Obituary of Joshua Treat IV
JOSHUA TREAT IV, passed away on July 3, 2022 after a brief illness. He was born in Boothbay, ME
on February 1, 1950.
Joshua grew up in Belfast, and loved sports from an early age, with fond memories of playing baseball
with the Tigers Little League Team. He graduated in 1968 from Belfast High School and went on to
attend both the University of Maine and Husson College. Joshua worked most of his life in the family
businesses of Perry's Nuthouse and Searsport Shores Campground. Joshua had countless entertaining
stories involving the campground and all of the people who stayed there.
Joshua was raised by his loving parents in downtown Belfast, along with his two sisters. The following
are Joshua's own words, “What we had there was a community of families and friends who took care of
and watched out for every one. What a blessing the 1950's-1960's were. I wish we could go back
Everyone who knew Joshua, could tell you of his great sense of humor, along with his kind and caring
nature. He enjoyed gardening, boating on the ocean, many trips to Tucson, Arizona and most of all
spending time with his family. Joshua had a deep love of music, particularly classic rock. He shared
this love of music with his son Alex, constantly discussing and sharing new music with each other. He
was a life-long fan of the Patriots and Red Sox and particularly enjoyed watching games with his
family. One of his favorite memories was the Patriots winning the Super Bowl on his birthday in 2015.
Joshua shared his expression of life: ”Thank you Lord for the life you gave me, for the hardships and
sickness but mostly for all of the great love in my life. Thank you to my loving and caring son Alex,
grandson Dawson and Alex's wife Lisa and of course my incredible wife Anne.”
Joshua was predeceased by his sister Linda Treat and his parents Joshua Treat III and Virginia Vannah
Treat and his aunt Mary Alice Fairley “Sister”.
Joshua is survived by his loving wife Anne (Clark) Treat, His sons; Joshua V & wife Katie and
Alexander & Lisa. His grandsons; Dawson, Hunter, Colby & Sullivan. His sister Nancy Treat Burnham
& brother in laws; Phil Burnham and Chip Clark. Nieces; Deborah & husband Jeff Ryan, Diana
Nickerson, Casey Clark, Emily & husband Zachary Robbins. Cousin Francis Sherburne and many other
cousins, great nieces, nephews and friends.
At his request, there will be a Private Service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a
donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital @ St.Judes.com in Joshua's name.
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The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at WCGH and Maine Medical Center for their
compassionate care of Joshua. Memories and condolences may be shared on his tribute wall.