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Mays Funeral Home
26 Church St.
Calais, ME, 04619
Phone: (207) 454-3141
Fax: (207) 454-7728
Mays Funeral Home - Flagg Chapel
72 High Street
Eastport, ME, 04631
Phone: (207) 853-4240
Fax: (207) 454-7728

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G. K. Chesterton wrote, "Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die." The men and women who served in the armed forces, whether during a time of war, or one of peace, are living examples of that contradiction. Each should be honored and remembered, so that our gratitude never fades.

Our Veterans' Memorial Wall includes the names of those individuals who served the nation, and are now entrusted to our care. If the veteran you are looking for is not here, please enter the name of the deceased or the next of kin in the search box below and click search. You may also view current and past listings to find the name of your veteran. Names are listed alphabetically.

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Robert Arsenault Sr

May 25, 1940 - - December 01, 2017

Eastport - Robert Ernest Arsenault, Sr., “Bob”, passed away in the grace and love of God at home in Eastport, surrounded by family and friends on December 1st 2017. Bob was born in Brownfield on May 25, 1940. Bob’s desire was for everyone to know, “God has given me a real life of love and hope, and freedom to worship and to feel with all that God has given me. My great ...

John McDonald

December 01, 1931 - - November 28, 2017

Robbinston and Falmouth – John E. McDonald, 85, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 after a long battle with diabetes, heart trouble and cancer. He was born in Calais on December 1, 1931, to Edmund H. McDonald and Bertha (Ash) McDonald. After his mother died when he was 7 years old, John moved to Eastport where his aunt Dorothy (Ash) Ferris helped to raise him. She was like a ...

Robert Damon

April 11, 1928 - - November 15, 2017

Auburn – Robert Vernley Damon, 89, passed peacefully surrounded by family at Calais Regional Hospital in Calais on November 15, 2017. Son of the late Paul H. and Clara (Hersey) Damon. Robert was a beloved, husband, father and grandfather. He married the love of his life Shirley Rose Damon in October of 1977. Robert V Damon was born April 11, 1928 in Charlotte. He graduate ...

George Bassett Jr

November 26, 1932 - - October 08, 2017

Pleasant Point – George Stephan Bassett Jr., 84, was surround by his family when he passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at a Bangor Hospital. George was born in Oak Bay, New Brunswick to George Sr. and Margaret (Polis) Bassett on November 26, 1932 but moved to Pleasant Point shortly after where he grew up and raised his own family. After being drafted into the U.S. Mar ...

Elgin McGaw

February 10, 1938 - - September 18, 2017

Baileyville – Elgin D. McGaw, 79, died Monday, September 18, 2017 at home with his wife by his side. Elgin was born February 10, 1938 in Topsfield to Linwood and Vera (Rhoades) McGaw. He attended elementary school in Topsfield and was a proud graduate of Lee Academy in Lee, Maine. Elgin served in the U.S. Army as an M.P. from 1961 to 1963. Upon returning home he married C ...

Myron Peaslee

June 09, 1926 - - September 09, 2017

Springvale and Calais – Myron A. Peaslee, 91, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at his son’s home in Springvale. Myron was born in Somerville, Me on june 9, 1926, son of Clifton and Lucy (Hisler) Peaslee. After graduating from high school, Myron enlisted in the U.S. Navy to serve his country during WWII. He served as a Machinist Mate and was honorably discharge in ...

Leslie Cook

January 30, 1933 - - August 23, 2017

Calais – Leslie Theodore Cook, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at a Bangor hospital. Leslie was born in Queens, NY on January 30, 1933, son of William Cook II and Mabel (Boehm) Cook. During high school, he was a Naval Cadet and at the start of the Korean War Leslie enlisted into the U.S. Navy. He served his country aboard the USS Salem CA-139. While in the Na ...

Barry McAlpine

March 30, 1932 - - August 20, 2017

Baileyville – Barry Donald “Bud” McAlpine, 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2017. Bud was born in Baileyville on March 30, 1932, son of Everett and Elizabeth (Strout) McAlpine. He graduated from Woodland High School, Class of 1950, and started working at the local papermill until enlisting in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. While in the Air ...

James Segien Jr

February 27, 1945 - - June 22, 2017

Eastport - James Edwin Segien Jr., 72, of Eastport, passed on to the eternal life with Jesus at his home, "Northeast Marina" surrounded by his loved ones on June 22, 2017. "Bubba", as known to his family, was born in Eastport February 27, 1945 to the late James E. Segien Sr. and Inez (Morrison) Segien. He attended the Eastport schools and graduated from Shead Memorial High S ...

Clifton Brooks

December 31, 1922 - - June 20, 2017

Robbinston – Clifton V. Brooks, 94, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Clifton was born in Robbinston on December 31, 1922, son of Adam and Mary (Nash) Brooks. At a young age, the family relocated to California where he went through Jr. and Sr. High School. Clifton was a World War II Veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from January 1943 to February 1946. While in the Arm ...

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(207) 454-3141 Mays Funeral Home
26 Church St.
Calais, ME 04619
Fax: (207) 454-7728
(207) 853-4240 Mays Funeral Home - Flagg Chapel
72 High Street
Eastport, ME 04631
Fax: (207) 454-7728