Thomas R. Witherly


August 25, 1945
- August 11, 1968

NEWPORT - Thomas Ryan Witherly, 41, passed away Aug. 9, 2010, surrounded by his loving family at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 25, 1968, in Milo, son of Thomas and Joan (Mayo) Witherly Sr. Tom graduated from Foxcroft Academy, Class of 1987. He worked for more than 20 years as a lead person at Pride Manufacturing, Burnham. Tom was a devoted husband and father who felt his greatest accomplishment was his daughter, Madison. He was a member of Gateway Pentecostal Church, Newport. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Geizette (Voisine) and precious 2-year-old daughter, Madison Paige Witherly, both of Newport; two brothers, Jason and wife, Laura, of Glenburn, and Eddie of Abbot; two sisters, Ruth and husband, Zachary Dow, of Sebec, and Bridget Ramos and fiance, Brian Luce, of Holden; mother-in-law, Marilyn Voisine of Brewer; stepmother-in-law, Julie Voisine of Lincoln; special friends, Luke Logan, Donnie Clark, Ron Chute and Shawn Parks; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and three brothers, Joseph, Whitman and Ricky. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Gateway Pentecostal Church, 363 Moosehead Trail, Newport, with the Rev. Jacky Willhoite officiating. A luncheon will be after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a college scholarship to benefit his daughter, Madison, care of Peoples United Bank, P.O. Box 306, Newport, ME 04953. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.

Published in Bangor Daily News on August 11, 2010


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