Stephen O. Wooster
Rockland — Stephen O. Wooster, 64, died at his home here, March 10, 2014.
Born in Rockland, June 1, 1949, he was the son of Kendall H. and Eva M. Garland Wooster. Steve grew up in Owls Head and Rockland, where he attended local schools and was a graduate of Rockland District High School. He earned an associate’s degree from the University of Maine at Augusta in 1969 and later earned a BA with distinction in History from the University of Maine at Orono.
Steve worked most of his life with local banks including Maine National Bank, Fleet Bank and Bank of America from which he was retired. Throughout most of his career he worked two jobs. For many years, he delivered papers for The Courier-Gazette and later delivered for the Bangor Daily News.
Steve had a keen interest in politics, history and Rock-N-Roll of the 1950s. He attended the West Rockport Baptist Church.
Pre-deceased by his parents, Steve is survived by an aunt and uncle, Henry and Rita Wooster Sr. of Stanton, Calif.; as well as cousins including Katherine and Howard Brown, Jean and Donald Morrison, Margaret Smith, all of Camden, Kris Kleeberg of Gloucester, Mass., Henry Wooster Jr. and Laura Dallman of Vienna, Va.
A graveside service will be held Friday, May 16, at 10 a.m. at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland. The Rev. Dr. David English will officiate. All are invited to a Gathering of Remembrance and Fellowship immediately following at West Rockport Baptist Church, 545 Park St., West Rockport.
To share a memory or condolence with Steve’s family, please visit his Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.