Donald M. Bartlett

1940 – 2010

RUMFORD — Donald M. Bartlett, 69, of Rangeley Place, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Rumford Hospital.

He was born in Rumford on Oct. 12, 1940, a son of Murray L. and Bernice (Soubble) Bartlett.

Donald was educated in Mexico schools and was a graduate of Mexico High School, Class of 1959.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1963. He married Sheila M. Mehigan on Nov. 26, 1964, and together they celebrated 45 years of marriage. Donald was employed at Bridge Construction Co., Diamond International and Boise Cascade.

He enjoyed doing watch and clock repairs and also loved watching country westerns. He was an avid N.Y. Yankees fan.

Donald served for several years on the Rumford Park Commission and was a former member of the American Legion.

He loved spending time with his son and grandsons, Bradley and Wyatt.

Surviving are his wife, Sheila M. Bartlett of Rumford; a son, Thomas M. Bartlett and wife, Vanessa, of Rumford; two grandchildren, Bradley M. Bartlett and Wyatt T. Bartlett; three sisters, Colleen Brown of Greene, Sandra Delisle and husband, William, of Winthrop and Maureen Arsenault of Rumford; and a brother, Johnny Bartlett of Rumford.

He was predeceased by his parents.

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