Donald L. Bessey

WINSLOW – Donald L. Bessey, 71, took his last breath the morning of Jan. 11, 2022 at his home in Winslow. He was born Feb. 24, 1950 in Waterville, the son of Merton Bessey Sr and Irene Jenness.Donald was employed for many years as the manager for Pullen’s Paint and Body Shop and as an adjustor for Allstate Insurance. He also was a volunteer fire fighter for Oakland in his earlier years.Before his decline in health, Donald loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his wife at their camp in Bingham. Lots of great memories were made with family and friends. His family meant the world to him and we will miss him greatly.He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean; daughter, Tabatha (Tim), son, Travis (Becky); stepchildren, Linda (Frank) and Steve; sisters, Barbara, Norma and Susan (Rick); grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin, Joshua, Brandon, Andrew, Vaughn, Carroll and Steven; sister-in-law, Ellen Bessey, brothers-in-law, Dennis Bolduc, Dickie Fortin, Steve (Helen) Gleason, Danny (Lisa) Gleason.Donald was predeceased by his parents; brothers Merton Bessey Jr and James Bessey; his niece Barbara Ann St.Pierre.There will not be a service at this time and the family is planning a celebration of life this summer.Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan ME 04976. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may makedonations in Donald’s memory to the:Humane SocietyWaterville Area100 Webb Rd.Waterville ME 04901

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