ORR’S ISLAND — Jerry E. Wallace Jr., 68, died Jan. 4 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
Born Oct. 25, 1942, in Bath, the son of Jerry Sr. and Hazel Smith Wallace, he was educated in Phippsburg schools.
After he graduated from Morse High School he entered the U.S. Army.
He worked as a fisherman for most of his life and was also a handyman.
His hobbies included hunting, playing cards and spending time with his family.
He especially enjoyed the many summer visits from his grandchildren.
Well-known for his jokes, his family and friends enjoyed his sense of humor.
He attended the United Methodist Church of Orr’s Island.
His brother Joseph Wallace and sister Diane Wallace predeceased him.
He is survived by his wife Christi of Orr’s Island; a son, Christian Wallace and wife Shelby of Biloxi, Miss., and four daughters, Stepheni Wallace of Germany, Missy Manguno and husband Bart of Bethlehem, Penn., Kelly Younkin of Stowe, Penn., and Keri Stelmack of Baltimore, Md.; several grandchildren; two brothers, Gary Wallace of Phippsburg and Kevin Wallace of Brunswick, and six sisters, Harriet York of Brunswick, Grace Moore, Janet Wyman, and Natalie Alexander, all of Phippsburg, Sandra Anderson and Jean Wallace, both of Brunswick; two stepdaughters, Alicia Moreau and husband Brandon of Whitefield, and Heather Gilliam of Bath; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held last week.
Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.
Memorial donations may be made to the Jerry Wallace Jr., Memorial Fund c/o, Savings Bank of Maine, 137 Maine St., Brunswick, ME 04011.
Memorial condolences may be expressed and a video tribute viewed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.