. Army where ranked as an E8 Master Sergeant and received many medals and ribbons of honor while working out of The Pentagon. After 21 years serving our country Vernon came home to Brownville Junction to take care of his sister where he worked for the Canadian Pacific Railroad, Great Northern Paper, and finally for MSAD 41 as a janitor and everyone's favorite bus driver until he retired in 2002.

He is survived by his son that he never had, Michael Barriault and his wife, Aaron, and their son, Michael Allen III, all of Brownville Junction; his sister, Ruth Port of Butler, PA; three nieces, Diane Reep and her husband, Paul , of West Sunbury, PA, Stephanie Jackson and her husband, Ronald, of Butler, PA, and Laurie Port of Butler, PA; a nephew, John Vernon Port and his wife, Rosalyn, of Boynton Beach, FL; three great nieces, Jennifer Chacon, Jessica Goldyn and her husband, Matthew, and Shannon Dally, all of Butler, PA; a great nephew, Joshua Port of Boynton Beach, FL; a great-great nephew, Drake Wilson of Butler, PA; special friends, Dean Bellatty and Rusty Ladd, both of Brownville Junction; the staff of MSAD 41 and the hundreds of kids he "hauled"; and many cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Claudia Bain; brother-in-law and good friend, John Port; a special grandson, Mason Isaiah Barriault; and a special friend, Walter Lutterell.

Graveside services with military honors at the family lot in Pine Tree Cemetery, Brownville Junction, will be held in the spring 2015. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at
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