Russel V. Worcester ’55 died on May 4, 2018, in Dixfield, Maine.
It is with great sadness that the family of Russell V. Worcester of Dixfield, announces his passing on May 4, 2018, after a long illness at the age of eighty-five years. Russell will be lovingly remembered by his wife of nearly fifty-nine years, Carrie, and his children Lisa, Todd (Tammy), and Andrew (Kristina), and also by his eight grandchildren, Erica, Trevor, Evan, Kim, Kelly, Holly, Drew, and Noah.
Russell grew up as an only child of Cora and Embert Worcester in Phillips, Maine. His stepmother, stepsister and her husband, and his three nieces Sandra, Pam, and Robin added more joy to his life. He also enjoyed the times spent with his many cousins and other relatives. In his early years, Russell learned to fly small planes. Following high school, Russell attended both Bowdoin College and MIT. He served our country in the army during the Korean War, on the missile ranges in White Sands, New Mexico.
Russell wore many hats including hunter, fisherman, gardener, carpenter, and scoutmaster. His life was marked by a love of lifelong learning, nature, animals, and especially family. His camp in Rangeley was a favorite place to spend time with loved ones. He worked at the Rumford Paper mill most of his adult life, retiring in 1991 and will be fondly remembered by numerous co-workers and friends