OBITUARY

H. "Steve" Stephen Jewell

January 2, 1949February 25, 2019
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H. Stephen Jewell, 70, of Skowhegan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday February 25, 2019 in Skowhegan, Maine. He was born January 2, 1949 in Waterville, Maine, the son of Charles D. and Phyllis E. (Dixon) Jewell. Steve graduated from Glen Cove Christian Academy in Glen Cove, Maine, he then attended Houghton College in New York for 2 years. On June 23, 1979 he married the love of his life Julie Gillespie in Winthrop, Maine at a family home, she passed away in 2017. Steve and Julie were co-owners of A+ Healthcare out of Fairfield for 10 years and for the last 20 years, he and Julie have co-owned the Athens Corner Store. He was a member of the Skowhegan/Madison Elks Lodge. He enjoyed fly fishing, playing cribbage, poker and taking trips to Las Vegas. Steve enjoyed socializing and staying busy at work at the Athens Corner Store and he especially loved his grandchildren. Steve always told his children, you can be anything you want to be as long as you are a Republican. Steve was a Republican and liked telling people he was. He leaves his beloved children, Stephen Jewell and his wife Christie of Skowhegan, Christopher Clark and his wife Lori of Winthrop, Katie Anton and her companion Jesse Corson of Athens, Stephanie Miller and her husband Christopher of Hartland; his five sisters, Sue Coon and her husband Skip of Wyoming, NY, Deborah Heaward and her husband Larry of Deland, FL, Martha Lohnes and her husband John of Waldoboro, Rebekah Cruz of Denver, NY, Ruth Lydecker and her husband Matthew of Sarasota, FL, 15 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and father; his daughter Susan “Suzi” Nelson, his brother Daniel Jewell and his grandson Andrew Clark. A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be celebrated on Saturday March 2, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the Skowhegan/Madison Elks Lodge, Silver St., Skowhegan, Maine. Burial will be held in the spring at the Fairview Cemetery in Canaan, Maine. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine. Donations may be made in Steve’s memory to the Athens Recreation Department, PO Box 150, Athens, Maine 04912.

  • FAMILY

  • He leaves his beloved children, Stephen Jewell and his wife Christie of Skowhegan, Christopher Clark and his wife Lori of Winthrop, Katie Anton and her companion Jesse Corson of Athens, Stephanie Miller and her husband Christopher of Hartland; his five sisters, Sue Coon and her husband Skip of Wyoming, NY, Deborah Heaward and her husband Larry of Deland, FL, Martha Lohnes and her husband John of Waldoboro, Rebekah Cruz of Denver, NY, Ruth Lydecker and her husband Matthew of Sarasota, FL, 15 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    He was predeceased by his mother and father; his daughter Susan “Suzi” Nelson, his brother Daniel Jewell and his grandson Andrew Clark.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

H. "Steve" Stephen Jewell

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Sue Molley

February 27, 2019

Steph, Katie and family;
Our sincere condolences. He was such a hard worker, great husband, great father and friend. You never heard him complain no matter what life handed him. The hardest part of having such tremendous people in your life is the pain of the loss. Call if I can do anything for you girls.
Love
Sue Molley

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Biography

H. Stephen Jewell, 70, of Skowhegan, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday February 25, 2019 in Skowhegan, Maine.
He was born January 2, 1949 in Waterville, Maine, the son of Charles D. and Phyllis E. (Dixon) Jewell.
Steve graduated from Glen Cove Christian Academy in Glen Cove, Maine, he then attended Houghton College in New York for 2 years.
On June 23, 1979 he married the love of his life Julie Gillespie in Winthrop, Maine at a family home, she passed away in 2017.
Steve and Julie were co-owners of A+ Healthcare out of Fairfield for 10 years and for the last 20 years, he and Julie have co-owned the Athens Corner Store.
He was a member of the Skowhegan/Madison Elks Lodge. He enjoyed fly fishing, playing cribbage, poker and taking trips to Las Vegas. Steve enjoyed socializing and staying busy at work at the Athens Corner Store and he especially loved his grandchildren.
Steve always told his children, you can be anything you want to be as long as you are a Republican. Steve was a Republican and liked telling people he was.
He leaves his beloved children, Stephen Jewell and his wife Christie of Skowhegan, Christopher Clark and his wife Lori of Winthrop, Katie Anton and her companion Jesse Corson of Athens, Stephanie Miller and her husband Christopher of Hartland; his five sisters, Sue Coon and her husband Skip of Wyoming, NY, Deborah Heaward and her husband Larry of Deland, FL, Martha Lohnes and her husband John of Waldoboro, Rebekah Cruz of Denver, NY, Ruth Lydecker and her husband Matthew of Sarasota, FL, 15 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother and father; his daughter Susan “Suzi” Nelson, his brother Daniel Jewell and his grandson Andrew Clark.
A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be celebrated on Saturday March 2, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the Skowhegan/Madison Elks Lodge, Silver St., Skowhegan, Maine. Burial will be held in the spring at the Fairview Cemetery in Canaan, Maine.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine.
Donations may be made in Steve’s memory to the Athens Recreation Department, PO Box 150, Athens, Maine 04912.