BANGOR – Edward Elbridge Guernsey Jr., 75, died peacefully Oct. 16, 2007, at home, with his family. He was born May 28, 1932, in New Bedford, Mass., the son of the late Edward E. Guernsey Sr. and Millicent Price Guernsey. Ed graduated from Bangor High School in 1950, where he participated in varsity football, basketball and track. He played football and graduated valedictorian from Higgins Classical Institute in 1951. He was a member of Kappa Sigma while attending the University of Maine at Orono, where he played football and studied engineering. Ed was a longtime volunteer basketball coach at the YMCA, coached Bangor Eastside Little League baseball, was Bangor High School booster president for many years and had been president of Bangor Youth Football, since 1989-90 in partnership with friends, Fred Lower, Bernie Seay and countless volunteers. He was a longtime member of the Bangor Lions Club, served as king lion and led the Gourmet Book program. Ed worked for Bangor Hydro, Eastern Corp., Cianchette Brothers, then established his own business, Guernsey Monuments in 1961, which he continued until his retirement, Oct. 15, 2007. He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother-in-law, Joseph Auge. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda Jean Guernsey and her parents, Ora J. and Barbara E. McNally, of Patten; a daughter, Vicki Lynn Trundy and her husband, Dale, and their sons, Andrew Michael, Stephen Edward and Owen Matthew, all of Glenburn; a son, Michael Scott Guernsey of Gorham; a son, Gregory Edward Guernsey and his wife, Alisa Fahey Guernsey, and their son, Austin Terrence, of Bangor; a son, Matthew Alan Guernsey of Bangor; a son, Garrett Joseph Guernsey and his wife, Kathryn Malchiodi Guernsey, and their two daughters, Emma Nicole and Abby Lynn, of Bangor; a sister, Pamela Price Auge, and her children, Patricia Jo, Joseph and Katherine and their families; a sister, Deborah Sue Daniels and her husband, Richard, and sons, Christopher, Nicholas and Luke; Linda’s two sisters, Brenda Brockman of Spanish Fort, Ala., and Lynn Tyler of Hampden, and their families; and special friends, Bernie and Claudette Seay. Ed also thoroughly enjoyed his regular Thursday night poker group. A special thank you from Ed and his family to CancerCare of Maine for all of the wonderful care and support provided throughout the past 19 months. A private graveside service will be held for the family at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Gifts in Ed’s memory may be made to Retts Syndrome Research, in the name of Abby Guernsey, his precious granddaughter, care of International Retts Syndrome Research, 4600 Devitt Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45246. Arrangements by Greenlawn Funeral Directors.