Douglas “Doug” Nichols Pettengill, Jr.

Life Story

Douglas N. Pettengill, Jr., 59, of New Auburn, passed away peacefully at his home on August 4, 2018. He was born in Portland on December 3, 1958, he was the  son of  Douglas N. Pettengill Sr. and Barbara C. (Maloney) Crandall. Doug acquired his education in Auburn and proudly joined the United States Marine Corp in 1976 where he was awarded the good conduct medal and made Lance Corporal. He was employed by the Auburn Municipal airport, Chimbro, Turner Transfer Station and self-employed with various carpentry projects.  Doug enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, fishing, telling stories, helping friends or family and playing the harmonica. Survivors include; two sons; Paul Pettengill and Jason Giguere of Turner, three daughters; Amanda Pettengill of Livermore Falls, Jenny Byron of Turner and Michele Parker of Jay, a sister Barbara M. Gabri and brother-in-law Joey Gabri of Greene, niece Krysten Gabri of Monmouth, nephew Capen N. Gabri of Greene, grandchildren; Nicholas, Matthew, Luke, Carter, Alyssa, Erwin, Aliyah, Logan, Lexi and Kaleb. Doug was pre-deceased by his father Douglas, mother Barbara, grandmother Violet and daughter Nichole (Nikki) Byron. He will be remembered as an independent, hard worker who dedicated his time and energy to his family.

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