BANGOR – John “Hardy” Treadwell, 45, died Feb. 25, 2005, at a Boston hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1960, in Bangor, the son of Howard and Laurel Treadwell. John graduated from Old Town High School, Class of 1978. He loved playing cards, going out to eat, and going to the movies. John started working at Paul’s Restaurant when he was a teenager, and worked there for 28 years until their closing. He loved his family, and made a life-time of waiting on and caring for people. Surviving are his daughter, Cortney Lee Villa Treadwell; his fianc?e, Jane Reynolds; his mother, Laurel Treadwell; special grandmother to whom he was very close, Villa Hallett; brothers, Rick and his wife, Ann, George and his wife, Kelly Hardgrove, and Howard Jr. and his wife, Venise; sisters, Joanne and her husband, Brian Filtz, Patti and her husband, Danny McPheters, Lori and her husband, Peter Hamlin, and Ann Lucas; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and John’s many customers/friends from Paul’s Restaurant. He was predeceased by his father, Howard Treadwell; and a sister, Teri-Sue Mellott. A service of remembrance will be held noon Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the Hermon Baptist Church, Rt. 2, Hermon, with the Rev. Garnett Chute, pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to share conversation and refreshments in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service. Memorial donations in John’s memory may be sent to the Education Fund for his beloved daughter Cortney, care of Laurel Treadwell, P.O. Box 385, Stillwater, ME 04489. A service of Brookings-Smith Old Town Chapel, 205 Main St., Old Town.
JOHN ‘HARDY’ TREADWELL
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:15 p.m.