GUILFORD – William L. Haskell, 78, died Nov. 3, 2007, while hunting in Guilford. He was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Waterville, son of Leonard and Vanessa (Bushey) Haskell. He was an avid outdoorsman for all of his life. Bill served in the U.S. Army and was proud of his 42-year career working for Maine Central Railroad. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Marilyn (Brooker) Haskell of Guilford; a stepdaughter and her husband, Linda and Frank Gilbert of Sangerville; four grandchildren, Kristen and her husband, Dustin Lander, of Guilford, Gus and his wife, Mandy Snowden, of Abbot, Pam Gilbert of Reno, Nev., and Peggy Gilbert of Guilford; two grandsons, Stephen Bowley of Guilford and Riley Snowden of Abbot; two sisters, Gloria Datsis and Thel-ma Martin, both of Winslow; a brother, Herbert Haskell of Waterville; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters, Rosalie Dolley and Priscilla Wentworth; two brothers, Chester Haskell and Arthur Haskell; and two stepsons, Michael Knowles and David W. Knowles. The family will be holding a private graveside service at Blanchard Cemetery, Abbot, with Pastor Ray Beless officiating. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. To sign an online guest book go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
WILLIAM L. HASKELL
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.