Richard A.


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STILLWATER - Richard A. "Rick" Thurston, 61, died July 18, 2019, following a four year battle with ALS. He was born June 21, 1958 in Bangor, a son of Frank L. and June W. (MacIntosh) Thurston.
Rick served in the Army National Guard and was employed at the University of Maine and Maine Distributors.
He is survived by his mother June Stafford; partner Darlene Carey; daughter Krysta Thurston; grandson Cameron; brother Rod Thurston and his wife Linda; sister Kelly Verrengia and her husband Frank; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Frank Thurston; step-father Rupert Stafford; and sister Donna Boutin.
A graveside service will be conducted this fall at Lawndale Cemetery Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made the ALS Association
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Published on July 19, 2019
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Jean (Parady) Kelliher
Jul 23, 2019
June, I was so saddened to learn of your beloved Rick's passing, He suffered greatly and is finally at peace. Sending you my love and prayers and strength, my very "special" sister.
With Love and Hugs,
Brenda Durant
Jul 23, 2019
Darlene, I'm so saddened to hear of your loss and grief. ALS is a terrible disease. My love and thoughts are going out to you.
Catherine (MacIntosh) Meagher
Jul 22, 2019
So sorry June! Just saw the obituary on facebook as Kelly posted it. I hope she waa able to come be with you. Please let me know what I can do. Love you my cousin and friend. Peace be with you and your family during this stressful time. God will help you through.
Jamie Patterson
Jul 21, 2019
oh, Kelly....I am so sorry to hear about your brothers passing...try to find comfort knowing he is now in God's from any pain or suffering. You, your mom, and family are in my prayers. PLEASE let me know if there is ANY thing I can do for you.
With love,
Larry Hall
Jul 20, 2019
Worked with Rich years ago at UM... My condolences to go to the entire family for their loss...
Linda Chunglo-Pelletier
Jul 20, 2019
June I’m so sorry to read of Ricks pasting.
I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prays.
Terry Thurston Hill
Jul 19, 2019
I have fond cousin memories growing up, they are forever etched in my heart. My deepest condolences to Ricks family.
Mike&Gay; Cram
Jul 19, 2019
To the family and Darlene,
So sorry to hear the passing of Rick. My husband work with him at Maine Distributors many years . I Gay got to meet at his work where I job coach people with disabilities for 11 years. He was a lot of fun to work with there. We are so sad and he will be missed a lot.
Mike & Gay Cram
Levant, Maine