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Obituary for Rodney A. Pettengill

Rodney A. Pettengill
Lewiston- Rodney A. Pettengill, 85, a resident of Leeds, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at CMMC in Lewiston with his loving family by his side. His family remembers him as a generous, selfless, hardworking, devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and a great friend. He was born January 18, 1933, the son of J. Russell Pettengill, Sr. and Marion L. (Burgess) Pettengill in Leeds. He attended Leeds schools and was a 1951 graduate of Monmouth Academy. On August 16, 1952 in Sabattus he married Shirley Foster of Wales. Rodney began his 66 year career in printing in 1952, starting his own business with his son Bruce in 1972 founding Pettengill Printing in Leeds. Following his retirement, he was always ready and available to give a helping hand when needed. He was involved with his community and served as a volunteer on the Leeds Fire Department for many years. Rodney enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking, Model A’s and Ford Tractors, but he especially loved time spent with his family and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Shirley Pettengill of Leeds, three sons; Bruce Pettengill and his wife Jean of Leeds, Michael Pettengill and his wife Jackie of Auburn and Greg Pettengill and his wife Michelle of Lewiston, 8 grandchildren, Megan Niemi, Darcy Letourneau, Conner, Carly and Matthew Pettengill, Kelsey Bisson, Jeremy Pettengill and Emily Paione, 5 great-grandchildren, Trent, Asa, Ashley, Lillian and Everett, .and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, John R. Pettengill, Jr., and Gilbert O. Pettengill, his sister, Geraldine Saunders and grandson Justin Pettengill. Messages of condolence may be made to: www: finleyfuneralhome.com

Pettengill, Rodney A. - 85, a resident of Leeds, passed away, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Lewiston. A “Celebration of Life Gathering” will be held from 4-7PM, Friday April 6th at MONMOUTH FISH & GAME, 347 US-202, Monmouth, Maine. Arrangements by BRAGDON-FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 707 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Interment at a later date at Leeds Center Cemetery, Rt 106, Leeds, Maine. If desired contributions may be made to: Leeds Fire Department, PO Box 206, Leeds, Maine 04263.

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