Nelson Herbert Fanjoy

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Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Newport - Newport
117 Main Street
Newport, ME

Nelson Herbert Fanjoy 1944 - 2018 BURNHAM - Nelson H. Fanjoy, 74, died unexpectedly on Dec. 2, 2018, at a Pittsfield hospital. He was born on April 8, 1944, in Hartland, the son of Kenneth and Freda (Lawler) Fanjoy. He graduated from Newport High School, class of 1964 and served in U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Nelson was a member of the American Legion.Nelson had been employed at the Agway Fertilizer Plant in Detroit, Guilford Industries in Newport and Dysart's in Pittsfield. He got a Class A operator's license and drove truck for Waldo County Oil and Thompson Oil. Throughout his life he always cut wood and raked blueberries. Bowling was his greatest passion and he made lasting memories and friendships with his bowling buddies. In the last few years of his life, Nelson's favorite past time was reading western books and he read so many! He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda (Mason) Fanjoy of Burnham; three sons, Michael Fanjoy of Burnham, Eric Fanjoy and Jason Fanjoy, both of Gray; two brothers, Lyman Fanjoy of Pittsfield and Robert Fanjoy of Arizona, one sister, Kathy Timberlake of Newport; many aunts, uncles; nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Linda Fanjoy of Skowhegan. Nelson was predeceased by a brother, Victor. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Winnecook Christian Church, 4 Chapel Lane, Burnham, with the Rev. Chris Parker officiating. Burial will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written tributes at Memorial donations may be made to Barrows-Skidgel American Legion Post # 10582 North Street Newport, Maine 04953

Published in Central Maine on Dec. 5, 2018
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