Lewis James Marks

d. July 12, 2013

BROWNVILLE - Lewis James Marks, 87, died peacefully in his sleep, July 11, 2013, surrounded by family.

Lewis proudly served his country in World War II with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He was happily employed at Bangor & Aroostook Railroad for more than 40 years, and will be remembered for keeping the park beautiful and being the cook on the wrecking crew.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 53 years, Barbara (Gormley) Marks; daughter, Carolyn Holland; parents, James and Carrie Marks; brothers, Edward and James; and sisters, Juanita, Una and Ardith. He is survived by sisters, Gilda Howlett and husband, Dick, and Sandi Smith and husband, Jon; daughters, Nancy Rosebush and husband, John, Linda O'Connor and husband, Martin, Judy Dell'Olio and husband, Lou, and Wendy Graves and husband, Bill; sons, Michael and Daniel Marks; son-in-law, Don Holland; and many special grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family would like to express their appreciation to Sebec Village Community Christian Church, Milo Baptist Church, all those who helped care for him at home, and the entire staff at Hibbard's Nursing Home, where he had many special friends.

At the request of the family, there will be no formal services. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published in BDN Maine on July 13, 2013

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