Obituary: Dan F. Trask Sr.
WHITEFIELD – Dan F. Trask Sr., formerly of Chelsea, Maine, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the age of 90. He was born on May 13, 1931, the son of Willis and Laura (Mealey) Trask. Dan attended school in Chelsea. He then answered the call of duty and served in the US Army during the Korean War. Dan had a great passion for heavy construction equipment and worked as a construction operator. He enjoyed day trips through New England with the love of his life, Lillian. During his retirement years, he spent countless hours fixing his many lawn tractors in hopes of one last mowing with one. Dan was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Lillian Trask. Dan is survived by his six children: Dan Trask Jr. and wife Cathy, of Chelsea, Heidi Miller and husband Scott, of Chelsea, Bob Trask and wife Serena, of Windsor, Fred Trask, of Winslow, Sarah Merrill and husband Rick, of Windsor, Rose Berube and husband Dennis, of Augusta; ten grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, who loved him very much. At Dan’s request, there will be no visiting hours or funeral service. A funeral service will be held in the spring with full military honours, date to be determined. Arrangements are in the care of Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the Staples Funeral Home website: http://www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.
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