UNITY – John J. Von Oesen, of Unity, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 27, 2014. He was born in Waterville, Jan. 29, 1955, the son of the late William and Adelaide (Smythe) Von Oesen.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed listing to the radio.
He is survived by his longtime companion, Debbie Geiger of Unity, and her two children, daughter, Sarah Geiger and her son, Tyler Von Oesen of Unity; and son, Joshua Geiger of Florida; his three children, Jeremy Von Oesen and his wife, Terri, and their children, Jorren, Jaden and Jaxen of Dixmont, Jacob Von Oesen and his wife, Krista and their children, Noah, Liam and Mara of Waterville, and Heather Lyons and her husband, Nick and their children, Rylee and Eben of Durham; and two brothers, Bob Von Oesen and his wife, Linda of Norridgewock, and Richard Von Oesen of Unity; and nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at his residence, 413 Bangor Road, Unity. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Debbie Geiger, 413 Bangor Road, Unity, ME 04988. Arrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield.