LOUIS A. COSTIGAN JR.

Posted May 06, 2009, at 6:55 p.m.

PROSPECT – Louis A. Costigan Jr., 83, died May 6, 2009, at Sedgewood Commons after a long illness. Louis was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Bangor, the son of Louis A. and Josephine (Burton) Costigan Sr. Louis attended Bangor Schools, and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Korea. Louis retired from the L.C.P. Plant in Orrington after many years of service. He was an avid horseshoe player, as well as a hunter and fisherman, sports that he often shared with his sons. Louis also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and gardening. Lou was always quick with a smile and will be remembered by all who knew him for his ability to play the harmonica. He is survived by children, David Costigan and wife, Flora, of Orland, Robert Costigan and wife, Nancy Frazee, of Buxton, Steven Costigan and wife, Berta, of Hermon, Dana Costigan and wife, Donna, of Freeport and Darrell Costigan and wife, Jeanne, of Durham; grandchildren, Christopher Costigan of Oregon, Jaime, Joel and Micah Costigan of Buxton, Todd Hallenbeck of Freeport, Amanda and Shellie Costigan of Hermon, and Evelyn Costigan of Durham; great-grandchildren, Isaac Sullivan, Samantha Rushmore, Mackenzie, Aliah and Gage Coltart; two brothers, Frank Costigan and wife, Mary Jane, of Stockton Springs and Joseph Costigan and wife, Virginia, of Prospect; two sisters, Marie Pomeroy and husband, William, and Julia Costigan, all of Corinth; several nieces and nephews. Louis was predeceased by his parents; wife, Rebecca (Larrabee) Costigan; son, James Louis Costigan; grandson, Matthew Louis Costigan; sister, Louise Costigan; and brother, Stanley Costigan. Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, with Pastor Peter Remick officiating. Interment will be at Grove Cemetery, Belfast. Donations in his memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115.

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