Death Notice: Richard Henry Damren Obituary 2024




Belgrade Resident Richard Henry Damren Passes Away at 94



Belgrade Resident Richard Henry Damren Passes Away at 94

Belgrade, Maine – May 17, 2023 – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of
Richard Henry Damren, a cherished resident of Belgrade, Maine. Richard passed away peacefully at his home on May 16th,
surrounded by the love of his family. He was 94 years old.

A Life Well-Lived

Richard was born in Augusta, Maine on January 10, 1929, to parents Henry and Mary Damren. He spent his childhood in
Belgrade, where he developed a deep love for the outdoors and the community that would stay with him throughout his life.
After graduating from Belgrade High School, Richard served his country in the United States Army.

Upon returning home, Richard met the love of his life, Eleanor. They married in 1954 and together they built a
beautiful life in Belgrade. Richard worked as a carpenter for many years, and he was known for his exceptional
craftsmanship and strong work ethic.

Richard was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family, especially outdoors. He
was an avid fisherman and hunter, and he enjoyed taking his family on camping trips and boating excursions. Richard was
also an active member of the Belgrade community. He served on the Belgrade Board of Selectmen for many years, and he
was instrumental in the development of the Belgrade Lakes Region Historical Society.

Legacy of Love and Service

Richard will be remembered for his unwavering kindness, generosity, and dedication to his family and community. He was a
true gentleman, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. Richard’s legacy will continue to live on
through his children, grandchildren, and the countless lives he touched throughout his long and meaningful life.

Celebration of Life

A celebration of Richard’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of the Knowlton and Hewins
Funeral Home in Augusta. For more information, please contact the funeral home at (207) 623-8722.

In Memory

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Belgrade Lakes Region Historical Society, P.O. Box
247, Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918.

Obituary provided by the Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home.


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