Weldon S. Brackett

Weldon S. Brackett, 81, of Bridgton, died on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, after a short illness.

He was born on April 4, 1930, in South Portland, the son of Herman C. and Frances (Allen) Brackett. He attended Casco schools and served in the Navy from 1951 to 1954. After his discharge from the Navy, he attended the University of Maine at Orono and received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 1959.

He married Lida Viitala from Harrison on Aug. 25, 1956, and they celebrated 55 years together.
Weldon had a long career as an electrical engineer, working at General Electric in Syracuse, N.Y., Eastern Fine Paper in Lincoln, Microwave Techniques and Dielectric Communications, both in Raymond.

After retirement, Weldon enjoyed working on the family farm, building a retirement home, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Lida; two daughters, Natasha Proctor and Zenya Brackett, both of Bridgton; two brothers, Allan of Kittery and Malcolm of Casco; and several nieces, nephews and their families.

At Weldon’s request, there will be no funeral services. A committal ceremony and celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements made by Hall Funeral Home, Casco. Online condolences may be left for the family at hallfuneralhomeinc.com

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