Derek M. Cressey, 37, Windham
Derek M. Cressey passed away while skiing in Breckenridge, CO on March 8, 2018.
He was born in Portland on September 20, 1980. Derek grew up in Windham and
was a 2000 graduate from Windham High School. He was most recently employed
by Titan Mechanical and W.H. Demons before starting his own business - DC
Plumbing and Heating in 2013. He enjoyed boating, skiing, riding his Harley, and
also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved surrounding himself with family and
friends. Strangers he met quickly became his friends. Derek had a great sense of
humor and he knew how to bring the best out in people.
He is predeceased by his father, Dean Cressey
Derek is survived by his loving wife, Erica (Christiansen) Cressey and their two sons,
Brecken and Kellan. He is also survived by his mother Joleen (Merrill) Guidi and his
stepfather Larry of Windham; his sister Kendalee Cressey and her daughters Ella and
Addison Farris of Falmouth; sister-in-law, Rebecca Costa and her husband Jimmy and
their children Lydia and Jack of Durham; and in-laws, Bruce and Debra Christiansen
of Windham. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visiting hours will be held at A. T. Hutchins Funeral Home in Portland on Friday,
March 16th from 3 - 7 pm. A reception will be held at Rustler’s Steakhouse in
Windham on Sunday, March 18th from 12-4 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a scholarship fund for:
Brecken and Kellan Cressey
In care of Evergreen Credit Union
785 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, ME 04062