William G. MacLaughlin Jr.


William G. MacLaughlin Jr., 81, passed away Feb. 13, 2022, in Bangor. He was born in Bangor, Dec. 6, 1940, the son of William G. and Doris Louise (Jamison) MacLaughlin Sr.

Bill served in the U.S. Army in Korea. He was a truck driver for 40 years, ending with Casella Waste. He then worked at Shaw’s for 15 years.

Bill was a 37-year member of the Ellsworth Fire Department, serving as treasurer and secretary of the Senator Hale Hose Co. He belonged to Lygonia Lodge No. 40, Acadia Chapter No. 31, Blanquefort Commandery No. 13 and Second Section of Anah Shrine.

His life was devoted to his wife, Donna, of 61 years; sons, Dean and Eric and wife, Lorna, all of Ellsworth; grandchildren, Jonathan, Nicole and Troy, all of Ellsworth; brother, David, and late wife, Sally, of Florida; and niece, Christine, and husband, Wes, of Florida.

At Bill’s request there will be no services. Private interment will be held at a later date.

Contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to Anah Shrine Temple, 1404 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, or Ellsworth Fire Department, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, ME 04605.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.

Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com.

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