James Mackennan Galen Sr

June 22, 1933
- December 18, 2005

James 'Mack' Galen Sr. passed away Dec. 18, surrounded by his loving family, after a brief illness. He was born June 22, 1933, in Columbia, the son of Stephen and Bertha Galen. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Olive Galen; his six children; a sister, Kathleen Perry of Cherryfield; and sister-in-law, Eleanor Galen of Columbia Falls. He was a loving father and will be sadly missed by sons, James Galen Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, of Westbrook, Stephen Galen and his wife, Jill, of Levant, Robert Young and his wife, Laura, of Hudson, Jeffrey Young and his companion, Roxanne Jarvis, of Holden, Eric Young and his wife, Linda, of Bradford; daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, Gary Pomeroy, of Standish. He was predeceased by a daughter, Carolyn Whitty. "Papa" will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Hugh Whitty, Sarah and her husband, Edwin Bisson, Nicole Whitty, Sasha Bickford, Debra Young, Heather and her husband, Brad Norris, Hillary Galen, Jennifer Young, Kyle Pomeroy, Zachary Young, Joshua Young, Jesse Young, Mackenzie Young, Garth Pomeroy, Justin Young, Megan Young, Benjamin Lufkin, Zachary Lufkin; as well as his five great-grandchildren, Joshua, Taylor, Ethan and Abigail Bisson and Caleb Carroll. He took great pleasure in caring for two much loved children, Michael McPherson and Shelby Reynolds. He will be missed by friends and neighbors, Doug and Jane Waltz and Lila Curtis. He will be long remembered by many extended family members and friends, especially Butch and Delores Dow, Marvin and Judy Brawn and Keith and Jean Jewell. He was an Army veteran and served in the Korean War. "Soar with the Eagles, Dad (Papa), we will all miss you!" Services will be private for the family. Gifts in his memory may be sent to CancerCare of Maine, care of Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402-0404

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