- John Michael Durgin, 81, began his eternal life with the Lord on February 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and care givers. He was born August 18, 1935, in North Conway, New Hampshire, the son of Mary Ellen Galvin and Clarence Arthur Durgin. He graduated from Kennebunk High School, Hobart College, Geneva, NY, and Lesley College, Boston, MA. He was loved by family, friends, students and parishioners.
John was predeceased by his eldest daughter Lisa Kathleen Durgin; his parents; and his sister Carole Ann Durgin Greeley. He leaves behind his loving wife Nina; brother-in law George Greely; son-in-law Robert Conn; daughters, Lorilee Durgin Reuillard and her husband Mark, Shawna Durgin Helman and her husband Douglas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two nieces; a nephew and many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins.
Friends and family are invited to visit from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 11, 2017, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Rockland Congregational Church, Rockland. A reception will follow at the church parish hall. Memorial donations may be made to either, Penobscot Bay Ministry, 267 Main Street, Thomaston ME 04861; Kairos Prison Ministry, PO Box 578, Auburn ME 04215; or your place of worship. To read a full obituary please visit John's Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.
Published on  February 8, 2017