David Chester "Dave" Stites

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    - Maria Bunnell
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David Chester Stites
WINDHAM - David "Dave" Chester Stites passed away peacefully on April 3, 2017, at his home. Dave was born in 1940, the son of Chester and Arlene (Riley) Stites.
David was a loving son, brother and friend. He liv-ed his early years in Knightsville, South Portland. As a young adult, he moved to Boston where he spent several years with his mother working as a seasonal harvester. After returning to Maine, he worked many years at the Maine School for the Blind and Sportsmen's Grill.
After retirement, David lived in CASA homes on Munjoy Hill, Portland; and Windham.
David had many things he enjoyed in life, including fishing, hunting, day trips, watching boats come in, scary movies, Dunkin Donuts coffee, country music, and the Sci-Fi channel.
David's cats, Dazy, Marvin and Ticky, were the love in his life. He volunteered and often donated to the Westbrook Animal Shelter. He also was a longtime volunteer with Friends of Feral Felines. David also had a deep faith in the Lord, and was very spiritual.
Dave, known as Bucky to her, loved his friend, Shelley Brown.
We would like to thank the CASA staff and hospice team who cared for Dave during his journey to the Lord.
He was predeceased by his parents, Chester and Arlene Stites; and a sister, Ruth Stites.
David is survived by his brother Robert Stites and his wife Nena, of Revere, Massachusetts.
A time of visitation will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017, at
Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home,
199 Woodford St., Portland, where a funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland. To sign David's online guest book, please visit: www.jonesrichandbarnes.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations
in his memory may be made to
Animal Refuge League
217 Landing Road
Westbrook, ME 04092







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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Apr. 12, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home
199 Woodford Street | Portland, ME 04103 | (207) 775-3763
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