Norman R. Huntress Sr.

South Paris — Norman R. Huntress Sr., 77, of Bridgton, died Sunday, July 10, 2011 at the Maine Veterans Home after a short illness. He was born in Hiram on March 10, 1934, the son of Weston and Grace Sargent Huntress.

He served in the U.S. Army from July 1956 to July 1958. He married Jackie Boutilier on June 10, 1961. He was employed in previous years as a truck driver, then at Fryeburg Tree Nursery, Diamond National Wood Company and in recent years at J.R. Mains Company, Howell Laboratories and last of all, R.H. Renys store in Bridgton.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie Boutilier of Bridgton; sons, John and his wife Judy, Norman and his wife Carolyn, and Mickey and his wife Pamela, all of Bridgton; a daughter, Thelma Mitchell and her husband Dale of Gray; grandchildren, Jacob, Johanna, Mikkayla, Alexandrea, Kasey, Kristen and Hayley; three brothers, Glenn of Bridgton, Lester of Standish, and Weston. He was predeceased by a daughter, Paula Huntress Smith; four sisters, Ida, Emma, Mary and Josephine; and five brothers, George, John,  Merle, Raymond and Robert.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 15 at 3:00 p.m. at Forest Hills Annex Cemetery in Bridgton. Family and friends may attend visitation on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Raymond-Wentworth/Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

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