Gerhard “Opa” F. Engelhardt

Posted Aug. 15, 2014, at 6:09 p.m.

BANGOR – Gerhard “Opa” F. Engelhardt, 82, passed away peacefully August 3, 2014 at home with his daughter, Judy and her daughter, Kaitlyn by his side. He was born October 4, 1931 in Germany, the oldest son of Anna and Wilhelm Engelhardt. Gerhard was married to Vivian Robbins on July 16, 1954 and settled in Bangor before having three children.

Gerhard owned and operated Bangor Upholstering Co. for many years. HE and Vivian loved to spend their summers in Stonington.

He was predeceased by his wife, Vivian.

Surviving are three children, Suzie and her husband Mike Shepard, Judith Engelhardt and a son, David Engelhardt; five grandchildren; one brother, one sister; many nieces, nephews and cousins.The family would like to thank New Hope Hospice for caring for Gerhard. A funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday August 19, 2014 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John’s Catholic Church, York St. Bangor.

A service of Brookings-Smith.

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