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 James Paul Mains, Sr

James Paul Mains, Sr

Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Death 29 Jul 2006 (aged 67)
Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot Lot-142E
Memorial ID 100002559 · View Source
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James P. Mains Sr., 67

WESTBROOK -- James P. Mains Sr., 67, of Seavey Street, died Saturday at his home following a brief illness.

He was born in Gorham, on Jan. 10, 1939, a son of Raymond and Elsie Martin Mains.

James served in the United States Army enlisting at the age of 15. His work history included Sebago Moc, A.R. Wright, Westbrook Public Works, S.D. Warren and for the past ten years he worked for the Windham Primary School as a custodian. It was from this last job that he retired.

James hobbies included woodworking for which his mitten wracks were famous. He also was a fan of NASCAR and Mark Martin. James loved his Ford pickup truck, and was noted for his enjoyment of Christmas music all year long as well as country western.

He was married for 39 years to Rosemary Douglass who survives him. Other survivors include his Daughter, Kelly G. Shaw and her husband Vinnie of Gorham; a son, Jimmy Jr. of Westbrook and his companion Courtney Kreider of Topsham; a granddaughter, Audrey Rose Shaw; a brother, Edward R. Mains of Buxton; sisters, Edith Perkins of Raymond; Lillian Plummer of Windham; and Mary Vieno of Buxton; and his special friend, Kylie the family dog. A daughter, Raynette plus several brothers and sisters predeceased him.

A period of visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2006, from 4-7 p.m., at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham. A service will be held at the funeral chapel on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to:
The Windham Primary School
Windham Center Road
Windham, Maine 04062

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on July 30, 2006






  • Created by: Bob McLellan
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100002559
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Paul Mains, Sr (10 Jan 1939–29 Jul 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100002559, citing Hillside Cemetery, Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bob McLellan (contributor 47824019) .