Douglas Lewis Farquhar

August 15, 1924
November 10, 2007


In Memory of Douglas Farquhar

Douglas Lewis Farquhar
 Douglas Lewis Farquhar, 83, died peacefully Saturday, November 10, 2007 surrounded by his family at a Bangor health care facility. He was born August 15, 1924 in Millinocket, the son of John “Jack” and Helen (Lewis) Farquhar. Douglas worked at the Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket for forty four years, retiring without having used any sick time. He was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Haraden, DD585 and survived a Japanese kamikaze attack. Douglas enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers and nephews at the family camp known as “Mouse Haven”. He was an aviator for 60 years, flying his last flight in June of 2007. Douglas is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carrie (Robinson) Farquhar of Millinocket; his son, Douglas Lloyd Farquhar and his wife Norma of Ambejejus Lake; two grandchildren, Paul Farquhar and his wife Pamela of Millinocket, and Julie Mayer and her husband Daren of Bangor; four great grandchildren, Danielle and MacKenzie Michaud and Sidney and Benjamin Farquhar; two step great grandchildren, D’Anna and Zachary Mayer; a sister, Marjorie Moore; three brothers, John, Donald, and Stewart, all of Millinocket; and several beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins. He will also be sadly missed by his best fishing buddy and brother in law, Earl Robinson and his wife Janet of Holden. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Gordon “Deed” Farquhar, Sr. Friends are invited to visit with the family 3 P.M. – 6 P.M. Tuesday at the Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, where funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 14 with the Rev. Carolyn Bradley officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow at Millinocket Cemetery. Gifts in memory of Douglas may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462.

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