Obituary for John Winslow Sr.
John “Buster” Winslow,Sr., 78, passed away peacefully October 23rd at the Knox Center in Rockland Maine. He was born in North Waldoboro, December 13, 1934 to Clarence and Ella Hildebrandt Winslow. He grew up in Waldoboro and attended local schools. He graduated from Waldoboro High School in the class of 1953.
He worked for Eddie Noyes Auto Body Shop in North Waldoboro for many years. He later became a truck driver for Bay State Lobster Company out of Massachusetts.
He and his wife Maryann made their home in North Waldoboro and enjoyed family and friends, gardening and spending time at their camp on Medomak pond.
Buster enjoyed working on antique cars in his spare time. If it had a motor, doors and fenders then he would work on it. He and Maryann were also part of the Dirigo Cyclist Club of Knox and Lincoln County and enjoyed riding in his MG with the Downeast Sports Car Club. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, William “Billy” Winslow and by his beloved dog, “Nellie,” the second Mrs. Winslow.
Buster is survived by his wife of 58 years, Maryann Holland Winslow of Waldoboro
Son, John W. Winslow, Jr. and and his wife Libbie Winslow of Waldoboro
Daughters, Katrina Blood and her husband Karl of Union Maine
Jane Curtis and her husband Fulton of Waldoboro
Andrea Gamage and her husband William of Owls Head
Grandchildren,Shauna Winslow of Brooklyn, NY
Jonathan Blood of Portland
Kasey Blood of Rockport
Alex Winslow of Portland
Veronica Gould of Waldoboro
Derick Winslow of Waldoboro
Shaydlyn Robinson of Owls Head
Joseph Gamage of Owls Head
Great Grandchildren ,Tara and Jacob Morrison of Waldoboro
Mason Harford of Rockport
Friends are welcome to visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. on October 28th at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro. A service to celebrate Buster’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on October 29th at Hall Funeral Home. Pastor Tom Rawley will officiate. Burial will follow at the Shuman Cemetery in Waldoboro. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Buster’s memory may made to the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, P.O Box 1294, Rockland, Me. 04841.
You can share condolences with the family by visiting www.hallfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waldoboro.