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PORTLAND -- Fletcher W. Lindsay, 85, of Crestview Dr. passed away Friday Nov. 23, 2012 at the Mercy Hospital. He was born in Kingman, ME., the son of Byron and Etta White Lindsay.
He was raised and educated in Kingman and was a graduate of Lee Academy and was also a graduate of the University of Maine at Orono with a degree in Mechanical engineering. While at the University, he was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. He served in the U. S. Air Force, as a Staff Sargent and was honorably discharged .
He married Florence W. Sewell in 1953 and moved to Millinocket. They later moved to Portland in 1973. He had been employed by Great Northern Paper Co. for 20 years and later the S. D. Warren Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1992. He enjoyed boating, golf, hunting and fishing.
His wife, Florence S. Lindsay, passed away in August of this year and he was also predeceased by two sisters. He is survived by two sons, Fletcher II and Brian and his companion Marilyn all of Portland, daughter Sandra and husband Mark Weimer of Windham; grandchildren, Julia of Newton, Mass. and Nicole and Kayla of Portland.
Visiting hours will be held Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the start of the funeral services at 3: 00 p.m. at the Blais & Hay Funeral Home 35 Church St. Westbrook. Spring interment will be in West Broadway Cemetery, in Lincoln, ME.
To view online condolences go to
In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to:
Attn: Development Office
144 State St.
Portland, ME 04101
Fletcher W. Lindsay
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Nov. 24, 2012
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