Dennis I. Farnham

Posted March 13, 2013, at 7:35 p.m.

PENOBSCOT – Dennis I. Farnham, 70, died March 12, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1942, in Castine, son of Hollis and Dorothy (Conner) Farnham.

Dennis was an avid wood cutter and would spend countless hours in the saw mill. He built his own lobster boat and was known as an outdoorsman, and he loved to pick on his grandchildren. Dennis lived in the same neighborhood his whole life.

Dennis is survived by his four children, Skip Farnham and significant other, Jody Reynolds, of Penobscot, Teresa Higgins and husband, Kevin, of Stockton Springs, Debbie Brown and husband, Roger, of Prospect and Linda Gray and husband, Ralph Jr., of Penobscot; 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Beverly L. Henry and Barbara Willis. Dennis was predeceased by his parents; wife, Ruth Farnham; brother, Alton Farnham; and sister, Rachel Harman.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, with Pastor Peter Remick officiating. After the service there will be a gathering at the Higgins home in Stockton Springs. Burial will be at Bay Cemetery, Penobscot. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com

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