RUMFORD – Mr. Peter M. Vance, 62, died Wednesday February 5, 2014 at the Rumford Hospital. He was a resident of Davis Street in Rumford. Born in Portland, Maine on July 10, 1951 he was a son of Milton and Anita (Paquette) Vance Sr. He was a graduate of Rumford High School class of 1970. He worked for Boise Cascade Paper Mill in Rumford as a Store Room Clerk and was also on the HAZMAT Team and was also a volunteer fireman for the Rumford Fire Dept for many years. He enjoyed camping and watching the Red Sox. Peter was married in Dixfield, Maine on November 18, 1972 to Alice M. Farrington who survives of Rumford. Other survivors include his two sons, Peter, Jr. and his wife Sandra of Norway and David and his companion Nona of Peru; three grandchildren Devon and Kaylie Vance of Norway and Ashley Vance of Peru; brothers Robert Vance Sr. and his wife Sue of, Milton Vance, Jr., Gerald Vance and Lee Vance and his wife Ellen all of CT; three sisters Donna Worcester and her husband Steve and Janet Bradley and her husband Herbie of FL, Priscilla Ruff and her husband Roger of Harpswell, ME and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents. Friends and relatives are invited to sign the online guestbook and share memories with the family at www.meaderandson.com.
VANCE – Mr. Peter M. Vance, 62, died in Rumford, ME on February 5, 2014. Funeral services will be held 2 PM Saturday February 15, 2014 at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME 3 Franklin St Rumford, ME with Pastor Carol Stevens officiating. Friends are invited to call at the funeral after 12 noon on Saturday prior to the funeral. Visitation 12 Noon on Saturday by the Rumford Fire Dept. Interment in the spring will be in St John Cemetery, Rumford, ME. Those who desire may contribute to the Arbor House c/o Central Maine Medical Center 300 Main Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240 in his memory.