James Lester, age 59, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2014 with his family at his side after a long illness at a Bangor Health Care Facility.
Jim was raised and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett, MA. He enjoyed golf, fishing with special friends and family events. Jim was an owner operator truck driver for twelve years prior to moving to Maine to pursue his dream of commercial lobster fishing.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bethann (Roderick) Lester, his daughter Sarah Lester of Gouldsboro, ME, his son Mathew Lester of Prospect Harbor, ME, his grandson Jett Joy of Gouldsboro, ME, sister Louise Bennett of Sarasota, FL and brother Carlton J. Cathcart of Norwood, MA and his beloved companion, Susie. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents George and Gladys M. (German) Cathcart of Mattapoisett, MA and Clement James Lester of South Dartmouth, MA
A memorial service was held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Ellsworth, with Pastor Bob Maddocks officiating. Spring interment will be held at Corea Cemetery date and time will be announced later. Arrangements by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes, Ellsworth.