Chester W. BraggDecember 18, 1909
- June 02, 2003
|BRADFORD AND SHERMAN MILLS - Chester Wilder Bragg, 93, beloved husband of Maude (Blake) Bragg, passed away June 2, 2003, at the Maine Veteran's Home in Bangor.|
He was born in Bancroft, Dec. 18, 1909, the son George and Nettie (York) Bragg. He graduated from Lee Academy in 1929. Chester was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He lived most of his life in Sherman Mills, retiring in 1974 from Great Northern Paper Co. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Maude, formerly of Wytopitlock, who he married on Oct. 21, 1933; three devoted and loving daughters, Pauline Glidden of Bradford, Virginia Durgan of Dover, Fla., Mavis Auxier of Frankfort, Ky.; one sister, Helen Hatch of Bangor; an extra special nephew, Ronald Cropley and wife, Jan, of Troy; seven grandchildren, Rhonda Morse, Chester Glidden, Deanna Durgan, Gregory Durgan, Dannette Donaghy, Lynn Howes and Lori Brewer; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one special life-long and caring neighbor, Ruby Heath; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Robert, Merle and Floyd "Taylor" Bragg; six sisters, Ella Blizzard, Georgis Nye, Mrytle Kirkland, Mable, Edith and Ethel Bragg; two grandsons, Eric McNally and Geoffry Durgan. Funeral and committal services were held at Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St, Bangor. Interment will be in the Sherman Mills Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to the American Heart Association, Maine Affiliate, Inc., P.O. Box 346, Augusta, ME 04332-0346
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