WARREN - Samuel James Winslow, 65, of Warren, ME, passed away December 10, 2022. He was born August 23, 1957 in Camden, Maine to William M. Winslow and Gloria M (Potter) Winslow.
Sam was always full of life and mischief, making people laugh with his awesome sense of humor and infectious laugh, even through difficult times. He loved animals, doing crossword puzzles in the newspaper, the Three Stooges, Led Zeplin, Red Sox Baseball, hunting, fishing and camping. He was a master carpenter, and in his free time enjoyed using scrap wood to make squirrel stands and small wall cabinets that were used in a variety of ways and anything else he thought would come in handy for someone.
He is predeceased by his mother, Gloria M. (Potter) Winslow Smith, his grandparents, Charles and Frances Winslow, Frank and Helen Potter, and his long time companions who gave him many years of love and friendship, Meeka, his black lab and his cat Ruby.
He is survived by his father William M Winslow of West Rockport, sisters Billie Jo (Winslow) Closson and husband Anthony (Tony) Closson of Warren, and Kristy J (Winslow) Curtis of Searsport. Aunts and Uncles - Nola and Maitland Pine of Rockland, Linda and Ashley (Roy) Rooney of Searsport, Frances (Pat) Gross of Winterport, George and Rose Winslow of Lincolnville, many cousins, 3 nieces, Niki Norwood and husband Paul (PJ) Norwood of Searsmont, Rachel J (Curtis) MacFarland and husband Max MacFarland of Searsport, Renae J Traves and husband Richard Traves of Searsport and 1 nephew, Alan Blackington of Waldoboro, 15 greatnieces and nephews, 8 great great grandnieces and nephews, and his closest and best friend from early childhood on Lawrence (Larry) Wade of West Rockport.
He will be sadly missed, but always remembered with fond memories by his family and his many friends.
Per Sam's request, there will be no funeral services. Interment will be family only. There will be a celebration of his life in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pope Memorial Humane Society, 25 Butterlake Ln, Thomaston, ME 04861 in memory of Samuel J. Winslow.
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