Obituaries

Dale Henderson
D: 2018-02-22
View Details
Henderson, Dale
William McHale
B: 1937-06-24
D: 2018-02-21
View Details
McHale, William
Elizabeth Catlett
B: 1939-09-25
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Catlett, Elizabeth
Reginald Withington
B: 1926-07-27
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Withington, Reginald
Amber M. Graves Rioux
B: 1923-01-12
D: 2018-02-19
View Details
Graves Rioux, Amber M.
Jason & Jarryd Tracy
B: 1984-12-21
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Tracy, Jason & Jarryd
Jarryd Tracy
B: 2007-07-31
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Tracy, Jarryd
Stanley Freeman
B: 1926-11-06
D: 2018-02-18
View Details
Freeman, Stanley
Edward J. Nadeau Jr.
B: 1937-04-09
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Nadeau Jr., Edward J.
Irving Phinney
B: 1931-09-17
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Phinney, Irving
Sylvanus R. Tracy Jr.
B: 1926-05-08
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Tracy Jr., Sylvanus R.
Joan Williams
B: 1931-03-04
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Williams, Joan
Shirley Howard
B: 1928-09-29
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Howard, Shirley
Christopher George Limberis
B: 1949-09-26
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Limberis, Christopher George
Barbara Anne Donnelly
B: 1958-09-13
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Donnelly, Barbara Anne
Darla Jean Blakeman
B: 1949-11-16
D: 2018-02-09
View Details
Blakeman , Darla Jean
Vaughn Holyoke
B: 1934-08-16
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Holyoke, Vaughn
Rose Stewart
B: 1931-07-23
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Stewart, Rose
Sherman Hasbrouck
B: 1924-04-23
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Hasbrouck, Sherman
Thelma M. Woodbury
B: 1929-08-17
D: 2018-02-03
View Details
Woodbury, Thelma M.
Arthur Emery
B: 1948-02-12
D: 2018-02-03
View Details
Emery, Arthur

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries

Proudly Serving

Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Hampden, and surrounding communities

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of John Joseph "Joe" Cushing, Jr. can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for John Joseph "Joe" " " Cushing, Jr.

John Joseph "Joe" " " Cushing, Jr.
JOHN JOSEPH “JOE” CUSHING JR.
BREWER – John Joseph “Joe” Cushing Jr., 88, passed away suddenly January 29, 2018, at a Bangor hospital. He was born May 4, 1929, in Bangor, the son of John J. and Margaret I. (Freeman) Cushing.
Joe graduated from John Bapst, Class of 1949. He was a three sport athlete, eventually becoming inducted into the John Bapst Sports Hall of Fame. Following high school, he attended Higgins Classical Institute in Charleston. Joe enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, where he was stationed on the USS Hyman (DD-732) Destroyer. He served for 4 years. Joe worked for and retired from Eastern Fine Paper. He and his wife, Edith, were troop greeters at BIA for many years. They enjoyed taking trips together throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by brothers, Richard Cushing, James Robert “Bob” Cushing; and a sister, Jean Sanborn. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Edith (Moore) Cushing; a son, John Joseph “Joe” Cushing III and wife, Terri of Hampden; grandchildren, John Joseph Cushing IV of Dexter; Mallory Cara Cushing of Skowhegan; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Kathleen Houle and husband, Norman “Houley” of Barrington, NH; a brother-in-law, Donald Sanborn of Bangor; a sister-in-law, Noni Cushing of Hermon; and many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held 4 p.m., Monday, February 5, 2018, at the Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 55 South Main St., Brewer. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 3 p.m. until time of service Monday. Those who wish to remember Joe in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Lafayette Family Cancer Center, c/o EMHS Foundation P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931. Condolences to the family may be expressed at Brookings-Smith.com
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories