Herbert H. Dowling
November 8, 1928 – August 30, 2018
Whitneyville – Herbert H. Dowling, age 89, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in the Down East Community Hospital, Machias, Maine. He was born on November 8, 1928 to Harry and Fannie (Willager) in Whitneyville.
He is survived by his brother, Harry (Peggy); his two sons, Mark and Brian (Bonnie); four grandchildren, Kelly, Beth (Dan), Eric (Angela) and Dylan; three great-grandchildren, Alexis, Kyle and Jordan; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, his loving wife of sixty-six years, Pamelia (Berry), his sisters, Blanche, Nellie, and Bertha; and his brothers, Charles, Harold, Henry, and Edgar.
Herbert (Herb) was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing tasty treats for family, friends and church events. He was the local school bus driver for the Whitneyville area delivering the children to and from school for over twenty years. Along with his late wife, Pam, he volunteered for many summers at CEF Camp Good News in Livermore Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Herbert’s memory, to the charity of one’s choice. Visiting hours are scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018 from 4 pm – 6 pm at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 220 Court Street in Machias. The funeral service will be at 1 pm on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Machias. A reception will follow at the Whitneyville Community Center. A private family committal and burial will be held at Jacksonville Cemetery in East Machias.
Visiting Hours: Friday, September 14, 2018 from 4 pm-6 pm at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 220 Court Street in Machias.
Funeral Service, Saturday, September 15, 2018, 1 pm, Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Machias