Walter Marshall Maheux
He was born in Harmony January 6, 1944, son of William Earle Maheux and Alice Lawler. He married Dottie Melia on June 11,1966. They were married for 45 years. Walter is survived by his wife, Dottie; his children, Lanna Lee Maheux-Quinn and William George Maheux, and son-in-law, Edmund Charles Davis-Quinn, along with his siblings, Rose, Nancy, Elizabeth, Joseph, Millie, Sara, and Herbert, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, and his son, Marshall Walter Maheux.
A Vietnam Era Veteran, Walter was proud of his service to his country and a true patriot. After his time in the military, Walter worked as a sawyer, millwright and mill manager. He worked 20 years for Moosehead Manufacturing in Monson then went on to work for Allen Rogers, Ltd. in Lewis, New York. He spent two years in Russia as a consultant, and he retired as sawmill manager of Hillside Lumber in Westbrook in 2007.
A leader and mentor, Walter was a Boy Scout Leader and Town Selectman in Monson.
A loving husband and father, what Walter enjoyed most was spending time with his extended family. Every 4th of July, he and Dottie would hold a cook out on 1st Davis Pond in North Guilford. “Family, that’s what it’s all about,” he said.
Since retirement, Walter worked on building a second home on land in North Guilford called Camp Cull, using as much wood and materials he could cull from scrap.
There will be a graveside service 11 AM, Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the Lawn Cemetery in Guilford, and a gathering afterward, location to be announced at a later date.
Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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