DEXTER and CORINNA – John Alan Hartley, 47, died unexpectedly July 29, 2009, at a Bangor hospital after losing a brief battle with cancer. John has gone to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was born Sept. 28, 1961, in Caribou, a son of John E. and Carol (Small) Hartley. He completed his GED at Dexter Regional High School and received an associate degree in computer technology from Northern Maine Technical Center, Presque Isle. He worked for General Electric Security, Pittsfield, and most recently in North Carolina, where he was promoted to technician II. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepmother, Lois Hartley of Dexter; his stepfather, Wayne King of Corinna; his loving sister, Cindy Melendy of Dexter; special nieces, Renee Young of Corinna and Miranda Wycoff and husband, Guy, of Missouri; special nephew, Joey Young of Milford; a great-nephew, Gabe Wycoff of Missouri; and a very special friend, Dorene Toana of Canaan. He is also survived by many stepbrothers, stepsisters, aunts, uncles and cousins. Fond memories are held by his sister, nieces and nephew of trips to Old Orchard Beach and Canoby Lake, N.H., in the summer. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter. Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at New Hope Baptist Church, Spring Street, Dexter, with Pastor Will Walters officiating. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, after the funeral. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.