– Obituary: Harold George Yerxa

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Harold George Yerxa

WESTBROOK – Harold George Yerxa went to join the Lord on February 17, 2022. Harold was born in Portland on February 29, 1932. He was raised in Portland and graduated from Deering High School. Harold married Louise Mildred Caron and shared 67 years of a wonderful life.

He was predeceased by his parents Frank Allen and Rae (Townsend) Yerxa; and his siblings Robert Yerxa, Rex Yerxa and Rachel Parry.

Harold served in the United States Navy and, once discharged, held various positions, including owner of Yerxa Auto Sales on Allen Avenue in Portland. Before retiring and moving to Hernando, Florida, Harold worked as a bus operator for the Greater Portland Transit District (Metro).

Harold leaves behind his beloved wife, Louise (Caron) Yerxa, his children, Donna (Kenneth) Rice of Windham and Frank (Rebecca) Yerxa of Sparks, Nevada; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Harold was sociable and liked to talk to everyone. He was a father, grandfather, great-grandfather and above all had great faith in God. Harold was active in the church and was a member of the South Portland Church of the Nazarene and, while living in Florida, the Hernando Church of the Nazarene. Harold had a passion for teaching adult Sunday School classes.

The family will have a service for Harold this summer.

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