1944 — 2009

JACKMAN — Phillip C. Stevens, of Jackman, passed away Aug. 4 in Jackman.

He was born in Lewiston on July 3, 1944. He graduated from Edward Little High School in the class of 1962.

Phillip married Sandra Moores on Aug. 28, 1965. He attended Northeastern University and graduated from Gorham State Teacher’s College in l968 with a B.S. degree in Industrial Arts. He taught Industrial Arts in the Auburn school system from l968 until l972.

On April 2, 1972, he began a 25 year career in law enforcement with the Immigration and Naturalization Service. After graduating from the United States Border Patrol Academy in Brownsville, Texas, he worked as a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Yuma, Ariz., a deportation officer in Philadelphia, Pa., and a border patrol agent in Jackman — where he retired on Sept. 2, 1995. After retiring in l995, he and his wife worked together in the real estate field and helping to develop a timeshare resort in Jackman.

He was a member of Epsilon Pi Tau Fraternity and the Train Collector’s Association. He also enjoyed many hobbies including model railroading and a life-long love of automobiles.However, his greatest joy was his family.

He is survived by his wife Sandra, of Jackman; his daughter, Karen Tucker, her husband Jeremy and their daughter, Tessa, of Greenbush; his son, Eric Stevens, his wife Kristine and Eric’s step-children — Katie and Andrew Morrissette — of Dennistown; his mother, Ruth Stevens of Jackman; a brother, Raymond Stevens and his wife, Lora Beth, of Jackman; two nieces, Naomi Trepanier and her husband, Bobby, of Jackman, and Jennifer Moores of Middlebury, Va.; two nephews, Benjamin Stevens of Jackman, and Sean Moores, his wife Sharon and their daughter, Harper, of Woodbridge, Va.; a brother-in-law, David Moores and his wife, Joyce, of Turner; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father, Melvin C. Stevens, and a brother, Richard Stevens

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