Jeffrey W. Sawyer


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STETSON and LAKEVILLE - Jeffrey W. Sawyer, 62, died peacefully July 15, 2019 at home with family by his side. He was born February 6, 1957 a son of Evelyn (Cobb) and Albert L. Sawyer III.
Jeff loved the outdoors and its many activities including hiking, hunting, fishing, baseball, horseshoes, and sitting around the camp fire with family and friends. Jeff was a faithful Red Sox and Patriots fan. He had many friends in the Bangor Winterport area while growing up and in Lakeville during his adult life.
He is survived by his parents Paul and Evelyn Shields; siblings Linda White, Shirley Sawyer, Albert Sawyer IV, and Mark Sawyer and his wife Chris; many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins and his faithful canine companion Beretta.
He was predeceased by his father, grandparents, several aunts, uncles, and cousins and several pets including dogs Carl and Drew and cat Mimi.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Cruz and all the caring and dedicated staff of Cancer Care of Maine and Beacon Hospice for the wonderful and compassionate care given and especially Gail McCarthy, who has gone way beyond the call of duty to give him the best care possible and become a dedicated friend to Jeff and the family.
There will be no formal services at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shepherds Beyond Borders PO Box 104 West Enfield ME 04493 or to Cancer Care of Maine 33 Whiting Hill Rd, Brewer, ME 04412 or to Beacon Hospice 289 State St Suite B, Bangor, ME 04401.
Published on July 16, 2019
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Gary Gabree
Jul 27, 2019
We certainly had a lot of fun. We spent many hours fishing, hunting, listening to ball games and doing plenty of other fun stuff. But more importantly, Jeff was one of the finest, most decent people whom I've ever been privileged to know. Jeff taught me about Lakeville but he taught me a lot more about life. Lakeville won't ever be quite the same without him.
Jack Gagnon, Lakeville
Jul 22, 2019
I was truly saddened to hear that Jeff had passed away. I hadn't spoken to him in quite a while. I have fished with him, spent some great time with him. He had an honest, non-judgmental manner and seemed to always have a smile on his face. Rest in peace Jeff. jack
Alison Curtis Haskell
Jul 20, 2019
You were an old soul Jeff, when you became friends you had a friend for life. Heaven has gained another Angel. My deepest sympathies to your Mom & Dad, Mark and your whole family and friends, RIP
Keith Baron
Jul 19, 2019
Always had a smile and was a really nice person to be around.So sorry for your loss
Bonnie Sawyer
Jul 18, 2019
Aunt Evelyn and family, so sorry to read this. My heart goes out for you all. Love, Bonnie
Jul 18, 2019
So sorry been tnere too .stay strong
sharon boardman buffinton
Jul 17, 2019
Little City Park, Center St. Tavern, Lakeville, oh the memories. You are a good soul and friend who will be missed by all who knew you.
Barry Mcalpine
Jul 17, 2019
my deepest condolences to the whole family...growing up and knowing Jeff was an honor ..RIP
Pam Randall
Jul 17, 2019
So sorry to hear about Jeff. Sad day
steve hope
Jul 17, 2019
as i sit here trying to think what to say , i remember your smile ,and hear your laugh, that filled many a day. Goodby my friend.
Jul 16, 2019
In reading the obituary / tribute, I was touched by the love for animals that Jeff apparently possessed , although that I did not know him, I view any friend of animals as a friend of mine. I extend to you my sincere condolences.
Dan wood
Jul 16, 2019
Sorry Al