James S. French Sr

November 01, 1941
- March 16, 2005

LAGRANGE - James S. French Sr., 63, died unexpectedly March 16, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Castine, the son of Clyde Vernon Ginn and Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Strong). He was later adopted by Maurice H. French. He graduated from Crosby High School in Belfast in 1961 and served four years with the U.S. Army. He had been an employee of S.E. MacMillan Co., Inc., as a heavy equipment operator. He is survived by a daughter, Jolene E. French; a son, James S. French Jr. and his wife, Denise; two grandchildren, Kaleb J. French and Blake C. Spinney, all of Corinth; two daughters, Angela Przywara and Brigitte Draeger and their children, Shirley Przywara, Jessica Probt, Daniel Kroenert and Marc Draeger, all of Germany; his ex-wife, Karen French Lambert of Corinth; three sisters, Loretta Eastman and her husband, Cecil, of Belfast, Shirley Harris and her husband, George, of Howland and Margrett Shadie of Florida; a brother, Lionel French of Florida; his former-in-laws, Adelaide and Wallace Blowers of LaGrange. He was predeceased by brother-in-law, Mike Shadie. A special thanks to his good friend, Bob Perkins, of LaGrange and all his other pals. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Road, Corinth. Spring burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, LaGrange.


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