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Carl "Skip" Jewett Jr.

February 24, 1936 - July 18, 2012
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Brunswick- Carl "Skip” Jewett Jr., age 76 of Paul St., died Wednesday, July 18th at Parkview Adventist Medical Center after a well fought battle with cancer. He was born in Waterville, ME on February 24, 1936, the son of Karl E. and Stella Emery Jewett.

He was raised in Brunswick on the Old Bath Road and was educated in Brunswick Schools. He entered the U.S. Army in 1961 and married Irene Dionne on August 27, 1962. Upon his honorable discharge from the Army, Skip began his career working as a contractor for Harry Crooker, Ronnie Webber, and until his death, for Ray Labbe and Sons.

Skip was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Waldoboro Rod and Gun Club, and the CB club. He loved collecting and repairing guns and was an avid reader of western novels. He was a Jack of all trades building both his and his daughter’s homes, repairing cars and plowing driveways and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed it. He also loved animals and was an avid feeder of the birds.

He was a doting father, a good man with a big heart, who will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife Irene Jewett of Brunswick, several daughters Terri Taylor-Olsen of Durham, Donna Harkins of Brunswick, and Debbie, Stella and Patty. He is also survived by a daughter-in-law Judy Reid of Brunswick, 4 grandchildren Tammi Moore of Durham, Andrea Harkins of Farmington, Darcie Harkins of Portland, and Kimberly Harkins of Lisbon, 3 great-grand children Benjamin and Zachary Moore or Durham, and Finn Hunt of Lisbon, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is predeceased by a son Patrick Reid and grandson Christopher Reid, brother Maurice Jewett, and sister Kathleen McCourt.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, July 22nd from 6-8PM at Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick. Following cremation, a graveside service with military honors will be held Saturday, July 28th at 1PM at St. John’s Cemetery, Brunswick.

Memorial donations may be made to Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011.

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