DEXTER – John L. Sokoloski, Jr., 21, died Aug. 24, 2005, at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born July 30, 1984, in Hartford, Conn., the son of John and Rosemarie (Plungy) Sokoloski Sr. At the time of his death, he was working as a self-employed carpenter. He enjoyed hunting, but most of all he loved fishing with his dog, Tyson. John cherished his life and lived every day to the fullest. He is survived by his mother, Rosie, of Dexter; a sister, Angela Sokoloski and her boyfriend, Travis Turner, of Newport; brother, Teddy Sokoloski of Dexter; half-sister, Jackie Turner of Middleton, Conn.; step-mother, Laurie Sokoloski; two stepsisters, Erin and Ashley; and two stepbrothers, Tony and Brennan McGeoghegan, all of Dexter; many aunts, uncles and cousins, including a very special aunt, Donna Williams of Dexter; many friends, including his best friend, Andy Rolfe, of Dexter and special friends, Michelle Copeland, Eddie Major, Bryon Webber, Matt Mountain, Jason Clukey, Nick Bragg, Kyle Roach and Dr. Victor Andrews; and to the girl who had John’s heart, Suzanne Ready, of Dexter. The family wishes to express a special thank you to Dr. Murray at Mayo Regional Hospital. He was predeceased by his father in 2004. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 61 Main St., Dexter. Graveside committal services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Pastor A. Maurice Neal officiating.