Wesley L. Marple, obituary

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:45am

MONTVILLE — Wesley L. Marple, 91 years, of Montville, ME, passed away Monday October 7, 2019, at Waldo County General Hospital.

He was born May 9, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of the late Eldon and the late Edna (Luce) Marple and the late step-mother Mary C. (Conklin) Marple.

Wesley graduated from University of Maine at Orono. He served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a self employed in construction and forestry in Maine, South Carolina, North Carolina, Indiana, and Washington State as well as being mapper for the government geological survey.

Wesley was a member for over 50 years of both the Mason's and the Eastern Star.  

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Marple, whom he married June 12, 1988; his children, Brice A. Marple of Liberty, James W. Marple and wife Linda of Liberty, Thomas E. Marple and wife Dorothy of Vernon, CT; step-children, George W. Pierce and partner Deb of Massachusetts, and Tiffany S. McIntire and husband Matthew of Montville; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Laura "Nan" Westerfield of California, Ellen Bilbrey of Arizona, and Andrea Wittwer of Wisconsin; and brother, James H. Marple of California.  

A graveside service will be held October 16, at 2 p.m., at Maine Veterans Cemetery, 136 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, ME. 

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home Belfast, ME.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.ripostafh.com