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Douglas A. Lathrop Sr.

August 18, 1941 - February 15, 2018
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Brunswick- Douglas A. Lathrop Sr. age 76 died Thursday, February 15th at his residence.  He was a perpetual student, professional procrastinator, and eternal optimist.  He was born August 18,1941 in Stockton Springs, ME, the son of George A. Lathrop Sr. and Mildred E. Burdette.

Doug graduated from Stockton Springs High School in 1959.  In 1961 he started work at Bath Iron Works in the electrician’s apprentice program, moving through various positions at the company and retiring in  1995  as the foreman of the Ship Mechanical Test and Operations department.  Later, Doug started his own company, managing 2 Reverse Osmosis systems.  For the last few years he was a building contractor and performed architectural design for local builders.  He always said, "I never worked when I went to a job I enjoyed.”

He married his wife Donna on February 20, 2000.  They were friends since they met in 1966.

Doug was active in the Cancer Crusade Capers and the Kiwanis Club.
Surviving besides his wife Donna are 4 children, Douglas A. Jr. and his wife Carol of Newport, KY. Christopher K. and his wife Jennifer of Hooksett, NH, Christopher W. and his wife Emily Thompson of North Andover, MA, and Michael S. and his wife Diane of Topsham, 3 step-children, Christopher M. Link and his wife Nicole of Jacksonville. OR, Kari A. Bailen of Gulfport, MS, and Patrick L. Weed and his wife Grace of Garden Grove, CA, 16 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, a handful of close friends and countless acquaintances.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, February 18th from 1-2PM  at Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, where a memorial service will follow at  2 PM.  Burial will follow at a later date in Varney Cemetery, Brunswick.

Donations in Doug’s Memory can be mailed to the Meso Foundation, 1317 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or

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