RUSSELL ALAN MERRITHEW

Posted July 10, 2012, at 7:40 p.m.

BUCKSPORT – Russell Alan Merrithew, 81, was born July 28, 1930, and deceased July 8, 2012.

Russell was a hunter and lobsterman. He retired from Bucksport Paper Mill.

He is survived by his wife, Madeline Merrithew; stepdaughter, Robin Sibley; son, Alan and Becky Merrithew of Belfast; daughter, Marie Merrithew of Belfast; brother, Richard and Jean Merrithew of South Carolina; brothers-in-law, Frederick and Marie Savage of Casper, Wyo., Everett and Linda Savage of South Paris, Herbert Savage of Eddington, Mark and Robin Savage of West Enfield, John and Susan Savage of West Enfield, William and Irene Savage of Lincoln and Michael Savage of West Enfield; sisters-in-law, Nancy and George Hoag of Vancouver, Wash., and Anna and Larry Mushero of Mattawamkeag; mother-in-law, Martha Savage of West Enfield; many nieces and nephews. He also leaves a special hunting friend, Issaic Dorr of Orland; special neighbors; and his dog, Lucy, which he adored.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Dodlin Road Cemetery, West Enfield, with Jonathan Morales officiating.

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