WATERVILLE – Mark W. DeGrass, 62, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at a Waterville health care facility. He was born Jan. 12, 1949, in Bangor, the son of Claude and Catherine (Connors) DeGrass.
Mark grew up in Bangor and was a 1967 graduate of Bangor High School. He enjoyed music and working with electronics. Mark will always be remembered as a gentle loving soul.
He is survived by his siblings, John DeGrass and his partner, Pat West, of Hermon, Claudia Paine of Raymond, Paul DeGrass and his wife, Dale, of Hampton, N.H., and Robert DeGrass of Swampscott, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. Mark was predeceased by his parents.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Millinocket Cemetery. Those wishing to remember Mark in a special way may make gifts in his name to HealthReach Hospice, care of MaineGeneral Health, Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at