Stephen Gerald "Steve" Philbrick, devoted son, husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 76, on July 7, 2022. Stephen was born on April 14, 1946, in Bangor, Maine, to Roy H. and Ila L. (Clark) Philbrick.
He was predeceased by his parents; beloved son, Stephen "Punkie" Howard Philbrick; and mother-in-law, Lillian (Leland) Davis. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Susan (Davis) Philbrick; daughter, Sandy and her husband, David Martin; grandchildren, Jarrod, Katelynn, Kayla and Cody and his fiancee, Brooke; brother and best friend, Frederick Philbrick and wife, Judith; special niece, Kim (Philbrick) Martin; father-in-law, Howard Davis; and lifelong friend, Sheldon Tozier.
After graduating from Bangor High School in 1967 he served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Fay & Scott, Pleasant Hill Dairy, Dexter, Maine, Grant's Dairy, Bangor, Maine and retired from EMMC. Stephen will be remembered for his infectious personality, work ethic, sense of humor, memorable laugh and story telling. His grandhildren were often heard saying, "Grandpa tell us another story!" He especially loved spending time with his family and friends bike riding, mountain climbing and fishing.
Stephen was also very creative in his woodworking shop and developed "Steve's Own Creations." You could find some of his creations such as wishing wells, water pump planters and other unique projects displayed on lawns throughout the community and surrounding towns. Thank you to Stillwater Health Care for the compassionate care that you provided.
Stephen, loving husband, father and "Grandpa" will forever be in our hearts.