ADDISON – Lewis Beal Lovejoy, 91, died peacefully Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, at Down-east Community Hospital, Machias. He was born Nov. 21, 1915, in Addison Point, son of the late Charles and Mattie (Gray) Lovejoy. Mr. Lovejoy was a U.S. veteran serving during World War II in the Navy. He was drafted and was shipped out April 6, 1944, when he was 29 years old and was stationed in Williamsburg, Va. He was boarded upon the USS Escalanta and fought in Pearl Harbor. He received the World War II Victory Medal and Stars, the American Theatre Medal and the Asiatic – Pacific Theatre Medal with four stars. He was honorably discharged Dec. 5, 1945. He was active in five invasions. Once returning stateside, he worked on the Great Lakes as a compasser in the boiler room. He worked for 12 years as a grader operator. He also packed and dug worms. Most recently, he was head janitor at D. W. Merritt School for 30 years. Mr. Lovejoy was also the constable and animal control officer for the town of Addison for many years. He loved animals. He enjoyed his garden, home and his animals. He will be sadly missed by his devoted black lab, Molly. He shared 54 years of marriage to the late Veina Nash. Members of his family include, a daughter, Juanita Stubbs and husband, Leroy; two grandchildren, Lynn Dowling and husband, Charles, and Danny Stubbs and wife, Dar-lene; four great-grandchildren, Shawn Dowling and wife, Crystal, Joshua Stubbs and wife, Jennifer, Sherri Batson and husband, Shawn, and Paul Dowling and wife, Kim; six great-great-grandchildren, Ash-ley Stubbs, Hailey Batson, Mathew Batson, Amber Dowling, Christopher Dowling and Eric Dowling; a brother, Harold Lovejoy and wife, Rosalee; many nieces and nephews; and two very special children he thought dearly of, Andrea Joyce and Jennifer Murphy. Services will be held private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the D.W. Merritt Athletic Fund, Addison, ME 04606. A service of Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Milbridge. www.bragdonkelley.com