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John A SeveryNovember 8, 1945 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 71)
John A. Severy, 71, of Lewiston, Me passed away at CCMC hospital May 10th, 2017. John was born in Portland, Me to George and Marie Severy in 1945. He attended Gray-New Gloucester high school where he excelled in sports. John joined the Navy and served for three years aboard the USS Berry. He retired from Bath Iron Works after 29 years of service. He belonged to local 6 machinist union. John’s favorite past times and hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing cards (mostly Spades and Cribbage), learning about World History and spending time with his friends and family.
John was predeceased by his wife Carol of 35 years, his sons Steven C. Severy and Gordon R. Severy. Half-brother LT Col. USAF Richard T. Tokarz of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
John is survived by his son, David J. Severy and his wife Angela of South China. His grandchildren Christopher Knowles, Joshua Severy, Zachary Severy and Rebecca-Ann Severy, Jebb, Kayden, and Evan Severy. His great- grandchildren Benjamin Severy and Zaydin Knowles. His grandson Jamie Kelly of Vermont. His brother Richard W. Severy pf Poland, ME. His niece Tammy Baker and husband Mark of Coudersport, PA, grand-niece Ashley. His niece Jessica Kanaris and her husband Kirk of Augusta, ME, grand-niece Sierra. And best friend, Jack Bailey, of Lewiston, ME who helped take care of John for the last couple of years. Many other family members.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, May 16th from 6-8 pm at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave Gardiner where a funeral services will be Wednesday, May 17th at 11am. Burial with military honors will follow the service at the New Greenlawn Cemetery in Wiscasset. Special message: See you on the other side brother. Happy Trails and Rest in Peace- Richard