NOYES Pelham Peasley, Jr.

NOYES Pelham Peasley, Jr.[1, 2]

Male 1923 - 2005  (82 years)

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  • Name NOYES Pelham Peasley 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 21 May 1923  Kossuth Plantation, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    _UID 0CC00D38EB9ED5118A0644455354000040FA 
    Died 12 Aug 2005  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (OBIT: BOWDOINHAM — Pelham Peasley Noyes, 82, of Ridge Road, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at the Hawthorne House in Freeport.
      He was born in Kossuth Plantation in Maine, May 21, 1923, a son of Pelham P. and Delvine Severance Noyes.

      On Aug. 16, 1940, he married Ida Pelletier. They were longtime residents of Bowdoinham.

      During World War II, he served in the Army 101st Airborn and received four Purple Hearts for injuries during his military career, a Bronze Star as well as numerous campaign ribbons and medals for his service in the European theater. He was interviewed by author Mark Bando in 1999 for a book about 101st Airborne in Normandy.

      He worked for Maine Central Railroad as an equipment operator for 31 years.
      He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Maine Antique Power Association and was a lifemember of the Knights of Pythias Bowdoinham Lodge.

      Survivors include his wife of Bowdoinham; four sons, Patrick S. Noyes of Las Vegas, Nev., Charles A. and Earnest P.E. Noyes, both of Bowdoinham and Thomas W. Noyes of Brunswick; three daughters, Sharon A. Kemp of Auburn, Catherine J. Wing and Sandra St. Jean, both of Brunswick; two brothers, Ivan and Carleton Keith, both of Kingman; a sister, Jenny Filtz of Bangor; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

      A committal service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta.

      Memorial donations may be made to the Togus Veterans Administration Medical Center, c/o Directors Office, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330.

      Arrangements are by Stetson's Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.


      Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram 14 Aug 2005:
      NOYES, PELHAM PEASLEY - 82, in Freeport, Aug. 12, 2005, of Bowdoinham. Committal prayers, Tuesday, 11 a.m., Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta. Arrangements by Stetson's Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.)
    Buried 16 Aug 2005  Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery.)
    Pelham Peasley Noyes, Jr. military marker
    Pelham Peasley Noyes, Jr. military marker

    PELHAM P NOYES
    PVT US ARMY
    WORLD WAR II
    MAY 21 1923 - AUG 12 2005
    PURPLE HEART

    Notes 
    • He served in the Army 101st Airborne and received 3 purple hearts and a bronze star, good conduct medal, victory medal and European African middle Eastern theater campaign ribbon with brz serv arrowhead. He was a World War 2 paratrooper in HQ Company, 2/501 LMG plt 101st Airborne Div.

      He worked for Maine Central Railroad for 31 years.
    Person ID I26325  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2009 

    Father NOYES Pelham Peaslee,   b. 18 Nov 1850, Topsfield, Washington, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1925  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother SEVERANCE Delvinia,   b. Abt 1892,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jan 1910  [1
    Family ID F10390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PELLETIER Ida,   b. 1 Jun 1929, Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2009, Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1947  Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Living
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F23581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Pelham Peasley Noyes, Jr.
    Pelham Peasley Noyes, Jr.
    101st Airborne Division
    World War II
    Pelham Peasley & Ida Anna (Pelletier) Noyes, Jr.
    Pelham Peasley & Ida Anna (Pelletier) Noyes, Jr.
    Pelham Peasley Noyes, Jr.
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S566] Correspondence-Internet-Sara (Murray) Leonard, 31 Jan 1999 2:39 pm.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, #37607673.

    3. [S82] Death-obit, The Times Record 15 Aug 2005.

    4. [S82] Death-obit, Pelham's obit: The Times Record 15 Aug 2005.

    5. [S35] Marriage-O/L-ME State Archives Marriage Records.