TOPSHAM — Howard B. Cluff Jr., 70, died Saturday Nov. 6 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
On Aug. 19, 1940, he was born in Sanford, a son of Howard Sr., and Florence Redmond Cluff. The family moved to the mid-coast region, and he graduated from Brunswick High School in 1959.
For many years he worked as a parts manager for Wright Buick and later, for Giberson Buick, until his retirement in 1990.
A dedicated hard worker, he never missed a day of work.
He was a longtime member of Brunswick United Masonic Lodge, the Kora Temple, and was a charter member of the Brunswick/Topsham Area Snow Jammers.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, boating and snowmobiling. He was also a woodworker and enjoyed building and flying radio-controlled airplanes.
Surviving are his brother, Forest Cluff and his wife Cheryl of Brunswick, and his sister, Gayle Baker and her husband Duane of Topsham; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, Nov. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with a reception to follow.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner’s Burn Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114 or to the Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, ME 04011.
Memorial condolences may be expressed and a life tribute may be viewed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.