William L. Mageles, 81
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GORHAM -- William L. Mageles, 81, died on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his home in Gorham.
Bill was born in Portland on March 2, 1931, the son of George and Marie Macarrick Mageles. He graduated from Deering High school and attended Tilton Academy in New Hampshire.
Bill served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He later worked at the Puritan Restaurant in Portland which was started by his father then later co-owned Wasson's Grove Restaurant in Falmouth with his brother Ted from 1955-1975.
Mr. Mageles was a steward of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Portland he was also a life member of the Elks National Foundation of Portland Maine Lodge No. 188.
Bill is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Mageles Egan of Rangeley, two sons, Michael T. Mageles of Denmark, and Mark W. Mageles of Bridgton; and seven grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at the Dolby & Dorr Funeral Chapel, 76 State St., Gorham, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends are welcome to visit with the family on Wednesday from 12 p.m. until the hour of the service. Private burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Portland. For online condolences, please visit our website at www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com.
William L. Mageles
76 State Street, Gorham
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 9, 2012