Thomas Stapleton
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Thomas "Tim" Stapleton

Wednesday, May 14th, 1941 - Saturday, March 30th, 2019


Thomas James Timothy Stapleton, 77 of Ray Mary Lane in Wells, husband of Jean Stapleton went home to be with the Lord on March 30, 2019. He was born on May 14, 1941 in Charlestown, MA, son of Lillian and Thomas Stapleton.

Tim joined the Navy at age 17, where he was a fire control mechanic for four years. Tim worked as a driving instructor and later a mason before marrying his wife, Jean, in 1966. After being employed by the Boston Navy Yard, he moved to Maine with his family in 1974 when the Boston Navy Yard closed. Tim worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard until 1992 as a maintenance worker.

Tim was a lover of nature enjoying hunting, fishing and quiet walking with dog and children. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He enjoyed sharing his treasures with family and friends.

Tim was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Mary Danieli of MA.

Tim loved his family and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean; son, Tim and his wife, Melissa and his grandchildren, Mitchel and Tyler Stapleton; daughter, Tara and her husband, Jason Humphrey; son, Michael, all living in the Wells, Ogunquit area; as well as many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

The burial service will be private.

Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to:
Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 43
West Kennebunk, ME 04094

Service Details

  • Interment

    Ocean View Cemetery
    Post Road
Interment services will be private in Oceanview Cemetery in Wells.

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Alice Mogavero

Jean, Tom and I are so sorry for your loss and send our sympathy and prayers to you and your loved ones. If you ever need to talk, I am here at 10 Colonial Drive, Kennebunk. Your fellow-Gemini long-ago friend.
Comment | Posted at 10:56am via Condolence

Marty & Judy Ryan

We would like to extend our sympathy to Jean, Tara, Tim and Mike and their family on the passing of Tim. May memories of happy times together bring you comfort and peace in the days ahead.
Comment | Posted at 09:25am via Condolence

Rick Dolliver

Tim, Melissa and Family,
We're very sorry to hear. We are thinking of you during this time of loss.

Rick, Boriana and Kyle Dolliver
Comment | Posted at 09:19pm via Condolence

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