Corporal Donald H. Ross

NEWBURGH - Corporal Donald Henry Ross, 82, passed away peacefully Dec. 4, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born in Carmel, April 1, 1931, the son of Eugene and Dorothy (Mayhew) Ross.

Donald grew up in Levant and spent the majority of his life in Newburgh. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Donald will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.

Donald is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Nesta (Kimball) Ross of Newburgh; his children, Allen Ross and wife, Kim of Newburgh, Harrison Ross of Bangor, Lois Buchanan and husband, Curt of Hermon, and Scott Ross and wife, Rose of Hampden; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nine siblings, daughter-in-law, Mary Ross of Bangor, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Donald was predeceased by his parents, his son, Jimmy Ross, seven siblings, and a son-in-law, Jimmy Woodard.

Family and friends are invited to visit noon-1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden, where a funeral service will start at 1 p.m. with David Gardiner officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nesta Ross, c/o Scott Ross, 345 Meadow Road, Hampden, ME 04444. For a complete obituary or to leave messages of condolence and memories, please visit

Funeral Home

Brookings-Smith Hampden Chapel
45 Western Avenue Hampden, ME 04444-0310
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Published in BDN Maine on Dec. 6, 2013