Melvin George Bolduc, 76, died Monday Aug. 22, 2011 at the Togus V.A. Medical Center. He was born in Penobscot on Aug. 23, 1934 the son of George T. and Florence (Phillips) Bolduc.

Melvin married Christa Stieg in 1955. He was a barber in Belfast in his earlier years, and then became a truck driver, which he loved the most. He loved the beach, swimming and nature.

Melvin also was a 30 year member of the The Eagles Club and Single’s Club of Brewer. He enjoyed exercising everyday at Planet Fitness in Bangor.

He is survived by a son, David Bolduc of Stockton Springs; a step-son, Donald Stieg of South Windham; two daughters, Donna Bolduc of Belfast and Christina Miller of Richmond, Vt.; two sisters, Nancy Patten of Orland and Betty Gott of R.I. He is also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren as well as a very special friend, Brenda Gilks of Brewer.

Melvin was predeceased by one son, Eric Bolduc; one daughter, Mary-Lou Bolduc; one brother, David Bolduc; and one sister, Ruth Gray.

Family and friends will gather for visitation on Tuesday Aug. 30, from 5-7 p.m. at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. A graveside service will conducted on Wednesday Aug. 31, at 3 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery Route 1A, Prospect.

Memorial contributions in Melvin’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04330.