MONTVILLE — William “Bill” Spencer Blaisdell, 92, of Montville passed away on Nov. 1, 2022, at the Waldo County General Hospital Hospice in Belfast.

Bill was born in Palermo on May 1, 1930, to William A. and Anita Blaisdell. He attended Palermo schools, and served in the U.S. Army in Korea. He was very proud of his service to his country. Bill was employed by Lee Bros., Albion, for 50-plus years.

He enjoyed car races, ball games, family picnics, dining out, and attending local dances. Bill enjoyed his daily visits for years to the Freedom General Store where he would meet friends; it was truly a highlight of his day. The family wishes to thank Paul and Kate Flynn and the good friends he made there.

Bill was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Kenneth Blaisdell; his sisters, Louise Blaisdell and Mary Mosher; his wife, Grace Ward Blaisdell, who passed in 2004; his stepson, Boyd A. Ward; and his step-grandson, Raymond O. Ward.

He is survived by his longtime companion Lenora Martin; sister, Nancy Murphy and family; stepdaughter Brenda Moody, her husband Carl and family; daughter-in-law Sandra Ward and family; brother-in-law Scott Mosher and family; grandchildren, Kathi, Allison, Christy and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Emily, Adam, Damon, Jennifer, Samantha, Corey, Trenidy, Meredith and Miranda; great-great-grandchildren Violet and Matthew; and friends Ellen, Mark and Kayleb Freeman.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the Waldo County General Hospital Hospice Unit, Belfast, for the caring and compassion shown to Bill.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Freedom. Relatives and friends are invited to the Freedom Congregational Church after the service to honor Bill. The family has asked that donations be made to Waldo County Hospice Unit, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915, in memory of William Blaisdell.

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