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William Yankowsky Jr.
March 19, 2023


STANDISH- William J. Yankowsky Jr., age 87, passed away on Sunday March 19, 2023, at his home with family at his side.

He was born in Portland on Jan. 31, 1936, son of the late William and Helen (Murray) Yankowsky.

He graduated from Standish High School in 1955 and was known as an outstanding basketball player.

He served in the Merchant Marines for two years and was employed for thirty-four years at the S.D. Warren Paper Company.

William will be remembered for his love of fishing.

He is survived by his wife Roberta (Brown) Yankowsky of 65 years; son- Alan Yankowsky; daughters- Wendy Yankowsky, Sandy Pease, and Janet Irvine; twelve grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

He will be fishing in Heaven forever!

A celebration of William’s life will be held on June 17, 2023, at 715 River Road, Standish from 1 – 4 PM.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service website,

Arrangements have been entrusted to Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service, Buxton,

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Chad E. Poitras Cremation & Funeral Service
498 Long Plains Road
Buxton, ME 04093