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Earle Farnsworth Wilson Jr.

August 19, 1924 ~ September 26, 2016 (age 92)
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A candle was lit by Dennis and Karen Parker Rushlow on September 27, 2016 6:28 PM
Message from The Mongeau family
September 27, 2016 7:19 PM

God bless you Earle, rest in peace.
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A candle was lit by Blaine Skilling and Peter Pinkerton on September 27, 2016 7:30 PM
Message from Blaine Skilling and Peter Pinkerton
September 27, 2016 7:33 PM

Our thoughts are with all of you today and in the days and weeks ahead. We have so many happy (and sometimes downright hysterical) memories of our time living next door. We could always count on Earle to bring a smile and levety to any situation. He will be sorely missed.
Message from Jane Sturgis
September 27, 2016 7:40 PM

Earle was a wonderful man. He was much admired by me and by my late husband, Guy Sturgis. He helped many families through their time of loss, offering a comforting presence. He led a rich, full life and contributed much to the life of this area. Rest in Peace, Earle.
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A candle was lit by Tina and Paul Martell on September 27, 2016 7:41 PM
Message from Doug & Michelle McAtee
September 27, 2016 9:02 PM

What an extroidnary life he lived!!! He has stood by so many of us in this community during our darkest hours and was so comforting and caring, this community has lost a true hero! We are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with you during this time. Love Doug & Michelle McAtee
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A candle was lit by Barry and Chris Emmons on September 27, 2016 9:08 PM
Message from Barry and Chris Emmons
September 27, 2016 9:09 PM

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Earle and extend our sympathies to the entire family.
Message from Janette Carr Lilley
September 27, 2016 9:15 PM

To Jason and all your family and friends my deepest sympathies. A beautiful remembrance of all the things that your dad was and many wonderful memories for you all to hold close to your heart in a beautifully written obituary. Prayers.
Message from Nancy Pckelhaupt
September 27, 2016 9:45 PM

Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. May the many memories of your happy times together bring you comfort. Much love to you and your family.
Message from MARYELLA RAWNSLEY
September 27, 2016 9:59 PM

My goodness what a wonderful human being. My thoughts are with you, his family, at this time. Hold on to your memories.
Message from Mark Heath
September 27, 2016 10:39 PM

Condolences Nancy and your family.
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A candle was lit by KJ Chase (Carroll), husband Colin Chase and their three ch, on September 27, 2016 11:02 PM
Message from The Chase Family, Colin, KJ (Carroll), Jasmyne, Kayleigh, and Kaiden
September 27, 2016 11:07 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Earle was an incredible man. He was the community leader... His many many wonderful memories will live on forever. Jason,and family you are all in our hearts and prayers. We send our sympathy, prayers, and our love your way. <3
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A candle was lit by Justine and Roger Beaudoin (Bohnson) on September 27, 2016 11:43 PM
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A candle was lit by Rest in peace. God bless. You were amazing. on September 28, 2016 7:55 AM
Message from Carolyn Price
September 28, 2016 7:59 AM

Earle you truly an amazing person and loved by many. You show us how to be an exceptional person. The service you provided to many families in their time of need was so much appreciated. You raised an amazing family who are very caring people. God's speed.
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A candle was lit by Shirley Nnichols on September 28, 2016 8:19 AM
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A candle was lit by Shirley Nichols on September 28, 2016 8:20 AM
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A candle was lit by Matthew Sturgis on September 28, 2016 9:07 AM
Message from Matthew Sturgis
September 28, 2016 9:12 AM

My family's deepest condolences. So many great memories and stories of Earl's life. I hope the richness of those memories provide you comfort. What a great legacy for such a great man. Our thoughts are with you.
Message from Rose and Mike Dorr
September 28, 2016 10:29 AM

Jason and family our condolences for the passing of Earl. He certainly was an active gentleman throughout his life and loved by all. Rest in peace.
Message from Rose and Mike Dorr
September 28, 2016 10:29 AM

Jason and family our condolences for the passing of Earl. He certainly was an active gentleman throughout his life and loved by all. Rest in peace.
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A GARDEN PATH was sent on September 28, 2016

