ORONO – Brian Joseph Sepcich, 54, was surrounded by immediate family and close friends when he went home to his Heavenly Father and Savior Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, while at a Bangor hospital after a brief illness. Brian was born May 19, 1957, in Belfast.
He attended school in Bangor and upon graduating he joined the U.S. Navy, where he proudly served from 1975 to 1979 with his last duty assignment aboard the USS Little Rock. Brian then went on to have a 20-year career as a long haul truck driver, traveling coast to coast. He loved looking at America through the window of his big rig. Brian was an active member of Bangor Nazarene Church.
Brian was predeceased by his mother, Donna Sepcich. He is survived by two daughters, Beca Quinlivan and Jennifer Sepcich, both of California; one son, Jonathan Dawal-Sepcich of Orono; five sisters and one brother, Lynnann Muse and her husband, Buz, of Edmond, Okla., Karen Belyea and her husband, Daniel, of Bangor, Robert Fortier and his wife, Lisa, of Sangerville, Kelly Zajechowski and her husband, Robert, of Abbot, LaDonna Carter of Bangor and Bobbie Jesensky of Louisiana; five grandchildren, Dorin James, Brenna Rose, Ardce Ivy Peterson, Evan Alexander and Emily Sherry Marie; numerous nieces and nephews; and his lifelong friend, Paul Grenier of Old Town.
A memorial service for friends and family will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Bangor Nazarene Church with the Rev. D.W. Hayward officiating. Friends and family are invited to share conversation and refreshments after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Bangor Nazarene Church’s worship fund, 1465 Union St., Bangor, ME 04401.