BELFAST – Allan B. Calkins, 73, died April 11, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. Al was born May 4, 1939, in Veazie to Amy Fernald and Alvah Calkins.
Al worked for 41 years as a custodian for Bangor schools. He enjoyed mackerel fishing, dining out with family and friends, woodworking, mowing his fields, caring for his cats and archery. It was his joy of archery that brought him to meet his late wife of 29 years, Lois Clara Nickerson.
He is survived by his daughter and husband, Dianna and Tracy Porter; son, Shawn Calkins; sister, Ann Gulesian; grandchildren, Renee D’Amboise, Brian Porter, Katelyn Porter and Kaala Harvey; and great-grandchildren, Micah D’Amboise, Autumn Calkins and Katheryn Harvey. He was predeceased by his mother; father; and wife.
A graveside memorial service will be held 2 p.m. May 11, at Fairview Cemetery, State Street, Veazie. A reception will immediately follow at Veazie Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bangor Humane Society or Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation.