Thomas “Tom” G. Minchin

Pittston-Thomas Giles Minchin, 66, of the Webb Rd. lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at his home on Monday, November 26, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 18, 1946 in Gardiner to Giles Minchin and Evelyn Webb.

When Tom was younger he was ranked one of the best outboard racers in the State. He will always be remembered for his never ending smile. Tom enjoyed going to several NASCAR races with the boys. He also loved camping in the North woods and racing his #3 car at Wiscasset Speedway. His church families were an important part of his life.

Tom was employed at the Gardiner Water District for 40 years.

Tom was predeceased by his father Giles and step mother Mignonne, mother Evelyn Webb, son Thomas Giles Minchin Jr.

He was survived by his wife Nancy of 36 years, son Jeffrey and wife Jill, daughter Kimberly Willard and husband Steve, step sons Donald Swift and wife Debbie, Lee Swift and wife Michele, Daniel Swift, and James Swift, grandchildren Jonathan and Samantha Willard, Jeffrey and Jennah Minchin and Ashely Powell, Shaina and Jake Swift, Rachel Swift, Tomi Marie Minchin, and one great grandson Hunter Peaslee. Other survivors include his step dad Donald G. Webb and wife Jean, sister Margo Willette and husband Darrell, brothers Stephen Minchin and wife Donna, Donald E. Webb and wife Catherine, Ronald Webb and wife Marie, Jonathan Webb and wife Judy as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends.

A celebration of life will be held at the Grace Community Chapel Route 126, 187 Lewiston Rd. West Gardiner on Saturday, December 1st at 11am. Burial will take place at the North Pittston Cemetery on the Whitefield Rd. Route 126. A gathering will follow back at the Grace Community Church.

The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at the Alfond Center and the Hospice team for the special care they gave Tom. Also, a special thank you goes out to Mary Bailey for her support of Tom and the family.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tom’s memory to the Harold Alfond Center on the Old Belgrade Rd. Pancreatic Cancer Research.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.