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Arthur Brackett Hess, 86.

HOLDEN Arthur Brackett Hess, 86, of Phillips Road died at home on Friday, May 8, 2009.

He leaves his wife of 61 years, Irma (Cleaves) Hess; two daughters, Katharine O.H. Mills and her husband Gregory of Holden and Laura C.H. Savage and her husband The Rev. Arthur Savage of Chichester, NH; five grandchildren GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16. , Jeremiah Savage and his wife Heather Mathews, Bryan Mills and his fiance Stephanie Pavone, Erin Ellis and her husband Todd, Jessica Savage and her husband Dustin Haines and Sara Mills; two great-grandchildren, Ashlin Savage and Molly Ellis; sister-in-law, Vina (Cleaves) Hewson of Warwick, RI and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his siblings: Frank, Wendell, Burton, Ruth and Alice and his best friend, William Hewson William Hewson (1739-1774) was an 18th Century surgeon, anatomist and physiologist who has sometimes been referred to as the 'father of haematology'. He was born on 14th November 1739 in Hexham. . He was born in Springfield, MA, son of Frank Y. and Annie M. (Brackett) Hess, and lived in Penfield, NY and Haynesville, ME before moving to Holden last year. He was a graduate of Classical High School in Springfield, MA and a 1950 graduate of Brown University in Providence with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the European, African, Middle Eastern Theatre as a member of the Signal Corps. He was a production engineer at Xerox Corporation (company) XEROX Corporation -

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Arthur once said he had no valuables except his family. He was cherished for his sense of humor Noun 1. sense of humor - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
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, his giving heart and steadfast love for his wife and family. He was a skilled wood craftsman and freely shared his talents including volunteering 5000 hours to the Houlton Regional Hospital. Later in life he developed an interest in antique reed organs and restored one for each of his five grandchildren. He was a member of The Reed Organ Society.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Houlton Regional Hospital, The Arthur B. Hess Colon Cancer colon cancer, cancer of any part of the colon (often called the large intestine). Colon cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in the United States.  Educational Fund and can be mailed to the Houlton Regional Hospital, 20 Hartford Street, Houlton, ME 04730. The monies will fund a new program created in Arthur's memory to provide information on how colon cancer can be prevented.

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 will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Holden at 2:30 PM May 17th. Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Haynesville, ME. A Memorial Service will be held at the Houlton United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism). , Houlton, ME at a later date to be determined by the family. Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden, MA is directing arrangements.

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Date:May 11, 2009
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