Randall L. Harmon, 73

Randall Harmon

Randall L. Harmon, 73, of Bridgton, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Friday, March 3, 2017.

He was born in Bridgton on March 7, 1943, the son of William E. Harmon and Martha E. “Betty” Chandler.

Randall grew up in Bridgton and North Bridgton. He converted to Catholicism during his teen years. In 1961, he graduated from Bridgton High School. After school, he spent a short time at Graymoor Monastery in New York. He worked at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Conn., for more than 15 years, then at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Plattsburg, N.Y., as a CNA, until his retirement. He returned to Maine in 2007 to care for his mother.

Randall always had a passion for Indians, collecting many artifacts and books. He was an advocate for saving Indian Rock on Route 117 in Norway. A large piece of this rock was relocated to the park near Lake Pennesseewassee. He had many interests, some of which included reading, music, traveling and genealogy. He was instrumental in establishing the annual Chandler/Littlefield reunion. He was a very generous, giving man. He also felt blessed for his family and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Kenneth; sister, Katherine Morrill; and stepfather, Leonard Elmer Hilton.

Surviving are his brothers: Robert of Connecticut, Philip of Florida, Stanley of Waterford, James and Paul of Bridgton; a sister, Sandra Hewson; their spouses, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

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