Duanne M. Smith

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Duanne M. Smith

November 11, 1968 - August 04, 2018

Milbridge Duanne M. Smith, 49, of Milbridge, Maine, lost his courageous battle with cancer on August 4, 2018, in his home, surrounded by family. He was born on Nov. 11, 1968, and was a beloved son to Mary L. Smith and Douglas Smith Sr. (deceased).
Duanne is survived by his wife of 30 years, Brenda Grant Smith; his only child, Brittany A. Smith; and a very special grandson, Lucas D. Smith. He was a cherished brother to seven siblings and two special people who were just like siblings to him, Cindy Smith and her husband, Alan, Douglas Smith Jr. and his wife, Robbi, Robert Smith and his wife, Tina, Maria Seavey and her husband, Mark, Tony Smith and his wife, Kim, Terri Swanson and her husband, Peter, Jennifer Coates, Mark Smith, and Gina Bryant Brooks. Family was what Duanne treasured most in life and he will forever be remembered as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and nephew. He also leaves behind a life-long legacy as a custom home builder and loved the game of golf. Both of these things gained him very dear friends from near and far.
A celebration of Duanne's life will be held at Cherryfield Elementary on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at 1 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to bring photos and fond memories to share.
Published on August 8, 2018
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Teresa and Billy
Aug 13, 2018
May memories of Duanne and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.
You have our deepest sympathy.
Jack & Janice Zwart
Aug 11, 2018
We are so very sorry to hear of Duanne's passing. Please accept our deepest condolences.
Kerry and Val Geel
Aug 11, 2018
Sending love and prayers to all of Duane's Family - we are so sad for all of you . ❤️
Mark Altvater
Aug 10, 2018
Condolences to Duanne's family. We enjoyed many great rounds of golf together. He was a kind and great man.
Diana Huckins Bartlett
Aug 10, 2018
I was so very sorry to hear of Duanne's passing. Please accept my condolences during this very difficult time. Sending love and prayers to all of the family.
Brenton and Jean Smith
Aug 10, 2018
Duanne was a wonderful part to yours and our family. He will be sadly miss I wished I would of known this great man better. Well my brother Greg will have family with him and he is home with his father. God bless you Duanne Rest In Peace. We love you.
Debbie Robinson
Aug 10, 2018
We are all so sorry. Our hearts are with you all. I hope it brings some comfort to know that so many people loved him and he will be missed by many. He was a great role model and a wonderful person. Rest in peace Duane.
Earl Perry
Aug 09, 2018
Always in our heart.
Al and Stacey Desrosiers
Aug 09, 2018
Dear Brenda, Brittany, Lucas, Mary, Cindy , and your dear family members ❤️ We our so sorry for the loss of Duanne, a very courageous man who loved his family so much. Love , prayers and many blessings to all.
Vanessa Martin
Aug 09, 2018
Shame to see such a great member of the community pass. Heart be with the family.
Stacey Burgess
Aug 09, 2018
So sad to hear..too young..I remember back in grammar school we were playing softball...Dianne was behind me and I was trying to throw the ball and it slipped and knocked out his 2 front teeth...He will be missed..love and prayers to his whole family..
Gary & Brenda Seavey
Aug 09, 2018
So sorry for your loss, love to you all.
Kelly Lanier (Potter)
Aug 09, 2018
My love and prayers are with you all in this time of sorrow.
Maria Wight
Aug 09, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Duanne was a great guy. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. 💗
Cathy Sawyer York
Aug 08, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
Aug 08, 2018
He stayed with us as long as he could he held his head up and fought the battle to the end . one great second cousin and a very great fellow he loved his work and outdoor life and his family to no end . I enjoyed talking and being around him and remember the days and years gone by. it dont seem possible that the day has come when he had to go .But we know he is with family members up there in heaven and all I can say is untill we meet again we will miss you and may GOD bless your family and friends at this time of your passing . its very hard to cope with thats for sure.
Marie Leighton
Aug 08, 2018
No words can express how Duane’s passing effects Richard and I. He was a such a great man, always friendly and happy. We will surely miss him. Our love to you all❤️
Jennie Parritt
Aug 08, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Duanne was loved by many and will be deeply missed.
Josie & Bob Kord
Aug 08, 2018
It is with sympathy that we embrace you, Brenda, and your family on the loss of your beloved Duanne. Know that you are in our prayers and thoughts.
Warren and Velma Orcutt
Aug 08, 2018
We are so sorry that you and your family are going through the pain of losing Duane at such a young age. He and Warren Jr. were in the same class. He was a great person and ceetainly lived his family. Our heartfelt Condolences to the entire Smith family.
Nancy Burgess & Jimmy Parkin
Aug 08, 2018
so sorry for the loss of such a nice man..Prayers to the family..
Aug 08, 2018
I sure will miss his sh** eating grin n laugh! Livyu guys .
Cindy &Alan; Smith
Aug 08, 2018
To my beloved youngest Brother, you did life right. Worked yourself to a better life, filled it with family and friends. You made a difference in many lives, you will never be forgotten. Fly high little Brother until we meet again.
Johnny Brooks
Aug 08, 2018
I am so lost for words. Grew up with him as kids, Great friend, more like family as his whole family is. Worked with him many times through the years. Helped me out when i needed it as he always had for anyone who asked. RIP my brother, will miss you dearly. Thoughts to the family. Johnny
Cora Bigelow-Pushor
Aug 08, 2018
Terri, I am so sorry for your loss. Brother's are so special and can never be replaced. Please know you are in my prayers. Cora