In Memoriam : Harvey Kane

Harvey Kane Harvey Kane - age: 87
(February 28, 1933 to June 23, 2020 )
Resident of Buxton, Maine

Visitation Information:
Visiting hours are to beheld at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 13 Portland Road, Buxton Sunday June 28, 2020 from 4 to 7 PM . Folks desiring private visitation can call 468-1142 for an appointment.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne, 299 Main St, Gorham Maine, Monday June 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Burial will be at a later date at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Mount Vernon Rd in Augusta.
Memorial Contributions may be made in his memory to ALSAC/St. Jude Children's research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Celebrating the Lives of Veterans

Buxton, Harvey “ Nip” Kane, 87, of Pleasant Ridge Road passed away Tuesday June 23, 2020 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland.
He was born in Portland February 28, 1933 the son of Vincent and Kathleen McKenzie Kane. He attended and graduated from local schools and shortly after he joined the US Navy in 1951.
Harvey first served on theBattleship USS Wisconsin during the Korean War, the heavy cruiser USS Macon, submarine tender USS Proteus 62-65, minesweeper USS Thrasher from 1965 to 67. During the Vietnam Conflict he served two tours as Commander of the River Assault Division 152 in Vietnam. Harvey's then served on The USS Constitution “ Old Ironsides” before retiring from service from the USS Gray in San Diego with the rank of Senior Chief Boatswain Mate.
Harvey then worked as a civilian contractor in San Diego before he retired.
In retirement he enjoyed the outdoors, the ocean, horses, hunting, playing darts, cribbage, and pool. “ Nip” enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
He is predeceased by his first wife Jan Kane, and his second wife Caroline in 2004.
Survivors include his wife Carol Martinelli of Buxton son Bryan Kane of California, daughter Koryn Couch and husband James of Ohio, step son Matthew Martinelli and wife Michele of East Longmeadow, MA , a brother Vincent Kane and wife Mary of South Portland, Me and 2 sister Patricia Desrosiers and husband Charles of Massachusetts, and Dorothy Miller of Massachusetts, grandchildren Katryn Couch, Adam, Alex, Angela, Erica and Joanna Kane and a great grandson Logan Anderson and 5 step grandchildren Brianna, Nicholas, Tyler, Cali and Mia, and many nieces and nephews.

David Schlaver - June 26, 2020Contact this person Contact this person
Dear Carol, I am grateful to God that you and Harvey had ten wonderful years together, and that our paths crossed during that time. Harvey was a wonderful man, dedicated to his family and country, always ready to serve in his quiet solid way. May you be consoled by good memories and his heavenly prayers. Well done, good and faithful servant Harvey, enter into the house of your Lord. God bless you, Carol, with good health and peace!

Marlene Powers - June 27, 2020Contact this person Contact this person
Carol, love and prayers to you. Uncle Nip will be missed. He is one of the most special people I have ever encountered. He is kind, thoughtful, loving and patient. I will remember his beautiful smile and the spark in his eyes always.


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