Stanley Jackiewecz


PORTLAND – Stanley Jackiewecz, 79, of Maine Avenue, passed away on Jan. 6, at his residence.

He was born in Portland, the son of Simon and Frances (Padgorski) Jackiewecz.

He attended Portland schools and graduated from Portland High School. He also attended Westbrook Junior College, taking company sponsored courses in front line supervision and certified hazardous material training.

He served in the Maine National Guard as a corporal, prior to entering the U.S. Navy Amphibious Forces in the European theater during World War II.

Upon discharge from the U.S. Navy, he entered the transportation industry.

He was manager of Fogg’s Transportation and later Fox & Ginn, Inc.

In later years, he was employed by Blue Line Express, Inc. as a sales representative.

He semi-retired in 1990, and became a part-time sales representative for Tracey’s Express, Inc., and Leighton’s Express.

He was a member of Delta Nu Alpha transportation fraternity, Maine Traffic Club, former member of the Knights of the Road, active member in Amvets, VFW, American Legion, and a member of Riverside Golf Course.

He married Gwendolyn L. Winch in 1947. He and his wife traveled extensively in Europe, Russia, Egypt, the Caribbean Islands and Hawaii.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Gwendolyn; a daughter, Bonnie; and son-in-law, Bob Hayes, of Auburn; two grandchildren, Gretchen von der Linden and her husband, Henry, of Fairfield, Conn., and Benjamin A. Hayes and his wife, Erin, of Lewiston; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Emma von der Linden of Fairfield, Conn.