Daniel Harold Maxim Jr.


AUGUSTA – Daniel Harold Maxim Jr., 58, of Winthrop died Thursday, April 20, at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care at Grey Birch.

Danny was born in Augusta on July 20, 1947, the son of Daniel Harold and Marjorie (Houseworth) Maxim.

He grew up in Winthrop and graduated from Winthrop High School in 1965. He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force, achieving the rank Sergeant.

In 1968, he married Anita Cammack. They later moved to New Jersey for two years before returning to Maine in the early 1970s.

He took over and operated Maxim’s Supply Co., a well-known family business in Winthrop for many years. He later owned and operated Maxim’s Small Engine Repair in Winthrop.

He was an active member of the Alfred W. Maxwell American Legion Post 40, where he held numerous posts and positions over the years.

He was a great father and friend and would do anything for anyone. He especially enjoyed time spent with his family and spent many hours coaching his children in various sports activities.

He enjoyed also gardening, playing pool, collecting baseball cards and was a big Red Sox fan.

He will be deeply missed by his son, Eric Maxim, and his wife, Katy, of Durham; his daughters, Tresa Maxim, of Winthrop and Kristi Marschall, and her husband, James, of Readfield; his mother, Marjorie Maxim, of Winthrop; his sister, Sally Gilley, and her husband, Ken, of Winthrop; and his granddaughter, Alyson Jay Marschall, of Readfield.

He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Anita (Cammack) Maxim on July 30, 2005.