John A. Severy

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John A. Severy
1945 - 2017
LEWISTON - John A. Severy, 71, of Lewiston, passed away at CMMC on May 10, 2017. John was born in Portland, to George and Marie Severy, in 1945.
He attended Gray-New Gloucester High School, where he excelled in sports. John joined the Navy and served for three years aboard the USS Berry. He retired from Bath Iron Works after 29 years of service. He belonged to Local S6 machinists' union.
John's favorite pastimes and hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing cards (mostly Spades and cribbage), learning about world history, and spending time with his friends and family.
John was predeceased by his wife Carol, of 35 years; his sons, Steven C. Severy and Gordon R. Severy; and half-brother USAF Lt. Col. Richard T. Tokarz, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
John is survived by his son, David J. Severy, and his wife Angela, of South China; his grandchildren, Christopher Knowles, Joshua Severy, Zachary Severy, Rebecca-Ann Severy, and Jebb, Kayden and Evan Severy; his great-grandchildren, Benjamin Severy and Zaydin Knowles; his grandson, Jamie Kelly, of Vermont; his brother, Richard W. Severy, of Poland; his niece, Tammy Baker, and husband Mark, of Coudersport, Pa.; grandniece Ashley; his niece, Jessica Kanaris, and her husband Kirk, of Augusta; grandniece Sierra; best friend, Jack Bailey, of Lewiston, who helped take care of John for the last couple of years; and many other family members.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, May 16, from 6-8 p.m. at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner, where funeral services will be Wednesday, May 17, at 11 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow, at the New Greenlawn Cemetery in Wiscasset.
Special Message: See you on the other side, brother. Happy Trails and Rest in Peace. -Richard



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Published in Central Maine on May 14, 2017