Maxwell James Lester


Maxwell James Lester, 29, of Tidioute, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021.

He was born on Aug. 1, 1992, in Warren, Pa,, a son to Steven Lester of Tidioute, Pa. and the late Beverly Ann Bailor.

Max was a 2010 graduate of Tidioute High School. He worked at Targeted Pet Treats for a period of time and was a member of the NRA. Max enjoyed gaming and spending time on his computer. He also enjoyed camping and spending time with friends.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his stepmother, Mona Lester of Tidioute, Pa.; his sister, Aimee Bailor of Warren, Pa.; two brothers: Nathan and Steven Lester, both of Jamestown, N.Y.; his maternal grandmother, Velma Bailor of Tidioute, Pa., and his paternal grandmother, Susan Lester of Tidioute, Pa.

In addition to his mother, Max was preceded in death by his aunt, Dianna Seeley; his uncle, Brian Lester; and his paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Roberta Lester.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m., at the Tidioute, Presbyterian Church, 196 Main St., Tidioute, PA 16351, with the Rev. Dennis Ledebur, pastor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St., Youngsville, Pa 16371, to help defray funeral expenses or to the Tidioute Presbyterian Church.

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