Peter Mayo

Peter D. Mayo

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Bucksport- Peter D. Mayo, 71, passed away unexpectedly at his home on August 27, 2019. Peter was born in Castine the son of Annie Louise (Pellum) and Walter Mayo.

In 1966 Peter graduated from Bucksport High School. After high school Peter enlisted in the Air Force and served from 1967-1971 during the Vietnam era. He was a retired member of Local Union 1253 IBEW.

Peter enjoyed mackerel fishing with his "best bud" father-in-law Fred Atwood, brother-in-law Jay Philpott, and good friend Walter Browning. Peter also had a passion for his vegetable garden and sharing his harvest with family and friends. He enjoyed working on his property and keeping it well kept and enjoyed working in his wood shop.

Peter is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Gloria (Atwood) Mayo, daughter Carrie Buechler and husband Stephen of Westland, Michigan, son Brian Mayo and wife Megan of Chaska, Minnesota, three grandchildren, Madalynn, Keanen and Kira Mayo, whom he adored, Stepmother Luverne Mayo of Ft. Myers Florida, two sisters Bonnie Ross and Roxanne Kopke both of Ellsworth. Father-in-law Fred Atwood and wife Betsy, sister-in-law June Philpott and husband Jay, brothers-in-law Allen Atwood and wife Kathy, and Mark Atwood and wife Kiki, along with several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.

At Peter’s request there will be no services. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremations Services Bucksport. (
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Jeff Jacobs

Posted at 06:00pm
Sorry to lose a valued member of the BHS class of 66. Peter impressed us with a positive outlook and a perpetual smile. I was pleased to visit with him only days ago at another of our class functions, which he never missed.

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