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Alfred Doane Jr.

1943 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Alfred A. Doane, Jr., 75

Hubbardston - Alfred A. Doane, Jr., 75, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2018 at the Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester. He was a son of Alfred A. and Ruth I. (Shaffer) Doane.

He attended Worcester Boy's Trade High School and went on to enjoy a long career spanning more than 50 years as a service technician, retiring from Higgins Power Sport in 2008. Al was honored to receive the Golden Wrench Award of New England on three separate occasions. He was a member of the First Parish Unitarian Church of Hubbardston for many years and was active in community theatre. Al had a passion for building and racing motorcycles and was a member of the Camsters Hot Rod Club of Hubbardston and a Life Member of the Hubbardston Rod and Gun Club.

Al will be lovingly missed and remembered by his wife, Cynthia Washburn-Doane of Hubbardston; two sons, Alfred Doane III and his wife, Lori of Fryeburg, ME and Clayton Doane and his wife, Elidia of Spring Lake, NC; two daughters, Robin Doane-Irving and her husband, Mark of Cordova, AK and Caroline Doane of Hubbardston; two brothers, William and Leonard Doane, both of Hubbardston; grandchildren, Kyle and Keegan Irving and Daphanie and Crystal Doane; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a daughter, Rebecca Doane in 2004.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Al's family from 10 to 11 am followed by a memorial service at 11 am on Sunday, August 19 at the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden. Burial will follow at Rural Glen Cemetery, Route 68, Hubbardston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rebecca Doane Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o GFA Federal Credit Union, 229 Parker Street, Gardner, MA 01440.

Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Aug. 2 to Aug. 12, 2018
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