Old Orchard Beach, Ernest H. Semmlerock Jr, 80, of Ryefield Dr passed away Friday April 3, 2020 at his residence.
He was born in Lebanon, Ct November 8, 1939 the son of Ernest Semmelrock Sr and Gladys Fargo.
He attended and graduated from local schools in CT and then worked for the Town of Lebanon. Ernest then worked for over 32 years as a payload operator for the State of CT Highway Department.
He and his wife summered at Pinehurst Campground for many years and retired to Old Orchard beach several years ago.
He enjoyed being outside, the beach and talking to neighbors.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years Kathy Barnett Semmelrock of Old Orchard Beach, 3 sons Anthony Soulor of Lebanon Ct, Andrew Soulor of Griswold, Ct, and Arthur Travis of Norwich, Ct, 2 daughters Laurie Vileno of South Carolina, and Melinda Semmelrock of Gorham, 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years Kathy Barnett Semmelrock of Old Orchard Beach, 3 sons Anthony Souler of Lebanon Ct, Andrew Souler of Griswold, Ct, and Arthur Travis of Norwich, Ct, 2 daughters Laurie Vilano of South Carolina, and Melinda Semmelrock of Gorham, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be scheduled in the summer, when it is safe for everyone.
Old Orchard Beach Funeral home, Portland Ave, Old Orchard Beach are entrusted with the arrangements and coordinated by Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home, 365 Main St, Saco.