CHARLES A. JUCIUS AUBURN – Charles A. Jucius, 93, of Minot Avenue, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Clover Manor, Auburn. He was born Sept. 9, 1915, in Millinocket, the son of William and Veronica (Gedvica) Jucius. Charles grew up in Millinocket and graduated from Sterns High School, Class of 1935. He was married in 1941 to Ruth Watkins and they celebrated 67 years, June 21. During World War II he worked in the South Portland Shipyards building Liberty Ships. He was drafted in late 1944 and served with the 5th Army Division at Fort Knox, Ky. After the war he moved to Bar Harbor, and ran a dry-cleaning and laundry business until 1965. For the next 15 years, he worked on construction projects around the Northeast. Charles belonged to Pipe Fitters Union Local No. 716. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 25, Bar Harbor and served as post commander, district commander and played in the Drum and Bugle Corps. His interests were photography, square dancing and camping. He and his wife were founding members of Pine Tree Gypsy’s Chapter of the Good Sam’s Club. He was predeceased by a son, Edward Jucius. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Jucius of Auburn; sons, Robert and wife, Shirley, of Hampden, Charles Jr. and his wife, Elaine, of Windsor; daughter, Penny Nutting and husband, Paul, of Leeds; grandchildren, Kevin, Edward Jr., Allison, Kristina, Matthew, Tabitha, Jonathan and William; great-grand-children, Cienna and Shae; many nieces and nephews. At the family’s request, there will not be any visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 819, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives Group, 25 Tampa St., Lewiston. Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net.