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Dennis Harlan Blakemore, 74

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Dennis Harlan Blakemore, 74

BRUNSWICK — Dennis Harlan Blakemore, 74, of Brunswick, died April 24.

A retired lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, his military career brought Blakemore and his family to Maine nearly 43 years ago. He was passionate about his service, in which he flew in P-3 Orions and finished his active career as an instructor in the Navy's survival school. While he continued in the reserves as a lieutenant commander, he also enjoyed work as a stockbroker in Portland.

He leaves behind his wife Suzanne; his son Michael and his wife Bea; his daughter Kirsten and her husband Jerry; and his grandchildren, Madeleine, Charlotte, Connor and Mason.

A funeral was held Saturday at Brackett Funeral Home in Brunswick. A memorial service with military honors was held Tuesday at the Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Brunswick. Interment will be in Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.