Thomas J. Nason

February 27, 1940
- January 17, 2005

ORONO AND MILFORD - Thomas J. Nason, 64, beloved husband of Joyce M. Nason, passed away Jan. 17, 2005, at home with his family. He was born Feb. 27, 1940, the son of the late William H. Nason and Mildred (Tweedie) Nason. He attended Milford schools and graduated from Old Town High School, Class of 1959. Tom managed the Minit Car Wash in Bangor for more than 30 years. He was a volunteer coach of the Milford basketball in the Old Town YMCA in the 50's. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, dancing, and woodworking. You could always find him in his workshop making things for his family and friends. He was also a big fan of the University of Maine girls basketball team and attended all the home games. He was also a Red Sox fan and grateful they won the World Series in his lifetime. He will be missed so very much by his children; daughter, Judith Kannegaard and husband, John, of Idaho; son, Carl Spencer and wife, Beth, of Bangor; daughter, Colleen Spencer of Milford; daughter, Dawn Harmon and husband, Bob, of Milo; son, David Nason of Bangor. Papa will also be missed by his grandchildren, D.J. Simpson, Chris Spencer, Alicia Kannegaard, Judy Spencer, Kristine Kannegaard, Felicia Mitchell, Rachel Kannegaard, Trevor Kannegaard, Cindy Nason, Drew Hamel, and Kala Harmon. He also had a brother, Charlie Nason and wife, Phyllis, of Bangor and a brother, Eugene Nason and wife, Ada, of New Hampshire; sister, Carol Everett of Bangor; several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Nason and sister, Shirley Nason. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at St. Mary's Church, 89 Main St., Orono, with the Rev. Joseph Koury, pastor, celebrant. After the Mass, the family will be gathered at the home of the deceased if you wish to offer your condolences and memories. Gifts in Tom's memory may be sent to the American Lung Association of Maine, P.O. Box 2109, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04338-2109. A service of Brookings-Smith, Labeau Chapel, Orono.


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