ORONO – Winston W. Stubbs, 82, passed from this earth Jan. 29, 2011, with his loving wife by his side at home. He did it "his way" to the end. Winston was born April 11, 1928, in Sherman, to Felix M. and Helen (Welton) Stubbs.
He grew up working on potato farms, worked for Civil Service, Presque Isle; Easton Corp., Brewer; and New England Telephone for 30 years, retiring in 1985 from Nynex. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Winston enjoyed life with many activities and friendships along the way. He always had a wisecrack to make, no matter who you were.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marlene (Aldrich) Stubbs; daughter, Teresa Millett and her husband, Bob; granddaughter, Michele Connors and husband, Drew; great-grandchildren, Logan and Emily Connors; brother, Harry "Tim" Stubbs and his wife, Charleen, of Sherman; several nieces and nephews; and will be sadly missed by special niece, Doreen, who was like a second daughter. He was predeceased by his parents; and a sister, Paula Lorello.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.