Berton L. Ames Jr.


Lewiston – Berton L. Ames Jr., 75, of Lewiston died Thursday, April 13, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Lewiston on Jan. 14, 1931, the son of Berton L. and Amanda (Daigle) Ames Sr. He was educated in Auburn schools.

He worked at the International Paper Co. in Lisbon Falls from 1968 to 1994.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy May (Blanchard) Ames of Lewiston whom he married on March 16, 1957; his five children, Ramona Lessard of Buckfield, Calvin Ames and Michael Ames of Lewiston, Laura Ames of Sabattus and Jacqueline Ames of Ottisfield; three grandsons; two granddaughters; and one great-grandson; and his former daughter-in-laws, Alma Ames of Buckfield and Jacintha Russo of Lewiston.