Wayne MacArthur

September 5, 1938April 24, 2013

Waterville – Wayne P. MacArthur, 74, born September 5, 1938 in Waterville to Paul B and Marie A. (Huard) MacArthur and graduated from Waterville High School.

Wayne was formerly employed as a police officer for the city of Waterville from 1964 – 1971, a reserve police officer for the town of Fairfield from 1971 – 1979 and became employed by Federal Trust Company in Waterville in 1971 as a security guard, then a purchasing agent. When Federal Trust Co. merged with Merrill Bank, he became a collector and later a collections official and when Merrill Bank merged with Fleet Bank he was transferred to Bangor to manage a team of collectors and later became a repossession field specialist retiring from Fleet Bank in 1994. He then joined Omni Capital as a district manager and in March 1998 he joined border trust as a collections officer.

Wayne was an avid fisherman and loved to ATV while spending time at his camp on Moosehead Lake. He was known as a dog breeder and handler for over 18 years. He was the owner and breeder of several Samoyed Champions and most proud of his female Bonnie, who was top winning dog in the country in 1978. He was the president of the Central Maine Kennel Club as well as the Federation of Maine Dog Clubs and judged many shows.

Wayne was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Waterville, Cub Scout Webelo Leader. He coached Fairfield PAL baseball and basketball and was the past president of the Lawerence High School Band Boosters.

Wayne is survived by his wife Patrice of Waterville, three sons; Brent and wife Noreen of Sanford, Barry and wife Joann of Charlton, MA, and Derek and wife Rachel of Waterville. Two daughters Tina of Waterville and Laurel of Waterville as well as 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Wayne was predeceased by his father Paul, mother Marie, and a sister Bonnie.

Visitation will be held on Saturday April, 27 from 5 to 7pm at the Veilleux Funeral Home. A funeral will be held on Sunday April 28 at 12 noon followed by committal at Maple Grove Cemetery in Albion. Services are under the care and direction of the Veilleux Funeral Home 8 Elm St. Waterville, ME 04901 207-872-7676


  • Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 28, 2013

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May 11, 2013

Partice and family, Our sincere sympathies and condolences for the loss of Wayne. He fought a brave and courageous battle and now may he rest in peace. We were blessed to know both of you and have missed you dearly in the Moosehead Lake area.
Ray and Karen LeClair and the entire crew from Rod-N-Reel Cafe.

Jon & Jennie Gray

May 1, 2013

Patrice and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Wayne was a great person with a big heart. He will be missed. We enjoyed his visits talking about the wheelers and side by sides! We will always remember him in the July 4th Parade with his red white and blue hat and his big smile. Jon and Jennie Gray & everyone hear at Moosehead Motorsports

Don Reny

April 29, 2013

Sending my condolences.

April 28, 2013

Patrice, Our hearts and thoughts are with you. We loved him dearly and will always carry the great memories with us.
Hugs- Debbie & Derwood

Kathy West

April 27, 2013

Laurel & Derek, and families my deepest condolences. I am saddened to hear of your Dad's(Opa)passing.

Brittany Cote

April 26, 2013

Every time I watch a NASCAR race I'll be thinking of Wayne and wishing he was here. So glad I got to know him and help care for him. He was a wonderful, caring man and he will be missed.

April 26, 2013

Patrice, how good it was to see you and Wayne last Fall at the Federal Trust reunion. I hope Wayne and Dick are having a good "gab-fest"...they both loved to talk. My thoughts are with you as you begin this journey. Marge

Brice Harris

April 26, 2013

Brent, Barry, and Tina, I am so sorry to learn of the loss of your father. I femember him well from his days in law enforcement over in Fairfield and with Federal Trust in security. Please know that my thoughts are with you all today and the days to come..Brice Harris, WHS, Class of 1980

April 26, 2013

Brent & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. I have so many fond memories of working with Wayne. He was a wonderful man.
Nancy & Frank Pace Eliot

Nancy Daniels

April 26, 2013

to the family of Wayne: I am so sorry for your lose. I knew Wayne for a long time. My husband was a cop with Wayne. We enjoyed many pool parties @ my house.