James T. Sadler Sr.


LEWISTON – James T. Sadler Sr., 56, a resident of 108 North Temple St., died Saturday, Jan. 20, at home as he wished, surrounded and comforted by family and friends.

He was born in Grimsby, England, April 17, 1950, the son of Paul J and Elizabeth (Dolan) Crowell. He grew up and was educated in England. Jim was 18 when he came to America to find his loving wife, Betsy whom he married Nov. 29, 1974. He worked as a supervisor for Jones and Vining until the age of 36, when he became disabled.

Though ill for many years, he was very social, he loved life, and was a true friend to everyone he met.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy, of Lewiston; his parents, Paul and Elizabeth Crowell of Bicester, England; two sons, Paul Sadler, and his girlfriend, Melissa Chasse, of Lewiston and Jim Sadler Jr., and his fiancée, Tanya Fortin, of Lewiston; his in-laws, Kay and Bernie Baird of Turner; two brothers-in-law, David Baird, and his wife, Terry, of Old Orchard Beach and Jeff Baird, and his wife, Michelle, of Richmond, Va.; a sister-in-law, Anne Drouin, and her husband, Bob, of Poland; close friends, Jim Richard, Terry Smith, Pauline Ellis; as well as “Best Buddies,” Uncle Ed and Aunt Pat.