William J. MaxfieldJanuary 23,2013William J. Maxfield
MADAWASKA, Maine — William John Maxfield, 55, died unexpectedly on Jan. 19, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 15, 1958, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Ira Henry and Mary Anita (Smith) Maxfield.
He graduated from Fair Haven Union High School in 1976, enlisted in 1977, and then retired as a Sgt. 1st Class in the Army National Guard in 2008. He graduated from the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences at Fort Sam Houston in Texas, and from Putnam Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing in Bennington, Vt., as an LPN in 1985.
He also did ceramic installation and flooring.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, June Dara (Nelson) Maxfield, a son Shawn Matthew Maxfield, and a daughter Desiree Ann Maxfield, all of Madawaska; three grandchildren; a sister, Claudia Stacey of Fair Haven, Vt.; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and a granddaughter, Natalie Jade Maxfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Mont Carmel Church in St. David, Maine, with the Rev. Jacques Lapointe officiating.
Friends may call at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Burial will be in the military cemetery in Caribou, in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to June Maxfield, 169 Fongemie Road, St. David, ME 04773, to help defray funeral expenses.
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