Charles J. LeBretton

April 11, 1921
- November 23, 2002

MILO - Charles J. LeBretton, 81, husband of Vesta (Ellis) LeBretton, died Nov. 23, 2002, at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor. He was born April 11, 1921, in Old Town, the son of Edmond F. and Florence (Bishop) LeBretton. He attended Old Town Schools, worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps Camps, and served his country during World War II with the U.S. Navy. He worked in LaBree's Bakery, the Diamond Chip Mill and the Passadumkeag Mill, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post No. 41 in Milo. He is survived by his wife, Vesta of Milo; two sons, Thomas LeBretton and his wife, Joan of Cannon, N.H. and Stephen LeBretton of Tampa, Fla. and Maine; a daughter, Florence Hildreth of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Edward LeBretton and his wife, Lillian of Old Town and Edmond LeBretton and his wife, Betty of Milford; two sisters, Marguerite Malenfant of Orono and Gloria Oakes and her husband, Lloyd of Springfield, Mass.; a sister-in-law, Joan LeBretton of Old Town; four stepchildren, Robert Merrill and his wife, Kristen, Roger Merrill and his wife, Nancy, Marcia Merrill and Bonnie Waterhouse, all of Milo; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, nine stepgrandchildren, 11 great-stepgrandchildren, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, O'Neil LeBretton; and a sister and her husband, Bernice and Albert Morin. There will be no services at this time. Burial will be in the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Maine Alzheimer's Assoc., 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101, to the Maine Veterans Home, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401, or to the American Cancer Society, Maine Division Inc., 52 Federal St., Brunswick, ME 04011. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home


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