So Sorry Love Allison & Lloyd (Bradbury)

Message from Daniel and Sharon MacDonald
September 28, 2016 4:48 PM

So very sorry Jason for your loss. He will be greatly missed by this community. Our condolences go out to your family.
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A candle was lit by The McMinns, We all have great memories on September 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Message from Lillian M. Dolloff
September 28, 2016 6:11 PM

Nancy, blessings to you and your family. It was a wonderful write-up about Earle. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lillian M. Dolloff
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A candle was lit by Dwayne and Heidi Dunn on September 28, 2016 6:40 PM
Message from Dwayne and Heidi Dunn
September 28, 2016 6:43 PM

Such a wonderful story - Earle will be remembered for his spirit and determination. So sorry for you loss.
Message from Heidi Hansen Western
September 28, 2016 9:36 PM

Dear Nancy, Eric and Adam, I remember Earle fondly and know he will be missed by many. Thinking of you,
Love, Heidi
Message from David Jones
September 29, 2016 10:15 AM

Jason and Family,
My sincerest condolences to you all on the passing of your Dad. I remember long
conversations with Earle when he was taking care of the cemetery in Gray and what a perfect gentleman and professional he was.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dave Jones
Message from Nancy Stanley
September 29, 2016 12:12 PM

Nancy,Eric, Adam and Jason,
Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
Jim, Nancy and Kristen
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A candle was lit by Normand G. Jacques on September 29, 2016 1:55 PM
Message from Normand G. Jacques
September 29, 2016 1:57 PM

Nancy and Family,, please accept my deepest condolences , on the lost of Earle . He was truly a remarkable man , and a true friend , He will be missed
Message from Doris Whitney
September 29, 2016 5:03 PM

Gray, Maine will never be the same without Earle Wilson. He was such a good hearted man, and a wonderful sense of humor . He took care of so many. Thank you Earle.
Message from Christopher Crawford
September 30, 2016 8:07 AM

To the Wilson Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Earle was a very fine person.

Best regards,

Chris Crawford
Message from Jack and Gail White sr
October 1, 2016 12:50 PM

He was a wonderful man RIP We didn't have much money when my father inlaw passed away and that xmas we got a paid in full bill,many thanks from Jack and Gail White and Don and Mary Ray
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An A GARDEN PATH was ordered on October 1, 2016

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A candle was lit by Theresa Stivers on October 2, 2016 10:05 PM
Message from Theresa Stivers
October 2, 2016 10:13 PM

God Bless all the Wilson family, Earl was a very special person. We are all better for knowing him. TSM
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A candle was lit by Trinh & Gerry Burpee on October 3, 2016 10:08 AM
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A candle was lit by Yvonne Wilkinson on October 3, 2016 5:51 PM
Message from Yvonne Wilkinson
October 3, 2016 5:58 PM

Nancy and family,
So sorry to hear of Earle's passing. He was a asset to the Town of Gray and I'll always remember for his kindness to our family and to his great sense of humor. He'll be miss by all. RIP EARLE
Message from Charles Whiston, Kennebunkport
October 3, 2016 8:49 PM

Nancy, Adam, Eric and Jason and Family -- This afternoon received word of Earle's death and just called Nash. We were both saddened while grateful that we came up recently for a visit together. So many stories, laughter and tears, always professional in his duties - always with a twinkle in his eye along side. He helped guide this newly ordained minister - and helped to shape an empathetic and compassionate presence that I could offer. Earle was part of the fabric of a community that will bear his mark for many years as will our collective lives. Warmly, Charlie
Message from Ray and Barbara Clark
October 4, 2016 4:15 PM

Earle was one of many people around here I wish I'd known better. But knowing he was Jason's father and Nancy's wife make him special to us. We send our best wishes to his entire family.
Message from Eleanora Rosati Budd
December 7, 2016 9:31 PM

What a amazing story !! what a wonderful blessed life! Again my deepest condolences. I'm glad I had the privilege of meeting him once or twice and it was enchanting to speak to him . May all the many memories hold you dear.
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