James J. Sedlock, 65, of Stockton Springs, Maine formerly of Seymour and Shelton, entered into eternal rest on December 8, 2012 in Maine. He was the devoted husband of 42 years to Lorraine (Hemenway) Sedlock.

James was born in Derby on February 9, 1947, loving son of Teresa (Purcell) Sedlock and the late John J. Sedlock.

He was a resident of Seymour and Shelton before retiring to Maine 10 years ago. He proudly and honorably served during the Vietnam War in The US Army, 720th Military Police Battalion.

James worked as an inspector at Sikorsky Aircraft for 21 years until his retirement.  He enjoyed remodeling homes and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

James is the loving father of two daughters, Marcia (Sedlock) McGinley and her husband Michael of Ashford, and Karen (Sedlock) Phipps and her husband Timothy of Prospect; beloved brother of one brother Joseph Sedlock and his wife Michelle of Shelton and one sister Teresa (Sedlock) Phipps and her husband Gregory of Oxford; proud Papa of four loving grandchildren, Anna McGinley of Ashford; Caitlin, Maeve and Thomas Phipps of Prospect. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation to the Hospice nurse Kathy Warner for her wonderful care of James.

Friends may call on Saturday December 15, 2012 from 10am to 12pm at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Rd. Shelton.  A memorial services will follow the calling hours on Saturday at 12 pm in the funeral home.

Memorial Donations may be made to Waldo County Hospice PO Box 772 Belfast, ME 04915 or Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6062, Albert Lea, MN 56007-662.