BELFAST – James R. Pendergast Sr., 58, died Dec. 4, 2009, in Bangor. He was born Feb. 6, 1951, in Belfast, the son of Donald C. and Mary M. (Dunbar) Pendergast. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved ice fishing. He was employed at the Bucksport paper mill for more than 37 years. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. James was predeceased by his father, Donald. He is survived by his mother, Mary Pendergast of Belfast; his mother-in-law, Marion Sawyer of Belfast; his wife of 37 years, Judy A. Pendergast of Belfast; two sons, Timothy Pendergast and wife, Hayley, of Pennsylvania and James Pendergast Jr. and wife, Elizabeth, of Camden; a brother, Donald Pendergast Jr. and his wife, Juanita, of Northport; two brothers-in-law, Tom Sawyer of Vinalhaven and Eben Sawyer of Stockton; his grandchildren, Corey and Kasha; two nephews and one niece. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Interment will be after at Grove Cemetery, Belfast. Online condolences may be placed at www.crabielripostafuneralhome.com.