MILLINOCKET – Raymond George McEwen Sr., passed away peacefully Jan. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Millinocket, the son of Robert Brenton and Hazel (Lank) McEwen.
Raymond held various jobs in his life time, retiring from Great Northern Paper Co. Raymond was an avid fly fisherman who loved fly fishing at Slaughter Pond. He also had many hobbies that included gardening, woodworking, berry picking and going fiddleheading. His greatest joy was giving his vegetables from his garden away.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary (Armstrong) McEwen; their children, Lorrie Harrison Bonnie Veinote and husband, Gene Raymond McEwen Jr., Brenda Cesare and husband, Peter, Vicki Dubois and husband, Dana, Donna Seamans and husband, Roger, Carol Bracy and husband, Robert, Brenton McEwen and Julie Douglass, and Jesse McEwen; daughter-in- law, Linda (Bouchard) McEwen; sister-in-law, Nancy Sanderson; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, James McEwen and Robert McEwen; two brothers John “Jack” Sanderson and James McEwen.
At Raymond’s request there will be no service. There will be a graveside service at a later date. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.