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GARLAND and GUILFORD – Charles “Chuck” L. Burgess, 58, died Feb. 25, 2010, at his home in Garland. He was born Sept. 25, 1951, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Glen and Loraine (Lewis) Burgess. He graduated from Piscataquis Community High School, Guilford, Class of 1969. Chuck worked for Guilford Industries for more than 30 years. He retired in 2006 and worked with his partner, Susan Watson, on their farm, Midsummer Night’s Meadow Farm, raising sheep. Chuck also enjoyed raising a flock of pet Rhode Island Red laying hens. He looked forward to picking fiddleheads in the spring in Abbot, along with his dog, Maggie. Later in the summer his weekends were taken up with art festivals and traveling throughout Maine. He is survived by his partner, Susan Watson of Garland; a son, Shawn Burgess of Brewer; a daughter, Katrina O’Donnell and her husband, Joseph and their children, Dylan, Nicholas, Sophia and Chloe, all of Dover-Foxcroft; a brother, Eric Burgess and his wife, Darlene, of Guilford; several nieces and nephews; and Sue’s children, Sarah Sinclair and Winston Sinclair. He is also survived by his faithful dog, Maggie. He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Michael. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 1, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford. Spring burial will be at Guilford Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Lung Association, 128 Sewall St., Augusta, ME 04330. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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