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Glenburn - Sumner "Noonie" E. Pinkham, Jr., 87, passed away on April 13, 2019 with his family by his side after a long, courageous battle after enduring a stroke. He was born on February 29, 1932 in Winterport to Sumner, Sr. and Julia (Clark) Pinkham.
Sumner loved snowmobiling, and was member of the Sebasticook Snowmobile Club of Newport. In 1976 he helped build and start the Hungry Hollow 76ers of Levant. In 1997 he helped his son, Ed, start the Glenburn Lakeside Riders. His first love was his family. Sumner worked for H.D. Smith & Sons Case Tractor and then retired from the DOT in Bangor.
In addition to his wife of 62 years, Marion (Tozier) Pinkham; he is survived by his daughter, Brenda Pinkham; sons, Thomas Pinkham and partner, Michelle, Edward Pinkham and wife, Melissa; grandchildren, Tony "Chuck" Loring and wife, Danica, Tiffiani Pinkham and boyfriend, Burns Brown, Tyler Pinkham and girlfriend, Kayla Hornyak; and two special great-grandsons, Hunter and Watson. In addition to his parents and siblings Sumner was predeceased by his special granddaughter, Marissa Pinkham.
The family would like to thank Beacon Hospice for the care they gave to Sumner.
The family invites friends to share in conversation and refreshments from 5-7 pm, Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St, Bangor. Those who wish to remember Sumner in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Marissa Pinkham Scholarship Fund, C/O: Glenburn Lakeside Riders, P.O. Box 8442, Bangor, ME 04402. Condolences to the family may be expressed at
Published on April 14, 2019
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Jackie Aubrey
Apr 19, 2019
My sympathy to the whole Pinkham family. I have such happy memories of when I enjoyed snowmobiling with you all. Blessings and love.
Brenda Roodgerson
Apr 18, 2019
Marion, I am so sorry to hear of Sumner’s passing. Condolences to you and you family.
Viv Rennebu
Apr 16, 2019
Mrs. Pinkham, Eddie & the other two children of Mr. Pinkham's. I just want you to know that my thoughts & prayers are with you all at this sad time. I pray he is at peace now & getting to love his granddaughter that he lost a long time ago. Please know he is in no more pain & Our Lord will take real good care of him.
Eugene & Bev Meunier
Apr 15, 2019
To the families of Sumner, we are sorry for the loss of Sumner . The times we met and talked with him, we liked him instantly. Know we are thinking of you all at this time.
Eugene & Beverly Meunier
Apr 15, 2019
To the family of Sumner, we are so sorry for your loss. We met him a few times and we liked him instantly.
He will be missed .
Phil Hazzard and family
Apr 15, 2019
Sorry to hear of Uncle Noonie’s passing.
Jim & Marty White
Apr 15, 2019
Sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences to Marion and the family.
Karen & Andy Alexander
Apr 15, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Noonie will be missed. He was a very special, gentle person that made you feel welcome the first time you spoke. Andy loved snowmobiling with you all and talks about what fun you always had even now. Love to you all.
Nancy Gildred
Apr 15, 2019
Our deepest condolences to Marion and the family. Ralph and Nancy Gildred.
Shirley Boynton
Apr 15, 2019
So sorry prayers to the family. He was a good man I remember him and Marion very well from the Hungry Hollow Snowmobile Club. May God help you through your grieving process.
Apr 15, 2019
Brenda, sending prayers for you and your family. My thoughts are with you today. May God bless you all.
Larry and Eileen Lafland
Apr 15, 2019
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our heartfelt sympathy to Marion, Brenda, Tom, Ed and your families. You are all in our thoughts.
Carol Labreemayo
Apr 15, 2019
I had the pleasure of working with Sumner for many years at d.o.t.
He was a very kind man and I'm so sorry to hear of his passing.
Darwin Thompson
Apr 14, 2019
May God look over his family and friends for his loss.He was a great friend of mine. RIP Noonie.

Darwin Thompson
Jasper Florida
Bev Sullivan-Mudgett
Apr 14, 2019
My love to the Pinkham family during these hard times. Praying for you all.
Denise wood
Apr 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss.My God help you through these trouble time. My thought an prayers are with you.