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William Joseph (Sr.) Bunnell

June 22, 1938 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 83)

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William Joseph Bunnell Sr

Date of Death: October 14th, 2021

Date of Birth:  June 22nd, 1938

Biography:
William Bunnell, Raymond, Passed away from a long battle with kidney disease on October 14th, 2021

 

Bill was born June 22nd, 1938 in Westbrook Maine.  

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He met and married his love Ellen Bunnell on June 30th, 1961.

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After living in Omaha, Nebraska, and Rapid City, South Dakota, William moved his family back to Raymond Maine in 1972.

 

He retired from the Armed Forces in 1971 after serving twenty years.  

 

Bill then went to truck driving school and worked 17 years for Hannaford Trucking before finally retiring to stay home and enjoy time with his wife Ellen.

Bill has always had a love for German Shepherds, and all dog breeds.  His current dog, Daisy Pup, is his Heinz 57.  She is such a part of the family. 

 

Bill had a love of trains and was often in the basement working on one of his many sets.  He  enjoyed wood working and was often in his woodshop making little things in the house for his wife and also many bird feeders for all of us, including the neighbors.

 

Bill is survived by his Children, Sheryl, Laurie, Mary and William Jr., Grandchildren, Jessica Sibley and significant other Roland Champagne, grandsons Frederick W. Sibley III, Robert A. Troiano Jr. and wife Ashley Troiano and Great Grandchildren, Emily and Bryce Champagne, Aubrey and Sienna Troiano, his sisters Arlene Bunnell Carson of Norwood Massachusetts, Joanne Bunnell Libby of Mount Vernon, Washington, Patricia Cappola from Natick, Massachusetts, who was like a sister to him, and his Dog Daisy Pup. 

 

The family would like to thank Rae and Kelly from Beacon Hospice for their tender loving care of our dad.  In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations in William’s memory to Beacon Hospice.  245 Center St Suite 10A, Auburn, ME 04210

 

 

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