Alfred E. Loadwick

MERCER – Alfred E. Loadwick, 72, of Mercer, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at Eastern Maine Medical after a brief illness, with his wife Doris A. Loadwick at his side.

Al was born on Feb. 9, 1949, the son of Marion (Desourdy) and Alfred Loadwick in Holyoke, Mass. Al was educated at Morse School in Cambridge Mass. In 1962 the family moved to Pike, NH where he continued his education at Haverhill Academy in Haverhill, NH. During his early adult years he worked at various jobs, farming, shoe making, and making furniture. In 1978 he enlisted in the Air Force working in personnel for 19 years having been awarded the rank of Staff Sergeant. He received many medals of accommodations, retiring in 1994.

After retiring from the military, Al began a business known as Big Al’s Collectibles. Everyone who knew him knew him as the ”Lego Man”. He was an outdoor sportsman, loved gardening, and going to yard sales.

Al is survived by his wife of 25 years; his son Alfred R. (Bobby) Loadwick, his wife Denise and their children Nathaniel, Christopher, and Mackenzie of Pennsylvania; son Joseph (Joey) Loadwick of New Jersey; brothers Charles “Chick” of Skowhegan, Richard “Rick” and wife Annie of Mercer, Tina Boudreau of Anson, Debbie Savage of Pennsylvania; many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will take place at Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 29 followed by a traditional Mass of Christian Burial at the funeral home. Burial will be on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Mount Vernon Rd. Augusta with full military honors. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smart and Edward Funeral Home, http://www.SmartandEdwardsFH.com

In lieu of flowers please make donations to:

St. Joseph’s Building Fund

Daughters of Mary

P.O. Box 205

Round Top, NY 12473 or:

Immaculate Heart Seminary

P.O. Box 56

Round Top, NY 12473

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