James Robert Violette Sr.

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1930-2014

FAIRFIELD - James Robert Violette, Sr. passed away on August 7, 2014 at Maine General Hospital in Augusta with his family by his side.

He was born January 1, 1930 in Waterville, Maine, the son of the late Henry L. and Ruby Fay (Wellman) Violette.

He graduated from Skowhegan High School, class of 1950, where he was awarded a football scholarship. He instead chose to enlist in the U.S. Air Force that year and serve his country. He achieved the rank of Sargent, and was honorably discharged on August 8, 1954, from Warner-Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia.

For 27 years he was the owner and operator of Freezer Foods in Shawmut, where he specialized in custom meat cutting. Later, he was employed by VA Healthcare Systems at Togus, retiring on May 31, 1995.

He was predeceased by his grandson, Joseph Wellman Violette, II.

He is survived by his son James Robert Violette, Jr. and his wife Janice of Oakland, his daughter Janeen Louise Violette of Augusta, and his son Joseph Wellman Violette, I and his companion Mary Hayward Dangler of Clinton; his grandchildren Margot Cowing and her husband Roy, James Robert Violette, III, Elizabeth Violette, Jared Hersom, Jerica Hersom, and Jay Dangler, as well as several great-grandchildren; and the mother of his three children Janice Kelly of Augusta.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at Maplewood Cemetery, on Maple Street in Fairfield, on Thursday, August 14, at 1 p.m.

An online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at: www.lawrybrothers.com.

Arrangements are by Lawry Brothers, 107 Main Street, Fairfield.



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Published in Central Maine on Aug. 11, 2014