Reginald Pelkey

November 09, 1929
- April 04, 2008

BANGOR - SMCS Reginald "Reggie" Pelkey, retired, 78, died April 2, 2008, with his family by his side, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Nov. 9, 1929, in Milo, the son of Regina (Dugas) and John William Pelkey. Reginald graduated from Mattanawcook Academy, Lincoln, in 1949. He served 26 years in the U.S. Navy. After retiring, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. Family and friends will always fondly remember Reginald's love for many outdoor activities. He is survived by his loving wife, Wenda of Bangor; his children, Peter Pelkey and his wife, Mary, of Whitehead, Ind., and Rachel Wing and her husband, Terry, of Lee; three sisters, Loretta Fogg of Lincoln, Rita Cesare of Mechanic Falls, and Anita Dow and her husband, Errol, of Perham; two granddaughters, one grandson, four great-granddaughters, many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Wayne Douglas Pelkey. A service of remembrance to celebrate Reginald's life will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to CancerCare of Maine, care of Healthcare Charities, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0404.

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