The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME


William Augustus Meader III

January 23, 1950March 24, 2020

AUBURN: William A. Meader, III, 70, of Lewiston passed away on Tuesday March 24, 2020 at the Hospice House in Auburn with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on January 23, 1950 a son of the late William A. Meader, Jr. and Vivian (Brazas) Meader. He grew up in the Madison area and attended school there. He was a graduate of Madison High School, class of 1968. On January 3, 1970 he married Barbara Peterson in Madison and the two started a family together. During that time he worked as a sales person for the Coca Cola Company and also served in the Maine Army National Guard. He was very proud of the service he provided to his country. Bill will always be remembered for his love of playing golf. He will deeply missed by many. He is survived by his former spouse, Barbara of Lewiston, his son William A. Meader, IV and his wife Radka of York. He also leaves behind his beloved beautiful grandsons, Andrew, David and Jacob. He was predeceased by his son Matthew in 2016, his sister, Cheryl Meader and his brother Ted Meader. Condolences may be shared with Bill’s family at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com A graveside service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.


  • A graveside service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park at a later date.


William Augustus Meader III

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Brian Hodgkin

April 3, 2020

Barbara, we are very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times.
Brian & Debbie Hodgkin

Joan Allain

March 27, 2020

Barb and William, I know it's been a long haul. So sorry to read Bill has passed. Just want to let you know we are thining of you, love you, Jo and Gary