WINTER HARBOR - John Charles Fuhrman, 82, died March 5, 2015, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Jersey City, NJ, May 10, 1932h son of John J. and Mary (Scharman) Fuhrman.
John served in the U.S. Navy. He was a 40 year volunteer fireman in NJ. He was self employed for 27 years as a telephone consultant. He was a member of Eucharistic minster at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellsworth.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Elaine M. (Brazzale) of Winter Harbor; sons, John M. Fuhrman of Winter Harbor, Peter Fuhrman and wife, Jeanine of Hamilton, NJ, and Gregory Fuhrman and wife, Kim, of West Minster, MD; five grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and sisters, Mary Mathews, Sayerville, NJ, and Agnes Meduitz, Manchester, NJ. He was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Katherine (Knarre).
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at St. Joseph Church, 231 Main St., Ellsworth. Contributions in John's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02210. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.