BUXTON- Peter William Buzzell Sr., age 76, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 11, 2019 at his home.
He was born in Guilford, Maine on Dec. 14, 1942, a son of the late William and Henrietta (Shaw) Buzzell.
Peter worked as a truck driver for most of his work years. He was employed by Carolina Freight, Blue Line Express, and Pine State Byproducts. He also owned and operated SMB Trucking and was a heavy truck mechanic on the side.
He will always be remembered for his love of racing, riding his Slingshot, working to provide for his family, and helping those in need.
He is predeceased by a great grandson- Cody Buzzell.
Peter is survived by his beloved wife- Sharon (Thompson) Buzzell; children- Harry Buzzell and his wife Dorothy of Waterboro, Peter Buzzell Jr., and his wife Wendy of Hollis, and Lori Buzzell-Black of Buxton; siblings- Clarence Buzzell of FL and Leona Richards of Milo; grandchildren- Jessica, Jeffrey, Nathan, Travis, Sara, Brittany, and Krysta; great grandchildren- Ben, Kelsey, Casey, and Delaney; and Maydean Kimball and many other nieces and nephews.
Visiting Hours will be held Tuesday Sept. 17 from 6 – 8 PM at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service Chapel, 498 Long Plains Road (Rt. 22) in Buxton. Online condolence messages can be submitted at the funeral home website, www.mainefuneral.com Burial will be at a later date at Highland Cemetery in Groveville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Maine Parkinson’s Society, 146 Parkway South, Suite 210, Brewer, Maine 04412.