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Millinocket - James Slauenwhite Sr., age 74, passed away unexpectedly at Millinocket Regional Hospital on February 1, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born May 13, 1945 to Helen (McGowan) and Clair Slauenwhite. He graduated from Stearns High School Class of 1965. He served in Maine Army National guard for 6 years and was employed by Great Northern and Bowater mills for 48 years. He married Linda (Baker) Slauenwhite on October 8, 1966. Together they raised three children and one grandson.

Jim is survived by his wife Linda (Baker) Slauenwhite of 53 years, step mother Colleen Rockwell of Oakfield; three children Celina Charette and husband Lindwood (Tj) of Medway, James (Jamie) Slauenwhite Jr. and wife Molly of Old Town, Jennifer Gould and husband Bill of Millinocket; grandchildren, Robert Deschane of Millinocket, Mckenzie Slauenwhite and wife Alissa and great granddaughter Eleanor Lucy of New York. Abigail, Noah and Owen Slauenwhite of Old Town. Justin Charette of Medway, Joshua McGreevy and Julia Gould of Millinocket; step grandchildren Nevaeh and Charleigh York of Old Town, Caitlin Davenport of Ohio and Brady Barker; siblings Nickie (Charolette) Hazel of Lancaster, MA, Lawrence Slauenwhite of Bucksport, Karen (Slauenwhite) Coty and Husband Richard of Lisbon Falls, Steven Leach and wife Patti of Framingham, MA, Bruce Leavitt of Millinocket, Scott Leavitt and wife Lorrie of Millinocket, Dean Slauenwhite and wife Leanne of Gorham, Don Slauenwhite and partner Diane of Mount Chase, Myron Slauenwhite of Patten, Colleen Frost and husband Artie of Oakfield and Mark Slauenwhite of Carmel and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother Helen (McGowan) Slauenwhite and step father Gerald Leavitt, his father Clair Slauenwhite, 3 brothers- baby brother Clair, Robert Leavitt and James Henry Slauenwhite and by a granddaughter Hayley Alexis Charette.

There will be a spring burial at The Millinocket Cemetery date to be determined. Donations may be made in his name to Funeral Luncheon Fund at St. Martins Church site 19 Colby St. Millinocket, ME 04462.
Published on February 3, 2020


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Brenda Bowden
Feb 29, 2020
I was surprised to find this as I was going through the obituries. I believe he may have been related to my mothers family as the name was mentioned many times when I was growing up and my mom and grandparents would refer to the name Slauenwhite.
Leroy Perrow
Feb 07, 2020
So sorry to hear about the loss of Jim , He was a good kind heart-ted man , always with a smile when I greeted him. From grade school ,high school,over 40 years in the mill, and a neighbor , he will be missed.My condolences go out to Linda and family. Lady Lake , Fl.
Linda J. Slauenwhite
Feb 06, 2020
So very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Our lives were better, fuller, richer from knowing him. He was a wonderful man, and will truly be missed. Our heartfelt condolences to all of Jim’s family.
Cheryl (Page) Pelletier
Feb 06, 2020
So very sorry for your loss, Linda. You are in my thought and prayers. God Bless🙏🏻🙏🏻
Carole Hamilton Doughty
Feb 06, 2020
Linda and family, I am saddened to read of Jim’s passing! He always had a smile on his face and to say hello! Rest in Peace Jim🙏🏻
Bonnie Buckingham Durgin
Feb 04, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I remember when I worked at Ames with Celina and Jim and Robin would come in shopping and we tease and laugh. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts.
Sheila Mcgowan-Erb
Feb 04, 2020
So sorry to hear about Jim. My love,Thoughts and Prayers are with You and Your Family.
Sue (Patchell) Coburn
Feb 04, 2020
Sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. It is always so sad to loose one of our classmates and a great person. Peace be with you all.
Shirley Blair Wise
Feb 04, 2020
So very sorry to hear this news. Jim was so liked by all. I had the pleasure of working with him in the mill and he was always so helpful with a smile for everyone. Deepest condolences to the family. 🙏
Daniel and Phillipa Morrison
Feb 03, 2020
We are so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man, he was taken too soon. Dan and I both worked with him at Great Northern Paper co. and liked him very much. He was always so helpful and would do anything to help you out. He will be missed very much. God Bless You Jimmy, God certainly has a great man with him. Our prayers go to his family for their great loss. Bless you all.
Denise Pelkey
Feb 03, 2020
My condolences to you Linda and the family . My prayers are with you.