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Gerald L. Magee

November 1, 1930 ~ August 15, 2021 (age 90)

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Augusta, Maine-Gerald L. Magee, 90 passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021.

He was born November 1, 1930 in Worcester, MA a son of the late George Lincoln and Mabel (Cooper) Magee. He graduated from Hopkinton High School class of 1949 and served in the United States Navy Submarine Program at Norfolk, VA from 1950 to 1954 on the USS Orion, USS. Sirago and the USS Pompon.

He was employed by  New England Tel & Tel Company from 1955 to 1985. He graduated from Worcester Industrial Engineering Program in 1961. He retired as a Verizon Project Manager in Augusta, ME with 30 years of service.

In his youth he was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Hopkinton, MA. He was a member of De Molay in the Framingham, MA chapter and later joined the Masonic Fraternity with membership in the John Warren Lodge,  A.F. & A.M. in Hopkinton, MA. He served as a member of York Rite. He was High Priest of the Concord Royal Arch Chapter in Framingham, MA and later became a member of the Shriners of Lewiston, ME. He and his wife and family joined St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Westborough, MA where they lived for approximately 14 years.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 65 years, Ruth A. (Lumbert) Magee of Natick, MA. He leaves behind 3 beloved daughters, Suzanne Magee Woodworth and her husband Daryl T. Woodworth of York, Maine, Deborah L. Magee of Dover, NH and Karen Magee Hinds and husband Thomas Hinds Jr. of  Augusta, ME; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren of Maine and New Hampshire whom he was all very proud of and loved to brag about all their accomplishments. He will also be remembered fondly by his beloved sister Pamela R. (Magee) Main and her husband Leonard J. Main of Hopkinton, MA and York, ME. He will be missed by several nieces and nephews. A brother Wayne B. Magee predeceased him.

He was well known for his sense of humor, his Barbecued Ribs and love for music. He enjoyed camping with his family, fishing, boating, sailing, traveling the world with his Navy buddies, Submarine movies and Golf at Cape Neddick Country Club. Mostly he cherished the time he spent with his family. He was successful in love and family. He was successful in Business. He was successful in fun and life experience. What more could anyone want?

He left this world peacefully with love in his heart singing Frank Sinatra's song "I did it my Way" 

Funeral services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

 

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