Arch-Priest Lewis E. Glidden 71 died Friday May 2, 2014 at his residence after an extended period of ill health. He was born in Gardiner, Maine on April 2, 1943 the son of Lewis and Gertrude Dow Glidden, Sr. He was educated in Gardiner school system and was a graduate of Gardiner High School. He attended Holy Ressurection Orthodox Seminary and was currently the Arch-Priest of St. Stephen's Orthodox Church in Oakland, Maine. He is survived by his wife Liping Chen and daughter Weiting Lu; his mother Gertrude Dow and step-father Bradford Dow; three brothers Alden Glidden, Gregory and Geoffrey Dow; 2 sisters Catherine Pelletier and Loretta Breslow. There will be a reception of the body at church Tuesday May 6, 2014 at 12 noon, followed by wake hours and funeral service at 7 p.m. officiated by Arch-Bishop Anthony of the Archdiocese of New York. Private burial will be at a later date.