Linwood A. ‘Linney’ Weeman Sr.

GORHAM — Linwood A. “Linney” Weeman Sr., of Gorham, died on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at the Maine Medical Center.

He was born in Hiram on Aug. 5, 1928, the son of Edgar and Jennie Burnell Weeman, and was educated in Hiram schools.

Linwood lived and raised his family in Portland and had been married for 62 years.

A truck driver for most of his working days, he began with the Charles S. Chase Company in South Portland and then the W.L. Blake Co. in Portland.

He had been a member of the Eagles in Portland for 29 years and also was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Portland.

He will be remember by his family and friends as a very giving person who enjoyed times spent with his friends having coffee at McDonald’s and Dunkin Donuts and loved taking rides in his car.

Linwood is survived by three sons, Linwood Weeman Jr. of Florida, Scott Weeman of Colorado and Richard Weeman of California; two daughters, Martha Weeman Leland of Gorham and Nancy Weeman of Scarborough; and several grandchildren.

Visiting hours were held on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2010, at Independent Death Care, 660 Brighton Avenue, Portland. A funeral service was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, followed by an Eagles ritualistic service. Spring interment will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Cornish. To offer words of condolence for the family and sign a guest book, go to the obituary page at

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