JAMES WOOD TWEEDIE

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

BELFAST – James “Jim” Wood Tweedie, 88, passed Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at a local healthcare facility. Born Sept. 3, 1916 in Thorndike, he was the son of Charles W. and Alice (Leveque) Tweedie. Jim graduated from Unity High School in 1933. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force and was stationed in England during World War II. While in the Air Force he repaired instrument panels on airplanes. He married Beatrice M. Williams in 1949, in New York City. Jim loved the Red Sox and watched them faithfully. For many years he traveled to the Lewiston Food Cupboard to bring back food for the Belfast area, using his own truck. He was a long time member of the Belfast United Methodist Church. Jim was predeceased by four siblings, Helen, Charlene, Clyde Robert and Lester. He is survived by his wife Beatrice of 55 years; three daughters, Sally Alegria and her husband, Manuel, Peggy-Anne McManus and her husband, Daniel, and Judy Lynn Rielly and her husband, James; one son, James Tweedie and his wife, Beverly; a sister, Edna Billington; 14 grandchildren; several great- grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at the Belfast United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Abbott, officiating. Donations preferred to the Belfast United Methodist Church Building Fund, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements with Rackliffe Funeral Home, Belfast. www.dignity memorial.com <>

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