Edgar B. McBrine Jr.
1936-2014 VERNON Edgar B. "Moose" McBrine, 77 of Fort Bridgman Road died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Mr. McBrine was born in Rockland, Maine on August 12, 1936 the son of Edgar B. and Addie L. (McIntosh) McBrine. He was raised and educated in Rockland where he attended public schools. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in both Hawaii and Okinawa prior to his honorable discharged from active service. Mr. McBrine worked as a boilermaker in the welding industry employed at the Bath, ME Iron Works and later at Vermont Yankee while the plant was under construction. He held membership in the Boilermaker's Union, Local #29 based in Quincy, Mass. Following his retirement he worked on a part-time basis as a crossing guard for the Brattleboro Police Department, his posts included the Oak Grove and Esteyville areas of town. Of his pastimes and interests he enjoyed his travel trailer, camping and loved to go to breakfast at the Dam Diner in Townshend and well as his other favorite restaurant the Four Leaf Clover in Bernardston. On April 30, 1971 at the Trinitarian Congregational Church in Northfield, Mass he was married to Moreene Denyou May who predeceased him on Febuary 25, 2007. Survivors include one step-son, Todd F. May of Palm Springs, CA, two step-daughters, Joelle L. May of Tucson, AZ and Denise Popko and her husband Dewey of Ashburnham, Mass, two sisters, Helen Fogg of Portland, ME and Paulyne McBrine of Carmel, ME, five children from a previous marriage, Katherine, Alice, Carol, Richard and Edgar, III, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Additionally he leaves many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two children Mary and Thomas and two sisters, Nancy Doughty and Barbara Foster. The immediate family would like to express their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Doctor John Glick for the excellent care and spirit of friendship throughout the years of being Mr. McBrine's personal physician and friend. Graveside committal services with military honors will take place in North Cemetery in Vernon at a later date to be announced by the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. McBrine's name may be made to Rescue Inc. P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302. To sign an online register book with messages of e-condolence to the family please visit www.atamaniuk.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Atamaniuk Funeral Home.
Atamaniuk Funeral Home
40 Terrace Street Brattleboro, VT 05301-2923
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Mar. 19, 2014