David F. Brassbridge 06/26/2019

David F. Brassbridge

David F. Brassbridge, 70, of DeKalb, died on June 26, 2019, at his home.  As per David’s wishes there will be no services.  David is survived by his husband, Richard Fitzgerald, his son, David F. and his wife Annette Brassbridge II of Swanville, ME, a daughter, Angela and her husband Timothy Donaldson of Hermon, brothers, Lawrence and his wife Charlene Brassbridge, Roger and his wife Shirley Brassbridge, Wayne and his wife Pamela Brassbridge, Kenneth and his wife Gail Brassbridge, Carlton and his wife Millie Brassbridge, Stephen and his wife Dianna Brassbridge, a sister, June Johnson all of Frankfort, ME, grandchildren, James David Brassbridge, Jenna Brassbridge, Julia Brassbridge, Chase Donaldson, Gage Donaldson, Richard Martin and his companion, Tara Richards, great grandchild, Aubree, extended family, Lisa Camidge,  several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by brothers, Robert Brassbridge, and John Young. David was born on April 21, 1949, in Winterport, ME, the son of the late, Lawrence C. and Elmyra I. Young Brassbridge.   He graduated from Searsport High School, the he received a bachelor’s degree from Mater Dei College. A marriage to Carol Lape ended in divorce.  He was a devoted employee of The Arc Jefferson/ St. Lawrence for over 39 years as a director support professional. He also trained athletes for Special Olympics for many years.  David enjoyed, mowing the lawn, going to the casino, doing scratchers, making bonfires, and gardening. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the DeKalb Junction Volunteer Fire Dept., the Hermon Fire Dept. or the Frankfort Congregational Church, 42 S. Main Road, Frankfort, ME, 04438.

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  1. Sincere condolences to all the family. Dave was a wonderful, funny guy and we will all miss his good nature and humor. My heart goes out to you all.

  2. Sincere condolences to all the family. Dave was a great guy with a wonderful personality. His good nature and sense of humor will be missed by anyone who knew him. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.

  3. Dave was a sweetie ! We had a lot of fun joking with each other.It breaks my heart that he has left us. Hugs,Love and prayers to his family and all of his friends ! I will miss him and smile at all the memories I have !

  4. My sincerest condolences to Dick and his many family and friends, especially at Deviller St. We cannot feel help but feel sad for losing a genuine “character” such as Dave, but we can be glad to have been friends with such a great guy! His sense of humor will be sorely missed! My heart and prayers go out to all impacted by his passing.

  5. I worked with David at Deviller Street many years ago, he was a true Helper to all whom worked there.
    May he rest in peace.
    Condolences to his family.

  6. Caitlin and I are so shocked and saddened that the world has lost such a compassionate friend. My deepest condolences are with Dick and the family, you are in our hearts and thoughts. David cared tenderly for our brother and uncle for years and years and has been a trusted part of our family as a result. I will miss sharing our long conversations, and Dave’s wry observations and delightful humor, I know my brother will sorely grieve the loss of a man he looked up to and admired, and I am grief stricken that I will not hear his warm voice with the Down Easter accent, or see his smiling face greet me again. I am grateful for the wonderful memories we share thanks to Dave’s kind efforts and good work with my brother, the Special Olympics, and all the folks at the Independent Residence. His impact is truly his lasting legacy and I am so glad he came into our family’s life!

  7. I am so sorry I am just hearing if this now. He was a wonderful.person and so much joy he brought to life. I have so many fond memories. My prayers and thoughts are with you

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