AUGUSTA – Edward W. Brougham of Manchester passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, at Maine General Medical Center.

He was born in Bennington, Vt., on June 24, 1930, to Madelyn (O’Brien) Brougham and Edward L. Brougham. He graduated from Wilton Academy, Class of 1948, and also Maine School of Commerce and Michigan State University.

Ted served in the Air Force during the Korean War from 1951 through 1955. He was personnel manager at G.H Bass & Co. for 13 years, and then on to Converse Shoe, and then on to Saunders Manufacturing.

He was a member of American Legion Post 40 in Winthrop and the Blinded Veterans of Maine Association. He was a past president of the “Associated Industries of Maine Personnel Association,” and through his years in Human Resources, he provided jobs to countless people.

He married Mary Delaine Mooar on June 20, 1964.

He is survived by, and will be lovingly missed by his wife, Mary, of 44 years; his three sons, and a very special daughter-in-law, son, Terrance and his wife, Nancy, of Farmingdale, son, Brian and his fiancée, Debbie Davis, of Hallowell and son, Casey of Manchester; three grandchildren, Joshua Brougham of Pittston, Nicole Brougham of Farmingdale and Christopher Davis of Hallowell; his brother, Francis Brougham of North Jay; his sister, Eileen Dorman of Wilton; his sister, Patricia Carleton of Farmington; his step-mother, Monique Provost of Lewiston; as well as many nieces and nephews, who he loved dearly.

He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters, Marie Mitchell and Marguerite (Peggy) Whitney; and a brother, Daniel Brougham.

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