Clifford L. Harmon Jr.

Clifford “Junior,” L. Harmon Jr., 84 of Bridgton, passed away at his home on March 5, 2011. The son of Clifford L Harmon Sr. and Orilla L. Douglas Harmon, he was born in Lovell, Maine on March 27, 1926. In his youth he graduated from Bridgton high school, where he then was enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps. As a Marine he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart after fighting on Iwo Jima. After being discharged from the war Junior was an active life member of the Norway Paris fishing game. He also spent time guiding people for hunting and fishing.

He devoted over thirty plus years with the youth baseball programs in the Lakes Region. Junior was an avid bowler at the Sacopee Valley Lanes. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time in the outdoors, and collecting bait for his shop that he ran from his house. He loved playing cribbage with family and friends. Junior most of all loved watching the Red Sox play. He loved going to baseball games of all types.

Junior is predeceased by his parents, Clifford L. Harmon Sr. and Orilla L. Harmon, a brother Frank Harmon, a sister Grace Cates, and a niece Gail Drummond. He is survived by three brothers: Alphonso Harmon, Clinton Harmon, and Charles Harmon, all of Bridgton; nephews: Mike Harmon, John Harmon, Scott Harmon, Mark Harmon, Bruce Harmon, Micky Harmon, David Harmon, Christopher Harmon, and Chester Ash; nieces: Wanda Thompson, Betsy Noble, Teri Pike, Brenda Harmon, Debbie Potts, and Linda Ash; and all of their spouses, and many greatgrand- nieces and nephews and many other family members. He resided at his home in the care of a family member.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Mason hall on Rt. 117 in Bridgton on Sunday, March 20th, 2011 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Clifford L. Harmon may be made to BRAG – “Bridgton Recreation Advancement Group.”

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