Russell “Russ” Allen Maine, 90, of Clermont, Fl. and formerly a long-time resident of Spofford, NH. passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Clermont Health Center, Clermont, FL. Russ was born in Sharon, PA. on August 15, 1928 the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Maine.
Russ served in the U.S. Army During the Korean war as a Radio Operator and was honorably discharged at the rank of PFC / E-2.
Russ retired from the Carl Thomas Drilling and Blasting Company in Spofford, NH. Russ and Joanne then moved to Florida where they settled in Clermont.
He was a life time member of many organization which included; Masonic Lodge and served as a Shriner for the Scottish Rite in Brattleboro, VT. the American Legion in Chesterfield, NH. and was an active member in later years for the VFW in Brattleboro, VT.
Russ is survived by his sons; John Maine and his wife, Cathy of LaPlata, MD. Timothy Fosburgh of Brattleboro, VT. and Bruce Fosburgh and Renee of Clermont, FL. A daughter, Kathie Weigirt and her Husband Richard of Coventry, RI. Sisters; June Beijhley of Sharon, PA. and Patricia Morra of Tampa, FL. In addition, he is survived by his 11 Grandchildren and his many Great Grandchildren whom he adored. Russ was preceded in death by his loving wife, Joanne Maine. Daughters; Janet Densmore and Tammy Fosburgh. A son, James “Jim” Fosburgh. A Sister, Virginia Getsie. Brothers; Gerald and Buddy Maine. Russ will be sorely missed by his loving family and many dear friends.
In keeping with Russell’s wishes there are no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, June17, 2019 at 10am. in the funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the family lot with military honors at Spofford Village Cemetery, High St. Spofford, NH. 03462. In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to go in memory of Russell A. Maine to: Shriners Hospitals for Children, P.O. Box 1525 Ranson, W.V. 25438. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com