|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1917|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2013|
SCARBOROUGH -- Edward E. Davis, 96, of Portland and Scarborough, died on Feb. 24, 2013, at Scarborough Terrace, following a brief illness. He was born on Jan. 13, 1917, in Burnham, the son of Ermine Barrows and Everett Davis.
He grew up in Burnham and attended local schools. He graduated, class of 1934, from Maine Central Institute and received a B.S. degree in civil engineering, class of 1940, from the University of Maine at Orono.
He married Florence Sanborn on May 27, 1939, in Newport. They were married for 66 years until her death in 2005. He and Florence enjoyed many summers at their second home at Unity Pond, in Burnham, a place of many family gatherings and fond memories. Together, they enjoyed many auto trips to eastern Canada and to Florida. On many of their trips they included both immediate and extended family members. Edward loved to garden, bowl, read and solve puzzles. There was always a jigsaw puzzle of great challenge set up at home and at camp.
Edward was employed for 39 years in the engineering department of the Maine Central Railroad, retiring in 1979. During his career he filled many supervisory positions with the MCRR. He was a life member of Corner Stone Masonic Lodge No. 216 of Portland and Sebasticook Grange in Burnham.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Doucette and her husband, Richard, of Clifton Park, N.Y.; son, Edward and his wife, Mary, of Scarborough; grandchildren, Richard Doucette Jr. and his wife, Robbin, of Queensbury, N.Y.; Kristin Schierer and her husband, Christopher, of Cazenovia N.Y.; and James Davis and his wife, Robin, of Portland; great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Emily Doucette, Nathan and Rachel Schierer; and many nieces and nephews.
Interment will be held privately on May 8 in Chandler Cemetery in Burnham. (Morning Sentinel 5/6/2013)
Elijah Everett Davis (1880 - 1964)
Ermine Barrows Davis (1882 - 1952)
Florence Sanborn Davis (1918 - 2005)
Irma Vesta Davis McKechnie (1906 - 2002)*
Edward E Davis (1917 - 2013)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: May 06, 2013
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