John E. Prescott, obituary

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:15pm

WALDOBORO — John E. Prescott, 63, of Waldoboro, passed away unexpectedly on July 8, 2019 at his home.

John was born on December 19, 1955 in Rockland, Maine to Charles A. Prescott and Mae A. (Grover) Prescott. John grew up in Thomaston and graduated from Georges Valley High School, Class of 1974.

John held many jobs over the years including meat cutter in Rockland for many years at Sampson’s and IGA, he enjoyed his work as a propane truck driver for Maritime Energy, he raised and sold golden retrievers, and was an animal control officer for the Town of Waldoboro. He spent summers at Range Campground in Poland for many years. He was an up-front, honest man, who had a soft heart for children.

John was a member of the Lincoln County Fish & Game Club in Waldoboro. He enjoyed cooking, riding his motorcycle, and making homemade candies during the holidays.

John was predeceased by his son, Daniel Prescott; his parents, Charles and Mae Prescott; brother, David Allen Prescott; niece, Natalie Jean Morin; sister-in-law, Shelley Coley Williamson; and sister-in-law, Pamela Coley Daniello.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, JoAnn Coley Prescott of Waldoboro; sisters, Donna (Larry) Morin of Auburn and Janet (Arthur) Ross of Inverness, Fl; brother, Robert (Marlena) Prescott of Union, sister-in-law, Wendy Gordon of Augusta; brother-in-law, Shay Williamson of Lewiston; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 11, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a time of sharing at 6:30 p.m., at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main Street, in Waldoboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s name to the Pen Bay Oncology Assistance Fund, 22 White Street, Rockland, ME 04841.

Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements. To extend condolences, visit