MADISON - Donald L. Currier passed away Nov. 26, 2012, at Maplecrest nursing home. He was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Madison, the son of May and Frank Currier.
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He enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving four years in the European Theater, and was discharged in 1945. In 1946 he returned home and operated a trucking business. He married Marion Berry, May 4, 1947, and they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in 2012. In 1974 he built the nursing facility Maplecrest Center, Inc., on Main Street in Madison, where he was the administrator for 25 years and was also treasurer of the Maine Health Care Association for many years. Donald was a member of St. Sebastian Church and Knights of Columbus. He was very active in town affairs throughout the years. He and his wife spent the last 25 years wintering in Florida. They owned a motor home and enjoyed camping with the Holiday Rambler group; the trips were near and far, and very enjoyable.
Don is survived by his wife, Marion Currier; two daughters, Barbara Cary and Dorrie Taylor and her husband, Stanton, all of Madison; granddaughter, Mariza Taylor of Bangor; two great-granddaughters, Ainsley and Kaleigh Houston; and a special nephew, Ronald Currier. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Ernest and Clarence Currier; sister, Dorothy Vigneault; and granddaughter, Melissa Cary Houston.
A funeral service will be held noon Saturday, Dec. 1, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Main Street, Madison, with Father John Mazzei officiating. A reception will be held afterward. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Donald's memory to a local humane society.
Published in BDN Maine on November 28, 2012