Clifton A. Megquier


April 19, 1911
- November 23, 2006

MILO - Clifton "Chick" A. Megquier, 95, husband of the late Vera I. (Hoxie) Meg-quier, died Nov. 23, 2006, at a Bangor hospital. He was born April 19, 1911, in Glenburn, the fifth child of nine, to Otis L. and Eunice O. (Hall) Megquier. Chick attended the Glenburn school and was then enrolled in the American Technical Society, where he studied forestry for one year and a half. He was self-employed for several years and also ran the family farm during that time. He worked three years at Eastern Fine Paper Mill, Brewer and then was employed by the Maine Department of Transportation for 38 years. Chick was a member of the Civilian Air Reserve, Maine Wing in 1940. He served his country during World War II with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. After his discharge, he had studied electrical engineering for one year and in 1941 had attended night school to learn welding. He was a 62-year member of the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post No. 41, an 81-year member of Pleiades Grange No. 355, a member of Piscataquis Lodge No. 44 AF & AM, and the Maine State Employees Association. Chick enjoyed hunting, fishing, walking in the woods, attending dances and reading. He is survived by a son, Ronald E. Drew of Milo; two daughters, Sherrill A. Costa of Auburn, Mass., and Sandra J. Clark and her husband, Kenneth, of Bowerbank; many grandchildren, great-grand-children, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two daughters, Donna Knowles and Janis M. Kendall; six brothers, Olney, Lester, Joseph, Ronald, Vernon and Harland; and two sisters, Mildred and Madeline. Friends are invited to call 10 a.m. until time of service, noon Monday, Nov. 27, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with Pastor David Mumford officiating. After the service, all are invited to share in fellowship and refreshment at the J.P. Chaisson American Legion Hall, Milo. Burial will be in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Three Rivers Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 432, Milo, ME 04463 or to the Milo Fire Department, P.O. Box 218, Milo, ME 04463.


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