- Duane Wardwell, 72, of Orland, died June 2, 2017, with his wife and three children by his side. He is survived by his wife Judy of nearly 52 years, children Jessica and her husband John Ladd, Duane (DB) and his wife Debbie Wardwell, Natasha and her husband Andy Breda; grandchildren Jan, Nichole, Joseph and his fiancée Hope King, Katie and her friend Matt, Braylee and Nickolas; great-grandchildren Colin, Natalie, Brody, Brandon and his special poodle Miss Daisy. He is also survived by his brother Raymond and sisters Gail and Elizabeth Wight.
Duane was a member of the 20th Maine Civil War reenactors, ran a backhoe for Wardwell Construction, worked for Babe Williams, and in his retirement worked at Penobscot Narrows Observatory.
Thanks to EMMC staff, Dr. Duvefelt and staff at BRHC, caregivers, neighbor Bill, family, friends, coworkers, and special thanks to Gene and Joey and to his favorite nephew.
Please join the family in a celebration of his life at Fort Knox on Saturday June 10th at 1 p.m. BYOBLOL In lieu of flowers please donate to the Friends of Fort Knox or an animal shelter in his name. Arrangements are under Direct Cremation of Maine, Belfast, ME.
Published on  June 5, 2017