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Dana Dow GUILFORD- Dana O. "Jack" Dow, 69, died February 11, 2008 at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born January 9, 1939, in Milo son of Dana and Laura (Kelley) Dow. He served in the US Navy for 3 years and was stationed aboard the submarine tender, USS Orion. He worked in construction for most of his life principally in Massachusetts. He learned the craft of making manholes in Texas and used that knowledge for many years in his contracts with the public utilities. Jack was also known as Captain, after making many treasure chests for the grand children, nieces and nephews.

For the past several years he made his home with his nephew, David Foster, and his sister, and her husband, Carolyn and Earling Hersey, who survive him. He is also survived by his step-mother, Beverly Dow of Dover-Foxcroft; sisters and brothers, Patricia Stewart of Sangerville, Virginia and her husband, Tom Jehnings of CT, Gary and his wife, Delilah Dow of VA, Diana Dow and her companion, Jeff Carver of Sangerville, Janet and Robert Stutzman of Dover-Foxcroft, Guy and his wife, Heidi Dow of Guilford, Brenda and her husband, Jason Gourley of Guilford, a special aunt and uncle, Mary and Bodie Henderson of Milo; many nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Thunder. He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Peter Dow, and a nephew, Curt Foster.

At his request there will be no public services at this time. Spring burial will be in the Lee Cemetery in Dover-Foxcroft. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guestbook go to

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