from the Sun Journal, Lewistown, ME Westport-Daniel G. Burnell, 79, of Burnell Rd, passed away at his residence on Monday, January 5, with his wife by his side.
He was born in Rumford on April 1, 1924 the son of Ivory and Rena (wiggin) Burnell.
Dan proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII, serving in the South Pacific.
He later worked for several years for the Boston & Maine Railroad in Massachusetts and for Cooper Industries in Brunswick.
Dan was predeceased by brothers Paul and Everett Burnell.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years Evelyn Burnell of Westport, Step son Bruce Beauchesne of Massachusetts, Step daughter Joyce Gray of New Hampshire, Brother Al Burnell of New Hampshire, sister Elsie Hamilton of Massachusetts, Ada Moore of Topsham, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Per the families request there will not be any calling hours. A memorial service will be held at a later date.