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Robert Wayne Worcester

July 31, 1948 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

Robert Wayne Worcester (Bob) passed away peacefully & unexpectedly at home on September 21, 2020.

He was born on July 31, 1948 to Asa T. Worcester & Althea M. (Gordius) Worcester in Portland.

He married Vicki A. (Calendine) Worcester on April 11, 1970 in Portland.

Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years, Vicki, and their children Christine Lynn (of Sanford) and Bobby and his wife Christine Marie (of Westbrook), as well as six grandchildren: Nathan, Brandon, Justin, Dylan, Tyler & Madeleine and one great grandson Logan. Additionally, Bob is survived by a brother, Roy, of Portland and fondly remembered by many nieces & nephews. Also left behind is Bob's faithful and beloved four-legged best friend, Truman.

Memories that Bob's grandchildren will carry with them include his favorite greeting to them as “Dude!!”, whether it was a hello or a goodbye.

He is predeceased by his parents, Asa & Althea Worcester and his brother Asa Jr.

Bob attended Portland Schools, graduating from Deering High School in 1967. 

He worked for the City of Portland for 32 years before retiring in 1999 at the age of 51.

Bob was a lifetime member & deacon of the Stevens Avenue Congregational Church in Portland and will be dearly missed by his church family.

He was an avid model railroader. His favorite railroad was Erie Lackawanna. He worked with manufacturers to make realistic model trains from pictures of actual engines for use in model railroads.

He loved to spend time in the great outdoors, snowmobiling and 4-wheeling with his wife Vicki, as well as with a great group of friends.

Bob was mastering technology in recent years, using Google and Alexa for the answers to his many questions. He also found Train Tuesdays on YouTube to chase trains in his living room.

Bob really enjoyed sports, both local and professional. He rooted for the Raiders and the New York Mets in particular. He attended many Portland Sea Dogs and Portland Pirate games over the years.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to Covid Restrictions.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.

https://www.diabetes.org/donate

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