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South Paris - John G. Cameron, 81, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Maine Veteran's Home in South Paris. He was born in Houlton on July 12, 1935, the son of the late Henry and Mary (Kirlin) Cameron. John was a devout Catholic who lived in Maine his entire life. He was educated in Houlton schools, and graduated from North Dakota State School of Science. John served 4 years in the United States Navy. On August 2, 1959, he married the love of his life, Sandra (Gardner), and they shared a loving marriage of over 57 years. He owned Selmore Fixtures Manufacturing and Simon J. Jolin Manufacturers Agent for many years. John enjoyed spending time with his family, often hosting various family events. His hobbies included woodworking, cross country skiing, tennis, and spending time in Bridgton.

John is survived by his wife; his two children, Mark Cameron of Auburn and Kim Grubka of Michigan; his brother, Rev. Hilary Cameron of Portland; his two step-grandchildren, Justin and Jared Grubka, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his son, Matthew Cameron; his five brothers and his one sister. Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting John's online guestbook at

A visitation will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Fortin/AUBURN from 4-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 11 am at St. Philip's Church in Auburn. A committal will immediately follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's name to the Maine Veteran's Home, 477 High St. South Paris, ME, 04281, or to the Alzheimer's Association of Maine at 383 US Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545.