John Lester Sr.

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John Lawrence Lester, Sr., 71
SOUTH PORTLAND - John Lawrence Lester, Sr., 71, of River Place, South Portland, passed away Thursday Sept. 13, 2018, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice after a brief illness.
He was born in Portland, son of Malcolm and Madeline Roberts Lester. He attended Portland Schools and Deering High School graduating from North Yarmouth Academy class of 1966. He also graduated from the former Westbrook College now known as University of New England.
John also served in Vietnam with the US Air Force.
John was employed at Global Petroleum as an engineer for 20 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Propeller Club and was an avid lover of dogs.
He is predeceased by his parents; and son Joseph "Joey" Lester who died in 1985.
Besides his wife Priscilla Gagne Lester, he leaves two sons, John and his wife Heide Lester, Justin and his wife Zoe Lester, a daughter Johannah J. Lester; and grandchildren, Thomasina F. Lester and Rowena F. Lester.
Funeral services will be private for the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of
Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home
, 199 Woodford St, Portland.

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 16, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home
199 Woodford Street | Portland, ME 04103 | (207) 775-3763
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