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Donald Packard Veteran
August 29, 2019


WESTBROOK- Donald Maynard Packard was born in Portland ME on 12/4/1926 to Ralph A. / Leona Spoffard and he died in peace on 8/29/2019. His siblings are/were; Patty, Dolores, Earl, Roy, Carlton, Ruth, Gerry and Barbara. Don has many, many friends, nieces, nephews and cousins who he continued to adore during his life.

Don’s love of his life was Ida May Eastman. They were married for 64 years during which he cared for her devotedly. Their children were/are: Donna May, Donald Edward, Ralph Maynard, Bradford Wayne and Heidi Lynn. Their grandchildren are/were; Robert, Earnest, Dawn, Tara, Leigh, Ralph Jr., Todd, Travis, Rebecca, Amy, Rachel, Nicholas and Joshua. The great-grandchildren are; Alex, Morgan, Keith, Brittney, George, Jonah, Nathanal, Madison, Gregory, Dakotah, Jasmine, Bryson, Alexis, Sa’rya, Collin, Devin, Laurie, Tristen, Charlie, Norah, Dominic, McKenzie, Jordan and Faye. He also has two great-great-children!

Don loved his animals, to play guitar and to cut a rug! Fishing, music, the stars, hunting, camping-Lilly Bay, gardening, making real Maine Maple Syrup, the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots were his favorite past times. He was a cook in the Navy/Seabees, owned and cooked at the Allen’s Avenue Coffee Shop and The Outlet on Sabbathday Lake. Don had a series of vending machines but he mostly enjoyed driving tractor-trailer.

Kindly join us for a graveside service at the Elmwood Cemetery in Pownal on October 12th at 1pm. Immediately following there will be a gathering to celebrate his life at the Amvets Post, 851 Lawrence Road in Durham, ME.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service website,

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Chad E. Poitras Cremation & Funeral Service
498 Long Plains Road
Buxton, ME 04093