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Timothy G. Downey, Sr., 57: Former Navyman, enjoyed kayaking

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Timothy G. Downey, Sr., 57: Former Navyman, enjoyed kayaking

BRUNSWICK — Timothy G. Downey, Sr., 57, died Friday, Nov. 26 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center.

Born in New Brunswick, N.J., Sept. 12, 1953, the son of Ralph and Marie Barry Downey, he was a graduate of Edison High School.

On June 7, 1975, he married Luanne Keszler in Highland Park, N.J.

For 20 years he served in the U.S. Navy, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. During his time with the Navy he was stationed all over the world, including ports of call in Japan, Iceland, The Azores, Iraq, Spain, and Puerto Rico.

Following his retirement from the Navy in 1993, he worked at Brunswick Naval Air Station and seasonally at L.L. Bean.

He enjoyed camping and kayaking.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and Robert Downey.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Luanne of Brunswick; two daughters, Susan M. Downey of Brunswick and Ellen R. Downey of Maryland, and two sons, Timothy G. Downey, Jr., and Joseph E. Downey, both of Brunswick; a brother, Barry Downey of Pennsylvania; and a grandson, River Downey.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 2, at the First Parish Church in Brunswick.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society of Maine, One Bowdoin Mills Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086.

Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick.

Condolences can be expressed at brackettfuneralhome.com.