South Paris, ME – Stanley L. Brickel, 72, of South Paris passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014, at the Market Square Health Care Center.
Stanley was born in Boston, MA on December 31, 1941 a son of the late John “Jack” & Clara (Prell) Brickel. He graduated from Edward Little High School in 1960 and then attended MCI before serving his country in the US Air Force.
He worked in the family business, the Lewiston News, with his Father and Brother. Stanley went on to own his own newspaper and magazine company and managed the Light House Store in Auburn.
Always with a generous heart, he raised funds for numerous organizations and he was the Past Adjutant of the American Legion, local 31.
Stanley enjoyed many hobbies, including fishing, poker, model trains and railroad history. He loved to travel throughout the US as well as Germany, Australia and other countries and was a big Red Sox and Patriot fan. Most of all, he loved time spent with grandchildren.
Stanley is survived by his two sons, John Brickel and his wife Melissa of Osprey, FL and Joseph “Joey” Brickel and his life partner Jennifer Young of Buckfield, Me. He also leaves his four grandchildren Samuel, Jamie, Preston and Camyrn as well as his brother Robert Brickel and his wife Faye of Lewiston, ME.
The family wishes to thank the Market Square nursing staff, Mariann Harlow and Beacon Hospice.
A special thanks to his dear friend, Lee Koss, for always being there for him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service will be held at Hosanna New Testament Church, 109 Schoolhouse Road, Oxford, Maine on Saturday October 4, 2014 at 2p.m.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Stanley’s guestbook and to leave condolences and memories with the family.