BRIDGTON – Sterling H. Crummett, 77, of Sebago died Saturday, Aug. 28, at Bridgton Health Care Center.

He was born in Portland, Sept. 5, 1926, the son of Stanley H. and Edith Hall Crummett. He was educated in Portland schools, and served his country in the United States Navy as a boatswain during World War II.

After returning from the service, Sterling worked for many years for the Maine Central Railroad. He then became a plumber and worked for Carr & Langille of Falmouth.

In 1965, he moved to Casco to become co-owner of Overlook Farm Inn. In 1979, Sterling moved with his wife, Barbara, to Ellsworth to own and operate Crummett’s Cedar Cabins on Graham Lake. He also worked various jobs including Migis Lodge and Seeds of Peace.

Sterling, a registered Master Maine Guide, was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hunting. For many years, he was a member of the Falmouth Rod and Gun club, where he instructed firearms safety courses. He also loved boating and swimming.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara L. Crummett, of Sebago; daughters, Linda Vaillancourt and her husband, Joseph, of Otisfield, Laurie Tranten and her husband, Donald, of Kingfield, Cheryl Barnes and her husband, Daniel, of Ellsworth; a brother, Clayton Crummett and his wife, Barbara, of Windham; eight grandsons, Michael Vaillancourt and his wife, Catherine, Matthew Vaillancourt, Adam Vaillancourt, Kyle Tranten, Nicholas Tranten, Noah Tranten, Jeremy Barnes and his wife, Elizabeth, and Nathan Barnes.

He was predeceased by a sister, Carla Strout.

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