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Harold Bills Cushman Jr.

June 21, 1941 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 76)

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Phippsburg - Harold Bills (Bill) Cushman Jr., passed away on November 3, 2017 at his home with his family by his side.  Harold was born on June 21, 1941, in Salem, MA, the son of Harold Sr & Charlotte (Bogle) Cushman. 


Bill attended Cardigan Mt. School in Canaan, NH, Swampscott High School, Swampscott, MA; University of MA Stockbridge School of Agriculture in Amherst, MA


In 1957, Harold proudly joined the United States Army and served his country until 1962, stationed in US and Germany


On May 23, 1964, Bill married Jacquelyn Coughlin Cushman and the couple resided in Phippsburg to raise their family.


Bill is the grandson of Nathan A. Cushman founder of Sebasco Lodge (Sebasco Harbor Resort), Cushman Bakery, and Oakhurst Dairy


Prior to moving to Maine in 1968, Bill worked for Cushman Bakery and Larry Durkee's Welding Co. in MA. Bill spent 26 years as Golf Course Superintendent of  Sebasco Lodge. He was active in and served as president of the Maine Golf Course Superintendents Association. He was a past president of the Molokai Lions Club on Molokai, HI and an active member of the Waialua Congregational Church on Molokai, HI


Bill and his wife, Jackie, live in Sebasco, ME and Kaunakakai, HI. His hobbies included walking his cat Poki, building his home in Hawaii, gardening, boating, target shooting, traveling, music and family gatherings.


Bill passed away following a long illness with his wife, son, and granddaughter, Livy at his side in his home in Sebasco.


Preceded in death by son Richard Myles Cushman, parents Harold and Charlotte Cushman and brother, Charles Cushman


Survived by his wife, Jacquelyn and son, Harold Bills Cushman 3rd, Sebasco, ME

Granddaughters: Isabelle Cushman of Bowdoinham, ME and Olivia Cushman of Sebasco, ME, brother, Robert Cushman of  Sebasco, ME and Ft. Myers, FL. 

Besides his granddaughters, he leaves 6 nieces and 2 nephews and their spouses, several nieces and nephews in law and several great nieces and nephews.


Friday November 10th at 1:00 pm Memorial service at Phippsburg Congregational Church, Phippsburg ME, reception immediately following at his home in Sebasco.

Saturday Novenber 11th family burial at Brooklawn Cemetary, Portland ME


Arrangements by Desmond Funeral Home, 638 High St. Bath, ME 04530


In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to: Hospice Care: CHANS Home Health and Hospice, 60 Baribeau Dr, Brunswick, ME 04011 or Phippsburg Ambulance,   P.O. Box 83, Phippsburg, Maine  04562

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Charitable donations may be made to:

CHANS Home Health Care
60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick ME 04011
Tel: 1-207-729-6782

Phippsburg Ambulance Fund
P.O. Box 83, Phippsburg ME 04562

 Service Information

Funeral Service
November 10, 2017

1:00 PM
Phippsburg Congregational
10 Church Lane
Phippsburg, Maine 04062

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