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S.G. Thibault Funeral Home

250 Penobscot Street, Rumford, ME

OBITUARY

Lee Nicholas Mayo

September 14, 1951November 10, 2019

Rumford – Lee Nicholas Mayo, 68, formerly of Waldo Street in Rumford, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 10, 2019 at Rumford Community Home. He was born in Rumford, Maine on September 14, 1951 a son of Theodore and Jeannette (Cyr) Mayo. Lee was educated in Rumford schools and was a graduate of Rumford High School Class of 1970. While in high school he was on the gymnastics team at the GRCC. He was employed as a Master Electrician in the Rumford Paper Mill for many years. Lee enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. Lee was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Surviving are his siblings, Jeffrey Mayo and wife Beth of Rumford and Florida, Thomas Mayo and wife Pamela of Cornville, Maine, Marc Mayo and wife Charlotte of Rumford, Pamela Lyons of Hanover and Florida, John Mayo and wife Carolyn of Forest Grove, Oregon, and Shannon David and husband John of Rumford; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and his beloved cat “Snuffy.” He was predeceased by his parents and a son Michael. The family would like to offer a big thank you to the staff at the Rumford Community Home for the care given to Lee. A Graveside service will be held in the spring.

Services

  • A Graveside service will be held in the spring.

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Martha OLeary

November 23, 2019

You are now free to be Bubba again! Happy....Funny.....Mischievous....and always a Friend. Fly high and free Lee!

Jane Whetstine (Mooney)

November 23, 2019

I met Lee my freshman year of high school. He was an amazing gymnast! He was fun and had a sweet spirit about him and was always laughing.
He was my brother-in-law for a time and the father of Michael, my dear nephew. I was saddened to learn of his passing. Still young. It’s been many years and miles since those times. My condolences to his family.

Christine Hoyt

November 23, 2019

I was so sorry to hear of your passing. We’d lost touch over the years with working and families keeping us busy....and sending us in opposite directions. However, I have a flood of old and wonderful memories. You were not only a classmate of mine, but a good friend. You could always make me laugh. You were the type of guy everyone wanted to hang out with.
You will be missed. Rest In Peace, my friend.

Tom Hines

November 19, 2019

I am deeply saddened by the passing of my dear friend Lee,who his pals affectionately called "Bubba". Had many good times with him ,including a memorable trip to Martinique with Mark Steele and Barry Deanis.Bubba was warm kind,and good. Rest in peace my friend.

JODY MAYO

November 18, 2019

Lee,
I just found out that you have passed in your Black Z-28 with Penny and Ginger ridding shotgun. In the back seat you put the Music that you loved so much and you were a great fan of the House Band at the Barn Board who turned out to be very good friends of yours.
You are a well loved man and a kind soul that is why I fell in love with you. We where a good couple Lee with 20 years of marriage something went the right direction. The reason we moved back home to Rumford at the end of our marriage is because we weren't working and needed to be home with our families.
There are allot of things I could share with people that should be shared about you but they will remain in my ❤️ forever.
I will always love you Lee and hope to see you when I am next. Jody

Lisa Smith (Mayo)

November 13, 2019

Uncle Bubba, you were such a great guy and will be dearly missed. You are now reunited you your son Michael and Memere and Pepere. Rest easy Bubba ❤️

Penelope Cyr-Lorenson

November 13, 2019

I am so very sorry to hear of Bubba''s (Lee's) passing. He was a great cousin and always like a brother to me. And with a heavy heart , I say goodbye. 💔
He will forever have a special place in my heart! ❤

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY