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Obituary for Henry O. Downs

Henry O. Downs
HAMPDEN - Henry O. "Popsie" Downs died August 1, 2018 at his home in Hampden. He was born 5/7/1932 in Brewer, Maine the son of Robert and Evelyn Downs. He attended Freeport High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. While in the Navy he married "the prettiest girl in town" Elaine D. Gould. They were very happily married for 63 years and traveled the country and the world together. He spent many years as the Assistant Production Manager at The Washington Post before returning to their home state of Maine. He worked as Production Manager at The Bangor Daily News until his retirement in 1988. He and Elaine spent several years as "snowbirds" traveling to Florida every winter where they had a home in Lady Lake. He was an avid Red Sox fan and at the age of 85 he published his first children's book, THE PELICAN AND THE PUMPKIN, written in memory of his loving wife.
In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by his wife Elaine "Momsie" Downs. He is survived by his 5 children, son Scott and his wife Cathy Downs of Comfort Tx. daughter Diana Downs and her husband Daniel Ober of Newburgh. Daughter Cache Hartzell and her husband Will of Bozeman Montana. Son Chris and his wife Lori of Brewer and son Zouph and his wife Lisa of Clinton. Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cherished friends. A memorial reception will be held 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden. Private interment will be in Knowlton Cemetery, Newburgh. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com
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