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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Lisa (Thurlow) Hydrick
Aug 28, 2018
I'm very sorry to all of Uncle Dana's family. Hugs and prayers to all.
Lisa Macris
Aug 28, 2018
Georgia we are so sorry to hear of Dana's passing. We always enjoyed our visits to Maine and spending time with the family. I will always cherish the memories of spending time with you and Dana. We will keep you and your family in our prayers
Mike & Brenda Rose
Aug 27, 2018
We enjoyed the time we spent with Dana, and found him to always be a cheerful and thoughtful person. We shared many laughs with he and Skeet, and will always remember the good times. Rest in peace Dana and may you dwell in the house of the Lord forever and ever amen....:-)
Scott and Kathy Thurlow
Aug 27, 2018
You have our deepest sympathies on your loss. We hope he is in a better place.
Glenys and Bruce Gray
Aug 27, 2018
Dearest Skeet and all of your family,
We are thinking of you all, with love and prayers. Hoping your treasured memories of Dana bring you many smiles in the days ahead. He will be missed by all who loved him.
Marie Doucette (Swazey)
Aug 27, 2018
Georgia, I’m sorry to hear of Dana’s passing. I’ve thought of you many times since our EMMC days. May you find peace and feel love with your wonderful memories. Marie