Clifford E. Weymouth

1924 – 2009

FARMINGTON — Clifford E. Weymouth, 85, of Jay, died Wednesday, July 15, at Sandy River Nursing Home surrounded by his family following a long illness.

He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., on Jan. 16, 1924, the son of Percy and Annie (Henault) Weymouth, and was a graduate of Springfield College in Massachusetts.

He served proudly in the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater earning the Purple Heart Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross (Gold Star).

Cliff married Jeannette “Jane” C. Gallup on Sept. 19, 1948, in Irasburg, Vt. She passed away Oct. 31, 1979.

In 1953, Cliff began his teaching career at Jay High School and also coached basketball, baseball, football and track. In 1978, he led his team to the Maine Class C State Basketball Championship. Leaving to pursue employment in California and later with Burr-Burr in Vermont for 11 years, Cliff returned to Jay High School, retiring in 1986.

On June 17, 1983, he married Rose Dube in Jay and made their home on Ludden Drive. Following his retirement he enjoyed helping his wife Rose with the children of “Rose’s Daycare” in their home. He was there many mornings to greet the children and they loved him as well.

He was a member of the VFW, Frank Mitchell, Post No. 3335 of Jay, American Legion, George Bunten, Post No. 10 of Livermore Falls, USGA, Hillside Sports Club and the Wilson Lake Country Club, where he served as president. Cliff enjoyed all sports and looked forward to getting together with his high school classmates once a year for a week of golf.

He was a devoted husband and loving father and will be sadly missed. His greatest joy in life was his family and many close friends and the time they spent together.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose, of Jay; three sons, Michael Dube, Timothy Dube, and Victor Dube and his wife, Deborah; two daughters, Lorraine Cushing and her husband, Richard, of East Livermore, and Andrea Bradford of Livermore; 11 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter, Izabella.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Jeannette “Jane” Weymouth; four brothers, Leroy, Kenneth, Michael and Walter Weymouth; and three sisters, Jeannette Bennett, Evelyn Burns and Shirley Palmer.

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