Ralph E. Clement
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Bucksport - Now safe in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Ralph E. Clement passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family after a long illness.
Ralph was born in Bucksport, June 10, 1939, to Maynard and Laura Clement and a lifelong resident of Bucksport, class of 1957. He later met and married his devoted wife, Jean Chambers Clement, June 16, 1960, and together they raised their 5 children.
Ralph worked many different trades, with the majority of his years "Moving the Earth" for Wardwell and Lane Construction Company until his retirement. Faithful in everything he did, he loved his family, church family, the Awana youth program, operating heavy machinery, working in the woods, and helping others.
Ralph will be missed greatly by his wife Jean of 59 years, and their children Loretta (Bruce) Steele, Elsie (Chris) Goyette, both of Billerica, Massachusetts, Melissa (Robert) Stubbs, Marcus (Suzanne) Clement both of Bucksport; along with his 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and siblings Virginia, Bertha, Floyd, Norman, Ramona, and Rozina; and many nieces and nephews, and cousins.
He is predeceased by his son Scott Clement; brother Edmund; and sister Winona.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18th at 2PM at Bucksport Bible church, 16 Central Street, where Ralph was a long-time member. A time of fellowship and refreshment will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bucksport Christian School 16 Central Street Bucksport Maine. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)
Published on January 13, 2020


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Loretta Steele
Jan 17, 2020
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints”
Ps 116:15

My precious dad, you will be missed and were loved beyond what words can express. So thankful for God’s peace that has enveloped me in such deep grief. Also, so thankful for your example in my life ... “You were faithful and I saw Jesus in you!”❤️
Nathan mishou
Jan 15, 2020
My condolences to his family .Ralph was a good friend in school . I'm sorry for his loss
Elsie Goyette
Jan 15, 2020
So privileged to have had such an amazing father. He led by example, loved with all his heart, had a deep faith in God, and gave his all to everything he did. He never feared dying because he knew where he was going.
Daddy, my memories of you will never fade, I am thankful for so many, and that God chose you to be my Dad. Your light will always shine. It gives me great peace to know you are free.
In the Sweet Bye and Bye Daddy❤
Kathleen Marvin Bergquist
Jan 15, 2020
Condolences and love
From the Marvin and Bergquist families
Keeping you in our prayers.
Blanche Buzzell
Jan 14, 2020
Ralph clement was a kind caring person always ready to help others, lived his faith. My condolences to Jean and his family.
Joyce Brown Monforte
Jan 14, 2020
I remember Ralph as a quiet and kind young man we were classmates. My condolences to Ralph’s family.
wilbur smith
Jan 14, 2020
Ralph was always a good person with a rascslly heart.
Christine Conners Gray
Jan 14, 2020
I guess I am one of a few who have known Ralph over the past 65 years. I went to School with Virginia, Edmund and Ralph all those years. As we sat in alphabetical order we were next to each other all those years. I expect his parents welcomed him home. C. Gray
Joel & Jan Wardwell
Jan 14, 2020
We are very sorry to hear of Ralph’s passing. Ralph was part of the Wardwell & Lane Construction family for 30 years. Always a hard working & skilled employee and a true gentleman—-and a good friend.
Our condolences to Jean and family.
Paul K Leeman
Jan 14, 2020
Rest in Peace in Heaven, may the Lord's blessings be upon your family filling their hearts with His love and grace. Blessed are they that love the Lord.
Kimberly Chambers Edwards
Jan 14, 2020
I’m very sorry for your loss. Uncle Ralph was a wonderful man. Our prayers are with y’all. Remember that when lives pass on, memories remain forever.