Dana D. Thurlow

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Dana D. Thurlow

September 15, 1936 - August 25, 2018

Brewer Dana D. Thurlow, 81, died peacefully on August 25, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a ten year battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Bangor on September 15, 1936, son of David Dwight and Thelma (Dyer) Thurlow.
He was a graduate of Bangor High School class of 1955 and Husson University. Dana served in the US Army, and was employed in the accounting department of the B&A Rail Road and retired after 34 years of service.
Dana and his wife, Georgia, enjoyed their winters in sunny Clearwater, Florida, for 20 years playing cards, dominos, and dancing with his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia (Bradsell) Thurlow of Brewer; his three children, Lance Thurlow and his wife, Gail, and Victoria Freeman Rauch and her husband, Edward, all of CA; and Lee Thurlow and his wife, Marcy, of FL; his four stepchildren, Robert Blackman and his wife, Cindy, of Auburn, Gary Blackman of FL, Merrianne Perry and her husband, David, and Penny Riva, and his son-in-law, Gene Riva, all of Brewer; as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Pat Thurlow of VA. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, David Thurlow.
The family would like to thank VNA Hospice for their loving care and support. In keeping with Dana's wishes services and interment will be private.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on August 27, 2018
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