BUCKSPORT – Donnis C. Birmingham, 72, died Monday August 25, 2014 at a Brewer health care facility. He was born in Island Falls on August 27, 1941, the son of Carl and Ida (Strait) Birmingham, he was raised in Patten, until the time he moved to Bucksport.
He worked as a cook and papermaker. He was married for over 50 years to Lois A. (McClain) Birmingham.
He is survived by three sons; Keith Birmingham of Bucksport, Gary Birmingham and wife, Rhonda of Enfield and Dale Birmingham and fiancée, Nicole Beaulieu of Bangor, grandchildren; Carl Birmingham and wife, Morgan of Old Town, Michelle Birmingham of Nantucket, Natalie Birmingham of Verona Island and David Birmingham and sister, Faith Birmingham of Bangor, one brother, Caroll Birmingham and wife, Cordene of Sherman, two sisters, Jean Kuzmic of Orrington and Sharon Deans and husband, Leroy of Orrington as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife in 2012.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Franklin Street United Methodist Church with Pastor Peter Remick officiating. Memorial contributions in Donnis’s memory may be made to Franklin Street United Methodist Church P.O. Box 1727 Bucksport, ME 04416. Arrangements are by Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Bucksport. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com