In memory of
Donald V. Thorne
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In memory of
Donald V. Thorne
LAKELAND, Fla. - Donald V. Thorne, 86, died Jan. 8, 2019. Mr. Thorne was born in Portland on March 5, 1932 to the late Maurice and Leada Thorne. He grew up in Westbrook, and upon graduating from Westbrook High School and Boston University he worked in education and guidance counseling for over 40 years. He spent his summers on the lake in China, Maine, and has been a Lakeland, Fla. resident for over 20 years. He enjoyed snow and water skiing along with time with his family. He retired to Highland Fairways in 1996 and was active in the community playing cribbage, bridge and golf.Mr. Thorne is survived by his wife of 60 plus years, Edna Thorne; three children, Vincent (Andree) Thorne, Michael (Margaret) Thorne, and Deborah (James) Levasseur; siblings, Robert, David, and Diane; along with eight grandchildren.There will be a Mass at Resurrection Church in Lakeland, Fla. @ 11 a.m., Monday Jan. 14, followed by a celebration luncheon at Highland Fairways community center. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.
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Resurrection Catholic Church
3855 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33813
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In memory of
Donald V. Thorne
LAKELAND, Fla. - Donald V. Thorne, 86, died Jan. 8, 2019. Mr. Thorne was born in Portland on March 5, 1932 to the late Maurice and Leada Thorne. He grew up in Westbrook, and upon graduating from Westbrook High School and Boston University he worked in education and guidance counseling for over 40 years. He spent his summers on the lake in China, Maine, and has been a Lakeland, Fla. resident for over 20 years. He enjoyed snow and water skiing along with time with his family. He retired to Highland Fairways in 1996 and was active in the community playing cribbage, bridge and golf.Mr. Thorne is survived by his wife of 60 plus years, Edna Thorne; three children, Vincent (Andree) Thorne, Michael (Margaret) Thorne, and Deborah (James) Levasseur; siblings, Robert, David, and Diane; along with eight grandchildren.There will be a Mass at Resurrection Church in Lakeland, Fla. @ 11 a.m., Monday Jan. 14, followed by a celebration luncheon at Highland Fairways community center. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.
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Services Provided By
Resurrection Catholic Church
3855 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33813
Past Services ╲╱
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