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Stephen Michael Frend (1948-2013)

HALLOWELL - Stephen Michael Frend, 65, of Hallowell passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, with his loving family by his side after a long, courageous battle with heart disease.

Stephen Michael Frend

Stephen Michael Frend

Steve was born in Phillips  on Aug. 30, 1948, to James R. Frend and Madeline S. Frend. He graduated from Phillips High School and attended Husson University. Steve was married to the love of his life Debbie for the past 16 years.

He was a good person and he cared about people. Those who knew him liked him. He dearly loved his wife Debbie, his girls Stephanie, Kristin "Katie," Dorothy "Meg," Lacie and Betsy, and his dogs Buddy and Zippy. He and his lifelong best friend Alden Smith spent many hours enjoying the woods of Maine.

Steve loved life.

Steve spent his life in the automobile business. He knew and loved the car business. Over the years, he received numerous awards and recognitions as a result of his knowledge and success. He excelled in every role he took. He had a strong work ethic.

Steve is survived by his wife Debbie; his daughters Stephanie Curless; Kristin Ure-Frend and her partner Dane Groves; Dorothy Frend; Lacie Clark and her husband Robert; Betsy Curtis and her husband Nicholas. He loved and doted on his grandchildren: Greta and Eliott Ure; Ashton Glockler; Ayden and Cooper Clark; and Hunter; Stella and Jackson Curtis. He had a special place in his heart for his son-in-law Kevin Ure and is also survived by his older brother Peter Frend of Farmington.

Services will be held at the First Baptist Church on 4 Franklin Street in Hallowell on Saturday, Nov. 2 at noon. Visiting hours will be from 11 a.m. to the time of service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association  6 E Merrill Rd, Lewiston, ME 04240

Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave, Gardiner.

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6 Responses »

  1. Tim and I loved Steve and will miss him dearly.

    Deepest Sympathy to all the family-

    Tim & Kasey DiBenedetti

  2. Steve wll be missed by all of us.

  3. Rest in peace my friend

  4. Condolences go out to all of Steves family and friends.

  5. Welcome him to Heaven Lord. Steve was my nephew.Son of my sister, Madeline

  6. I have fond memories of Steve. Prayers to all for your loss.