MILO and ORONO – Ottie “Sonny” Waddell Jr., 59, passed away Nov. 17, 2003, at his home with his wife of three years, Pam, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 5, 1944, in Orono, the son of the late Ottie and Eva (Gerrish) Waddell. Sonny enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, camping and the Ocean. He also enjoyed taking Pam for rides in the truck. Sonny is survived by his wife, Pam (Proctor) Waddell; his children, Ottie “Sonny” Waddell III of Winthrop, and Eva (Waddell) Quirion and her husband, Morris, of Orono; grandchildren, Michael Waddell, Aimee Quirion, and Mary Banker; brother, Ronnie Waddell and his wife, Arlene, of Pawcatuck, Conn.; sisters, Ginny and her husband, Donnie Deveau, of Bangor, Shirley and her husband, George Purtell, of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Susan and her husband, Bernie Turner, of Bangor; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a niece and a great-nephew. A service of remembrance will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at the East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, with the Rev. Adam Soderberg, pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to share conversation and refreshments in the Church fellowship hall immediately follow the service. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Orono. Gift’s in Sonny’s memory may be made to East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, ME 04474 or Pine Tree Hospice, 65 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Arrangements by Memorial Alternatives, 1225 Broadway, Bangor.
OTTIE ‘SONNY’ WADDELL JR.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.