...Max served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre.He
was later stationed at Dow Field in Maine where he
met and married his
loving wife, Evangeline. Max was a life member of the Corinna Post #73 American Legion and a member of the Corinna United Methodist Church.He was an active member and much involved in the preservation and care of the North Newport Church. He
was a master furniture maker and many of his
projects are enjoyed by people in the area.In his
retirement years, he
took great pride in maintaining his
is survived by his
wife of 62 years, Evangeline (Gray) of Newport; son, Max A.
and wife Yvonne Matijczyk; daughter, Marie and husband Malcolm Hartsgrove; granddaughter, Katrina and husband Eric Domnissey; 2 grandsons, Matthew Matijczyk and special friend, Lisa Joakimides and Jason and wife Annette Matijczyk; step grandsons and families, Craig and wife Jennifer Hartsgrove and Scott and wife Kendra Hartsgrove, and Ryan; sister, Helen Matijczyk; and two "adopted" grandchildren Jackie and Timmy Sawtelle.Max
was predeceased by his
brothers, Albin, Adolph, Frank, and John; and sisters, Olga, Sophie, and Celia.
A memorial service will be announced by Crosby & Neal
, Newport.The family would like to say a special "thank-you" to those people who helped keep Max
home since his
stroke in 2005.