Paul Ira McReavy


Medway - Paul Ira McReavy, affectionately known as "Bumpie" sadly left this world July 1, 2019. He was born October 6, 1926 to Wilfred and Ruth (Hasty) McReavy in Whitneyville Maine. At a young age Paul served in the army during World War II. He later moved to Medway, ME and married the love of his life Gertrude. Together they raised a family as he worked at Great Northern Paper Company where he later retired from after 30 plus years.
Paul loved his 4 children, 12 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson Charles (CJ) so very much. He would light up when any of them would visit. He enjoyed doing many things with them such as letting them ride on his riding lawnmower (tractor as he called it) or picking berries from the garden. He also enjoyed playing hide and seek and pushing kids on the swing. In the winter he would build giant snow hills so the children could ride inner tubes. He was an avid gardener and jack of all trades. If anyone needed something fixed, Bumpie was the go-to guy. He never had a bad word to say of anyone and anyone that met him loved him. People around town would say how they loved seeing him and his wife in the store together. They were the picture perfect couple.
Paul was predeceased by his mother and father, his brother Ralph and a great granddaughter Michaela. Paul is survived by his wife Gertrude McReavy and their children Delbert McReavy of Millinocket, Edwin McReavy and his wife Melinda of Lincoln, Alvin McReavy of Bangor, and Zella Tinkham and her husband James of Medway. He also is survived by two sisters Doris Mawhinney and Olive Peters along with many nieces and nephews whom all loved him as well.
Per his request there will be no visiting hours or funeral set.
Published on July 6, 2019
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Vinal Reynolds , A cousin from Whitneyville
Jul 13, 2019
Paul & Gertrude came down to Whitneyville to visit often when they were younger. He always had the notebook with a pen or pencil in his shirt pocket. A very kind and gentle man.
There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they are gone, their light remains.
Tom Coon
Jul 08, 2019
We always stopped n talked of days gone by .
Linda Bouchard
Jul 08, 2019
So sorry for your loss. When we would see them at the store he always had a smile and hello for everyone.
Bryce McReavy
Jul 07, 2019
I love you so much bumpie we will meet again.
Carol Reynolds
Jul 06, 2019
Olive, I am so sorry for your loss...Sending you thoughts and prayers...
Anna Snowman
Jul 06, 2019
Such a a friendly and all around nice guy ..
Brittany, Jared and CJ
Jul 06, 2019
Thinking of you everyday. We love you so much Bumpie. I wish you didnt have to leave us but we will see you again.
Bonnie Durgin
Jul 06, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember his sense of humor when he came in to Ames. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Lester Caswell
Jul 06, 2019
He was a good guy
Jessica and Cody Michaud
Jul 06, 2019
We miss you so much Bumpie! Thinking of you everyday.
Bill an Jackie Powers
Jul 06, 2019
We are sorry for your loss. Paul was a GREAT MAN an he will be missed. Heaven has another ANGEL.
Jul 06, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Bumpie's passing. He was a great man and will be missed dearly.
Jared Dupras
Jul 02, 2019