Julius R. Stetkis

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Julius R. "Dewey" Stetkis
1944 - 2018
CANAAN - Julius R. "Dewey" Stetkis, 74, passed away April 5, 2018, at his home in Canaan, surrounded by his family. He was born March 23, 1944, in Brockton, Mass.
He was a veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1963 - 1965 until his honorable discharge. He was employed as a supervisor in the shoe industry and from 1969 - 1978 worked for Jones & Vining Lasts Company in Massachusetts and from 1978 until his retirement in 2010 at Dexter Shoe in Maine. Julius was a member of the Eagles Club and the VFW. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, making beef jerky, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Julius is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marilyn E. (Chepren) Stetkis of Canaan; three sons Joel Stetkis and wife Denise of Canaan, Gergory Stetkis of Canaan, and Wayne Stetkis of Canaan; daughter Wendy Turner and husband Rick Sr. of Cornville; brother Arthur Stetkis of Middleboro, Mass., sister Josephine Towne and husband Ralph of Taunton, Massachusetts; five grandchildren, Alex, Brittney, Isabelle, Gabriel, and Gavin; one grea- grandchild, Jack. He was predeceased by his brother, Henry Stetkis.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 21 Oakpond Rd., Canaan, with Reverend Kevin Brooks officiating. A private burial for family and close friends will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers,
friends wishing may make
donations in his memory to the
Canaan Cavalry Church, VFW, or
Veteran's Organization of choice


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Published in Central Maine on Apr. 13, 2018
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