Obituary for Archie M. Wing Jr.
Archie M. Wing, Jr., 89, a resident of North Monmouth, passed away peacefully at his home with his family on Monday, January 1st. He was born in Greene, Maine on May 9, 1928, the son of Archie M. Wing, Sr. and Louise (Bean) Wing. Archie proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy from 1948 to 1952. On October 14, 1950 Archie married Lois Engert in Rochester, New York, his beloved wife passed away in 2001. Prior to moving to Maine he was the owner and operator of Wing Movers. He and his wife were the owners of Wing’s Drive-In Restaurant, on Route 202, North Monmouth from 1969 to 1979. Following his retirement from Sears & Roebuck in Augusta after 25 years, he worked for the Monmouth Transfer Station, Monmouth Cemetery Association, the Winthrop and Monmouth Florist Shops and a volunteer driver for Monmouth Rescue. Archie was very active in athletics, whether playing on teams, coaching, or supporting his children and grand-children at their athletic events. He enjoyed being an ASA umpire for high school softball and American Legion baseball. He was an honorary life trustee of the Monmouth Cemetery Association and a lifetime member of the Monmouth Lions Club, and also a member of the American Legion Post #204 in Monmouth. He is survived by three daughters; Pamela Wing and her companion, Ron Manwell of Winthrop, Sharon Wing and her companion, Rick Webber of Monmouth, Amy Wing and her companion Mike Harris of Readfield, two sons; George Wing of Mechanic Falls, James Wing of the Philippines, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, two sisters; Frances Jenkins, Rowena and her husband, Norman Chick of Monmouth and two brothers; Ronald Wing and his wife, Judy of North Monmouth, Reynold Wing and his wife, Jackie of North Monmouth, He was predeceased by his parents, his beloved wife, Lois E Wing, and siblings; Rachel Chick and Robert Wing. Messages of condolence may be made to: www:finleyfuneralhome.com
Wing, Archie M. Jr. - 89, a resident of North Monmouth, passed away, Tuesday, January 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Visiting hours 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the spring at Monmouth Ridge Cemetery, Monmouth. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Lions Club of Monmouth Maine, P.O. Box 444, Monmouth, Maine 04259 or American Legion Post #204, ATTN: Tracy Gray, P.O. Box 420, Monmouth, Maine 04259