|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2002|
Lester A. Hashey, 77, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002. He was a born in Bangor on Feb. 23, 1925, a son of Nicolas and Mary Thibeault Hashey of Orono.
In World War II, Mr. Hashey proudly served with E Co. 2/506PIR, 101st Airborne Division and remained in the Army for 20 years, retiring a First Sergeant in 1963.
Les was portrayed as a veteran of foreign wars in the 101st Airborne Division 506, Company E, in the book 'Band of Brothers' written by Steven Ambrose. This was also a television mini-series movie in 2002 with the same title, which won six Emmy's. Mr. Hashey was a local celebrity among news media and schools. He made guest appearances at schools and was featured on many television programs.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Tony Cannon
Record added: Apr 07, 2005
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