PALMYRA – Steven H. Bryson, 42, died Dec. 14, 2011, at a Bangor nursing home. He was born Nov. 27, 1969, in Pittsfield, a son of Allen and Shirley (Fletcher) Bryson.
He graduated from Nokomis Regional High, class of 1988. Steve was employed at Bear’s One Stop, Newport. He was a painter and enjoyed visiting art museums. He was also an avid reader, especially of history books and Stephen King novels.
He is survived by a brother, Shawn and wife, Kennilyn Bryson, of Newport; sister, Sharon Bryson of Conway, N.H.; a nephew, Ryan and wife, Jazmine Bryson; and niece, Taylor Bryson. He was predeceased by his parents.
Private graveside committal services will be held in the family lot at Palmyra Village Cemetery with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Memorial contributions may be made to Ross Manor Patient Activity Account, 758 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401. Those who wish may leave written tributes at