1945 – 2014
AUBURN — Ervins A. “Deeda” Bubier, 69, of Jay, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Hospice House on Monday, Dec. 22.
Born to the late Charles Bubier and Zelma (Lakin) Bubier on Feb. 4, 1945, Ervins was raised in Wilton and attended Wilton schools. Throughout the years, he was a jack-of-all-trades, from farm work, carpentry and mechanics to hunting, fishing and being the life of every gathering.
In 1972, Ervins married Donna Lozier. In 1973, they adopted a son, Thomas Bubier, and had the privilege of having a daughter in 1978 and a son in 1980. Ervins raised his children in Perry, where he created many memories, until he moved back to live in Jay with his niece, Tammy, in 2012.
Ervins spent the past six months of his declining health living life to the fullest. He enjoyed sitting at the lake, watching the water, shopping at Wal-Mart, enjoying the sunshine on the porch, visiting camp and of course, he couldn’t miss the Farmington Fair and his clam basket. He was the most loving, gentle teddy bear, if you could catch him out of his sarcasm.
Ervins is survived by his sons, Thomas D. Bubier of Perry and Ervins A. Bubier II and companion, Amanda Boyd, of Perry; daughter, Janice Ritchie and husband, Brian, of Perry; grandchildren, Thomas D. Bubier Jr. of Perry and Ervins A. Bubier III of Perry; brothers, Ernest Bubier of Duncansville, Pa., and Terry Bubier of Livermore Falls; niece and caregiver, Tammy Welch and her husband, Shawn, of Jay; many other nieces, nephews and cousins; a very special great-great-niece, Shawna Burnell, of Jay; special friends, Thomas D. McLeary of Wilton, Scotty McNickle of Perry, Harvey Mohalland of Woodland and Richard Curtis of Pembrook; and his favorite P.S.S., Mindy Child, of Jay.
He was predeceased by his mother and father; a sister, Charlotte Robinson; and brother, Guy Bubier.
The family would like to give a special thank-you to the staff at the Hospice House as well as Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their continued care and support through this difficult time.
Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.