1923 – 2003

BANGOR – Warren “Bud” McLean, 79, passed away July 31, as the result of an airplane accident in Quebec, Canada. His loving family was at his side.

He was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Cambridge, Mass., the son of Hector and Winnie (Dumaresq) MacLean. “Bud” grew up in Randolph, Mass., and moved to Maine in 1948. He served in the Merchant Marines.

In 1951, he went to work for the Oliver Stores in New Gloucester, and in 1954 opened the Oliver Stores in Farmington. He owned and managed this store until his retirement in 1996.

He was a 50-year member of the Cumberland Masonic Lodge 12 F & AM of New Gloucester. He was also a member of the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association and the National Rifle Association.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 48 years, Stella of Farmington are two children, Karen Harris and her husband, Alan of North Reading, Mass., and Alan MacLean and his wife, Kimberly of Veazie; three grandchildren, Audrey and Grace MacLean and Kyle Harris; two sisters, Marjorie Reid and her husband, Lloyd Reid and Winnifred Wood and her husband, Robert Wood all of Bridgewater, Mass.; brothers-in-law, George W. Waterman II and his wife, Delores of King of Prussia, Pa.; Robert Waterman Sr. and his wife Jeanne Waterman and Willard Waterman, all of New Gloucester and Elbert “Nickie” Waterman and his wife, Olive of North Fryeburg; sisters-in-law, Alice Waterman of New Gloucester and Cathryn W. Olson and her husband, John Olson Sr. of Jackson, Wyo., and Leona Waterman of Gray; several nieces, nephews, cousins and very close friends.

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