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JOHN ROBERT DOE BANGOR – John R. Doe, 83, died unexpectedly April 20, 2006, at a Bangor hospital. He was born January 21, 1923, in Southwest Harbor, the son of Charles M. and Mary Elizabeth (Jones) Doe. John graduated from MDI High School, Class of 1941. Following graduation, he served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. After the war, he married his high school sweetheart, Susan Ames, and they settled in Bangor. They celebrated 55 years of marriage in December. John was a loyal member of the VFW Post No. 1761 of Bangor, the American Legion and was a member of the Veazie Salmon Club. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Katherine. Surviving in addition to his wife, Susan (Ames) Doe, are his son, John Doe Jr. and his wife, Jane, of Brewer; daughters, Mary Ann Taylor and her husband, Robert, of Bangor, Katherine Smith and her husband, Timothy, of Holden; five grandchildren, Jason Doe, Jarrod Doe, Bobby Taylor, Jennifer Taylor and Timmy Smith; one brother, David Doe and his wife, Doris, of Southwest Harbor; many nieces and nephews. A service of remembrance will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Pine Grove Remembrance Center, 1347 Hammond St., Bangor. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Those who wish to remember John in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Maine Veterans’ HomeBangor, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements by Memorial Alternatives, 205 Center St., Bangor.
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