Eighth Generation


319. Willie Maurice Fifield was born on 20 December 1919 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He served in the military in 1943 in World War II, U. S. Army. He died on 13 April 2009 at the age of 89 at Island Nursing Home in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. STONINGTON - Willie M. Fifield, 89, died April 13, 2009, at a Deer Isle health care facility. He was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Stonington, the son of Maurice and Vesta (Robbins) Fifield. Willie graduated from Stonington High School, and went to work at Webb Brothers grocery store. He loved playing guitar with friends at local dances. Willie served four years in the U.S. Army during World War II, mostly in the Pacific Theater, and reached the rank of technical sergeant. Before going overseas, he married Annie Douglas of Little Deer Isle. After the war, Willie took over Fifield Lobster Co. from his uncle, Allen Fifield, and ran it for more than 45 years. Willie was a member of Marine Lodge No. 122 AF & AM and an honorary life member of Rodney Stinson American Legion Post No. 102. In addition to his devoted wife of 65 years, Annie, he is survived by two sons, Wallace of Stonington and Royce and his wife, Karol, of Stonington; six grandchildren, Travis of Springfield, Mass., Misty and her partner, Rob, of Stonington, Christina and Cory of Deer Isle, Dustin and his wife, Jill, of Deer Isle, Kelley of Warren, R.I., and TJ Lane of Howland; four great-grandchildren, Tanner, Landon, Maddocks and MacKensie; a sister, Stella Billings of Stonington; a sister-in-law, Mary Hagen of Quincy, Mass.; and nephews, Harlan Billings of Stonington, Julian Douglass and Sonya of Deer Isle, Gary Douglass and Joanne of Deer Isle, and Nevin Hagen and Joyce of Weymouth, Mass. He was predeceased by his parents; and a niece, Larna Wellman. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16. A funeral service will be celebrated 1 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 9 Thurlow's Hill, Stonington. Interment with military honors will be at Mount Rest Cemetery, Stonington. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle. Willie was buried on 17 April 2009 in Mount Rest cemetery, Burnt Cove, Stonington. He was educated in Stonington High School.

Willie Maurice Fifield and Annie Bernice Douglas were married about 1944. Annie Bernice Douglas was born in Little Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Willie Maurice Fifield-63180 and Annie Bernice Douglas-91163 had the following children:

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Wallace W. Fifield-91164.

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Royce Kent Fifield-91165.