Almond L. Urquhart - age: 94
(March 31, 1920 to July 31, 2014
A graveside service will be held Wednesday August 6th at 10:00AM at Woodlawn Cemetery in Westbrook. Services will conclude with military honors.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Cremation and funeral service, 13 Portland Rd, Buxton is in charge of the arrangements.
Almond L. Urquhart, 94, of Spring St, passed away July 31, 2014 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born in Beals Island March 31, 1920 the son of Alton and Margaret Alley Urquhart. He served in the US Army during World War II, operating a rescue boat that picked up downed pilots. He served for over 6 years in the New Guinea, Philippines and Australia. Before the service, he was in the National Guard.
Almond went into the business of Commercial fishing as engineer aboard many fishing boats out of Massachusetts, Rockland and Portland. He was an engineer aboard the Alice M. Doughty when it was hit in the fog and sunk on Jan. 24 1967. On May 25, 1956, he married Madeline J. Rasch and in 1963 he bought his lobster boat and went lobstering out of Portland Harbor in 1998, retiring because of health problems.
He is predeceased by 2 daughers Margaret Owen and Linda Holbrook
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Madeline of Buxton, 2 daughters Pamela Boure and Patricia Chasse, 5 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and 11 great grandchildren. 2 sisters and their husbands Leah and Ernest Beal and Louise Joy , all of Ellsworth, special sister in law Bonita Marsh
A special thanks to Norman Solak and Kim and Bruce Wainwright for all their help over the years. He will be missed by his fishing buddies, especially Leland and Dickie and Norman Solak. Donations may be made in his memory to Blephrospasm 637 N. 7th St., Ste. 102 P O Box 12468
Beaumont, TX 77726-2468.