Richard Brackett

Richard E. Brackett

Tuesday, July 31st, 1934 - Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Obituary

Lewiston – Richard E. Brackett, 85, of Lewiston, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, January 25th at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Richard was born July 31, 1934 in Farmington, one of seven children born to Robert N. Brackett and Agnes N. (Masterman) Brackett. He was a 1952 graduate of Jay High School. Following graduation he proudly served in the U.S. Army in Korea and Vietnam, he retired as Seargent 1st Class after 22 years of service. In 1956 he married Linda Lou Stevens and they enjoyed 32 years together before her passing on February 27, 1988. He later married his wife of 18 years, Constance J. Dube, she passed on April 26, 2007. Richard worked as a night shift paginator for Sun Journal from 1974 until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of the Lewiston Senior Citizens’ Pinochle Group. Richard will be remembered as a devoted family man, and always ready for a good conversation. Richard is survived by his son Richard Brackett and wife Linda of Lewiston, grandchildren, Shawn Brackett and wife Irene and Andrea Brackett and companion, Cameron Brousseau, his step-children, Michael Cosgrove of FL., Kathleen Peters of FL., Maureen Adams of Otisfield, Gerard Dostie of Auburn, and Mary Kay Cosgrove of Windham, 22 step-grandchildren, 16 step-great-grandchildren, along with one remaining brother, Clifford Brackett of FL. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Agnes, one step-grandson, Deryk Peters, step-daughters, Linda Dittler, Michelle Swift and Sheila Rousseau, his sister Harriett Mayo, and four brothers Russell, Arthur, Malcolm and Robert. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com

Brackett – Richard E., 85, of Lewiston, Maine passed away, Saturday, January 25, 2020. A funeral service with full military honors will be held 3PM, Saturday, February 1st at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Visitation will be from 2-3PM, prior to the funeral service. Interment in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery, Route 108, Canton, Maine. In lieu of flowers, if desired contributions may be made to: Honor Flight, PO Box 1770, Portland, Maine 04104-1770
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Finley Funeral Home
    Address
    15 Church Street
    LIVERMORE FALLS, ME 04254
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    Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 2-3pm prior to the funeral service.
  • Service

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Finley Funeral Home
    Address
    15 Church Street
    LIVERMORE FALLS, ME 04254
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Eva Thompson
  • Interment

    Location
    Pine Grove Cemetery, Canton
    Address
    Route 108
    CANTON, ME 04221
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    Interment in the spring
  • Reception

    Location
    LaFleur's Restaurant
    Address
    Main Street
    JAY, ME 04239
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    Immediately following the funeral service.

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Dan, Jo, Andy & Shana

Posted at 09:55am
Sent with love and remembrance. Dick will always have a special place in our hearts. With Love,
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David Vashaw

Posted at 05:44pm
Our condolences to the Brackett family, Dave & Lynn Vashaw.
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J. Wood

Posted at 11:08pm
Our sympathy and prayers for you Rich and family. May God bless you and keep you through the days ahead.
Sincerely, John and Lindy Wood
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TERRY MONAGHAN

Posted at 06:17pm
Terry Taglienti Monaghan
Malcolm sorry to heat of your loss. May he RIP
 
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TERRY MONAGHAN Posted at 06:24pm

Sorry meant Malcolm family............
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