Gerald Upton
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Obituary for Gerald W. Upton

Gerald W.  Upton
M/Sgt Gerald W. Upton Retired, son of George and Lillian Upton, passed away peacefully at his home on December 16, 2012. He was born on March 14, 1918 in Bangor, Maine. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1966 after having served 26 years. He served in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II (1943-1945) and served two tours of duty (1950-1953) in the Korean War. He was predeceased by his wife Gertrude A. (Cowan) Upton and son Gerald Jr. He is survived by three sons; Robert and wife Linda, Timothy and wife Boo, two granddaughters Rose, Sarah and husband Del. Son Thomas and wife Valerie, former wife Susan and two grandsons Justin and Brandon and great grandson Bryant. A grandson Basil Upton, his wife Melissa, and two great grandchildren Katie, Brent and wife Katie and great-great granddaughter Arianne. There will be no local service at this time by Gerald’s request. Burial will be in the Spring at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in August Maine, with full Military honors. Arrangements are under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services 28 Elm Street Bucksport Maine. (

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