Thomas E. Clements Sr., 68, died Sept. 12, 2010, at his home.

He was born March 25, 1942, in Winterport, a son of Theodore and Grace (Knowles) Clements.

He attended grammar school in the Winterport area, attended high school at Glen Cove Christian Academy and went to Alahain Bible Institute in New York.

Tom lived in the Mount Vernon and Monmouth areas most of his life.

Tom worked for 22 years as a civil engineer for Central Maine Power Company. His most recent job was as a bus driver with the Monmouth School Department. Tom loved working with children and thought a lot of his co-workers.

Tom was a devoted family man and always enjoyed a “family party.” He was a practical joker. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Tom’s family was blessed to have him.

He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and nature.

Tom was predeceased by his mother and father; a sister, Margaret Lockhart; two  brothers, Teddy Clements and Tom’s twin, Tim Clements.

Tom is survived by his wife, Susan, of Monmouth; three sons, Tom Jr. and his wife, Tammy, and Todd and his wife, Mary Jo, all of Mt. Vernon, and Blaine Carver and his wife, Sarah, of Cundy’s Harbor; two daughters, Tami Pelletier and her husband, David, and Heidi Balfour and her husband, Bruce, all of Monmouth; a brother, George Clements, of Island Falls; a sister, Florence Brown, of Belfast; 10 grandchildren who brought great joy to his life, Blake Clements and his wife, Shannon, Katy Clements, Nikki Clements, Evan Clements, Angela Clements, Kyle Pelletier and his wife, Heather, Richard Pelletier and his fiancée, Amy Hobson, Caitlin Carver, Payton Carver and Mackenzi Burgess; a special niece, Nan Gagnon, and her son, Mike Lindholm; and a close friend, Doug Burgess.

Gatherings of friends and relatives will be at 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, where a memorial celebration of Tom’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23.

Because of Tom’s love for children, the family requests memorial donations in his memory be made to Henry L. Cottrell School, c/o Playground Committee, 169 Academy Road, Monmouth, ME 04259.

Condolences may be sent to the family at khrfuneralhomes.com.