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Wade B. Trudel

December 23, 1943 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Wade Trudel Obituary

 Wade B. Trudel, a longtime resident of Gray, ME passed away peacefully on December 5, 2023 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, ME. He was born in Bangor, ME on December 23, 1943, the son of Benjamin and Mary Trudel.

            Wade grew up in Orono, ME and Portland, ME. He served 4 years in the United States Marines, graduated from University of Maine Orono with a master’s degree in Business Administration all while working as sheriff and on the railroad which he loved. In 1972, he became the first Town Manager in Gray, ME. Wade had a successful real estate career.

            Wade enjoyed cooking, hunting, fishing, and playing golf for many years with the Maine State Golf Association. He was a member with the St. Gregory’s Parish, American Legion Post 86, New Gloucester Eagles, the Masonic Lodge, and Schnier’s.

            Wade is survived by his wife of 54 years, Suzanne Jordan Trudel. His daughter Kelley Stanley and her husband Matthew Stanley of Greene, ME. His son Matthew Trudel and his partner Kathy Bennett of Gray, ME. His 4 grandchildren, Kaitlyn Trudel and her partner, Mike Perkins of Gray, ME, Abigail Lyman, Elizabeth Lyman, Benjamin Lyman of Greene, ME. Two great grandchildren, Peyton, Ivy Jo Perkins of Gray.


            A visitation at Wilson Funeral Home will be held Friday Dec. 8th at 6-8 PM with the funeral following at 8 PM.


Donations in Wade’s memory may be made to the American Legion, Post 86, Gray, ME. 

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Memorial Visitation
December 8, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home, LLC
24 Shaker Road
Gray, ME 04039

Masonic Service
December 8, 2023

8:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home, LLC
24 Shaker Road
Gray, ME 04039


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