Birmingham Funeral Home

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James William Grindle

April 7, 1947April 30, 2020

Milford, ME, James William Grindle, 73, peacefully passed away April 30 surrounded by family at his home in Milford, Maine. He was born in 1947 in Bangor, the son of Kenneth and Margaret Grindle. Until his retirement, he was the HVAC supervisor at the University of Maine. He adored time spent with his family and friends and all of his fur babies. He loved fishing, hunting, and gardening. He enjoyed planning projects such as greenhouses, rabbitries, landscaping and mostly helping friends and neighbors. He is survived by his wife Bonita (Parent) Grindle, having celebrated 54 years of marriage last September, two sons, Matthew Grindle of Milford, and Kenneth and his wife Carrie of Bradley. Four grandchildren, Andrew Grindle and partner, Mikayla Ethier, Abby Grindle, John Grindle, and Megan Grindle. He is also survived by three great grandchildren, Allison, Khloe, and James Grindle. And three very special friends, Jay Shorette, Dale Michaud and Kevin Chessa. A heartfelt thank you to the Hospice nurses, in particular, Nurse Janice. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Old Town Animal Orphanage, PO Box 565 Orono, ME 04473 Notes of condolences and memories may be shared at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com


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Ray Thomas

May 10, 2020

Bonite, Matt, and Ken and family so sorry to hear of Jim's passing, I remember him at the steam shop, always smiling, and having a good time. you all remember the good times, and those memories cannot be taken away.
Ray Thomas

Brenda Willette

May 2, 2020

Bonita, Sending condolences to you and the family in the loss of Jim. May your days ahead be spent with family and friends remembering all the wonderful times spent together. Hugs to you dear friend.

Robert Rossignol

May 2, 2020

Bonita and family
So sorry to hear of your recent loss. I send my deepest condolences and prayers to you during these trying times.


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