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George "Elly" Sewall

January 16, 1937 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old



York, Maine-George "Elly" Sewall, 86, passed away at his riverside home on Monday, August 28th, 2023 after  a long illness.

He was born on January 16, 1937 in York, Maine to George N. Sewall and Bertine (Darke) Dow. His step-mother was Ethel "Babe" Sewall and his step-father was Charlie Dow. He leaves his wife of 63 years, Paula (Dannert) Sewall and four children, Mark Sewall and wife Michelle Sewall, Kim Greer and husband Nathan Greer, Amy Sewall and Matthew Sewall; three grandchildren Olivia Greer P.A.C., Sam Sewall and Lila Sewall; his brother Michael Dow and wife Bobby Jones; sister- in-law Diane (Blethan) Sewall; Eileen Sewall, many nieces and a nephew Jeremy Sewall. His brother Stanley Sewall predeceased him. 

George was a 1955 graduate of York Schools and graduated in 1959 from the University of Maine at Orono as a Chemical Engineer.

He retired from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He loved being on the water and was a part-time lobsterman for seventy years, and in all that time never saw one Whale. He also enjoyed trapping in the Allagash each Fall.

The family wishes to thank all who cared for him and enjoyed his humor. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Food Bank, 3121 Hotel Road, Auburn, Maine 04211.





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Graveside Service
September 1, 2023

1:30 PM
First Parish Cemetery
180 York St.
York, ME 03909


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