Peter Wesley Douglas, 87, of Waldoboro, passed away on Nov. 23 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Oct. 13, 1930 in Bar Harbor to Alton Douglas and Irene Emma (Stewart) Douglas.
Peter grew up in Bar Harbor and graduated from Bar Harbor High School. He then attended the University of Maine at Orono and obtained an engineering degree.
He worked as an electrical engineer in Kittery at the Naval Shipyard, then at VAST in Waldoboro and VAST in South Bristol. He was also a loan officer at the Waldoboro Savings and Loan until he retired in July 1986.
Peter volunteered for the Coast Guard in Rockland. He was a ham radio operator “N1DH0.” He was a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (IEEE), and was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in North Waldoboro.
Peter is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marlene Douglas of Waldoboro; sons, Allan Douglas and wife Hannah of Tyngsboro, Mass., and Michael Douglas and wife Ruth of Louisville, Ky.; daughter, Leandrea McKinney and fiance William Monahan of Springfield, Mass.; brother, Paul Douglas of Melbourne, Fla. and Bar Harbor; grandchildren, Mark Douglas of Melrose, Mass., Melissa Ehle of Friendship, Heather Douglas of Tyngsboro, Mass., Andrew Douglas of Houston, Tex., Benjamin Douglas and Christopher Douglas of Louisville, Ky., Breanna McKinney of Chicopee, Mass., and Tanner McKinney of Chicopee, Mass.; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held from 5-7 p.m., Mon., Nov. 27 at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Tues., Nov. 28 also at Hall Funeral Home, Waldoboro, with Rev. Mark Holden officiating. Interment will be at Shuman Cemetery in Waldoboro.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peter’s name to the North Waldoboro Church of the Nazarene, 1640 Old Augusta Rd., Waldoboro, ME 04572.
You are welcome to share condolences with the family at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Waldoboro.