Leslie "Buck" Talpey

January 2, 1954 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 66)




Leslie Clement “Buck” Talpey, 66, of Jackman, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Maine General Hospital in Augusta.


Buck was born on January 2, 1954 in Greenville, the son of Augustus and Ramona (Rodrique) Talpey.


He was employed at Moose River Lumber as an equipment operator for many years until his retirement in 2016. He also spoke fondly of his time working for Canadian Pacific Railroad and Attean Lake Lodge Resort.


Buck was a drummer with the River Street Band for several years, as well as other bands in the area, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, music and had a great sense of humor; he especially loved to spend time with his family and friends.


Leslie is survived by his wife of 32 years, Carolyn Talpey of Jackman, his son, Lucas, also of Jackman, his sister, Cynthia “Margie” Paquet, and her husband, Jerry of Connecticut as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Heald Stream Road in Jackman.


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Funeral Service
July 2, 2020

1:00 PM
St. Anthony s Cemetery, Heald Stream Road

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