Delbert A. Plaisted - age 92, of Route 27, died Friday, July 26, 2019 in the Togus Springs unit at VA Maine Healthcare at Togus after an extended illness. He was born in Hallowell, ME on May 30, 1927 the son of Erman L. Plaisted and Imogene M. (George) Plaisted.
Del was a 1944 graduate of Hallowell High School.
He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Prior to his retirement, Del was employed by McGee Construction Co. of Gardiner as a finish carpenter and supervisor for 18 years. He was previously employed by Shostak Construction Co. as a finish carpenter and supervisor.
He was a Life Member of Disabled American Veterans and American Legion Post #40 of Winthrop.
Del was predeceased by his wife, Marie Mary (Bechard) Plaisted, his parents, a granddaughter Samantha Davis, and a brother, Robert Plaisted.
Surviving are three sons: Charles E. Plaisted and David D. Plaisted and his wife Ella all of Belgrade Lakes and Brian O. Plaisted and his wife Bobbie Jo of Mt. Vernon; two daughters: Doreen J. Davis and her husband Randall, Sr. of Belgrade and Tina M. Clement and her husband Wayne of Rome; grandchildren: Constance Plaisted-Breger and her wife Melissa, Keith Plaisted, Heather Young, David Young, Jr. and his wife Carrie, Ethan Plaisted, Randall Davis, Jr., Danielle Bedard and her husband Joseph, Adam Clement and his wife Nikole, O’Brien Plaisted and husband Zachary, and Eliza Plaisted; great-grandchildren: Terrall Lee Ashe, Danika Plaisted, Ethan Veilleux, Eliot Jordan Young, Ann Marie Bedard, Jasmine Lynn Bedard, Lucas Wayne Clement, Avery Pauline Clement and Connor Howard Davis; a brother, Dennis Plaisted of Hallowell as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family & friends may visit Tuesday, July 30th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME. Committal prayers with military honors will follow at 1 PM at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Togus Springs Unit, c/o Volunteer Services, 1 VA Maine HCS, Togus, ME, 04330.