James M. Curtis III
James M. Curtis III, 39, of Knox, passed away unexpectedly April 6 in Hampden. He was born on August 14, 1974 in Waterville, Maine, the son of James M. and Shirley (Carson) Curtis Jr. Jim graduated in the Class of 1992 from Mount View High School. He went on to attend Eastern Maine Technical Center where he graduated with a degree in welding and has worked at Cianbro ever since. Jim will be remembered as a hard worker with a sense of humor and a sweet spirit. He was very generous and set a great example for his nephews. His parents remember him as a wonderful son. Jim enjoyed snowmobiling, movies and playing at Hollywood Slots. He was an avid Patriots fan who also enjoyed attending Blue Angels air shows with his nephews. Jim enjoyed practical jokes with his friends at work.
Jim is survived by his loving parents and siblings, Lorri Vaillancourt and husband Daniel of Thorndike, and Jason Curtis and wife Syd of Knox; his nephews Scott and Marcus; many aunts, uncles and cousins; long-time friend Mike Raven; and many other work buddies.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, April 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast where funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 10. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in his memory to WCGH Mammography Fund, P.O. Box 287, attention Ann Hooper, Belfast, Maine 04915. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.ripostafh.com.