Leonard Basil STYMIEST
Leonard Basil STYMIEST
  • September 11, 1919 - September 28, 2013
  • Norridgewock, Maine

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Farmington - Leonard Basil Stymiest, 94, of Norridgewock passed away peacefully with his family surrounding hime at Franklin Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 28, 2013. HE was born in Howe Brook, Maine September 11, 1919 a son of the late Phinehas and Jenettner (Hunt) Stymiest.
Leonard was a gentle, kind loving man who was genuinely loved by all of his family and friends. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His biggest pleasure was the children in his life. Leonard served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945. He had a fond love of music and even was a member of a country band. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 72 years Ina (Leathers) Stymiest and three children: Beverly and spouse John Campochiaro of Florida, Gail DeGraff of Norridgewock and Terrance Stymiest of Waterville and a brother Omar and wife Celia Stymiest of Florida and a sister-in-law Erma Robinson of Vassalboro. He also leaves seven grandchildren: John Jr. and wife Tammy, Michael Campochiaro and friend Kitty, William DeGraff Jr., Maureen and husband Trever Tardiff, Mark DeGraff, Travis Stymiest, and Shalina Stymiest, seven great grandchildren Brandon, William III, Mark Jr., Maxwell, Britni, TJ, and Hayden as well as special nieces, nephews and many friends.
Visitation for Leonard will be held at Veilleux Funeral Home 8 Elm St. Waterville, ME on Tuesday October 1 from 4-7PM. A funeral will be held at Veilleux Funeral Home on Wednesday October 2 at 1PM followed by committal prayers at Howard Cemetery in Winslow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sandy River Center 119 Livermore Falls Road Farmington, ME 04938 where his loving wife Ina resides. A service of the Redington Funeral Home, 207-873-3611 www.redingtonfuneralhome.com