James A. Bandouveres, 86

James Bandouveres

James Bandouveres

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — James A. Bandouveres, 86, of Old Orchard Beach and formerly of Naples, passed away after a long illness on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Pine Point Center in Scarborough.

He was born in Cambridge, Mass. on May 9, 1929, a son of Paul and Constance (Sofronas) Bandouveres. He graduated from Rindge Tech high school and enlisted in the Air Force, serving during the Korean War. Upon returning home, he received a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

He was employed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and worked in Hotel Management for Daka.

His hobbies included carpentry. He enjoyed building birdhouses, model planes and model trucks.

He enjoyed taking cruises with his wife. His favorite of all the cruises they took was the Alaskan cruise.

James was an active member of the American Legion and was also a Master Mason.

He is survived by his wife Mary (Mitchell) Bandouveres, six children, six grandsons, one great-grandson, three step-granddaughters, one step-grandson, one brother, one sister and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Highland Cemetery in West Poland. A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall in Naples. All are welcome to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 186 Bradley Street, Saco, ME 04072 or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To sign the guestbook or leave condolences go to www.cotefuneralhome.com

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