WAYNE T. HARMON
Wayne T. Harmon was born on Oct. 24, 1936, in Lovell, Maine, the son of Leon and Marge Harmon. He passed away on Dec. 20, 2010, surrounded by his family at Mass General Hospital from complications following cancer surgery.
He attended Fryeburg Academy and graduated from Kents Hill High School in 1956 and then served in the United States Marine Corp. He married Meredith Bennett on Sept. 12, 1959. Wayne went to work in sales for L.C. Andrew Building Supply in Windham in 1960. He quickly advanced to managing the Farmington Maine division and became Vice President.
In 1980 he joined Nelson and Small Wholesale Distribution as Vice President as well as Manager of the Recreational Division distributing boats, trailers and snowmobiles. In 1990 Wayne and Meredith moved to Naples, Fla., where he returned to the building supply business. Wayne retired in 1999 to enjoy his family and other hobbies such as landscaping, woodworking and reading.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 51 years, Meredith; and their oldest son, Greg, and his wife Annette. Wayne is also survived by his grandchildren, Jared, Tim, Ashley, Danielle, Devin, Megan and her fiance Dylan and his son Joshua. He was predeceased by his youngest son, Doug Harmon, in May of 2007.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday morning, Dec. 28, at Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, Buxton (Bar Mills). Burial will be in the spring at Number 4 Cemetery in Lovell.
Wayne fought the battle against different types of cancer for 40 years. We feel he would like to be remembered by helping a 20-month-old child, Bryson (the grandson of Meredith's cousin), who has Ewing Sarcoma (bone cancer). In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to Debbie Santa Maria (grandmother of Bryson). Please mail checks to: Mrs. Wayne Harmon, 166 Broadturn Road, Scarborough, Maine 04074.