1948 – 2015

DURHAM — Dorrance Marstaller, devoted husband of Gloria, passed away on Sunday, June 28, at Maine Medical Center.

He was born on March 10, 1948, to Barney and Marion (Clark) Marstaller. He attended school in Durham and graduated from Lisbon High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country in the Vietnam War.

Dorrance was a longtime employee of H.E. Sargent of Old Town, as well as Kramer’s Inc. in Sidney and Morgan’s NAPA Auto Parts in Lisbon. He enjoyed being his own boss as the owner of Pine Tree Gravely Sales & Service, and later Marstaller Industries LLC, his successful construction business. He enjoyed interacting with his customers and was a popular and well-known merchandiser throughout most of his life.

Dorrance willingly gave of his time and expertise to anyone whenever he saw a need. He was accomplished at many things, including building the house he lived in, and enjoyed working on anything mechanical and time spent working in the woods. Home was where his heart was, but he liked to travel. He had enjoyed riding the perimeter of the continental U.S. and Blue Ridge Mountains by motorcycle.

Dorrance is survived by his beloved wife, Gloria (Brown); his daughter, Corinna and husband, Ralph Bratcher; son, Kevin and wife, Terry; stepson, Dan Brown; grandchildren, Amber and Ralph “Trey” Bratcher III, Adam and Alex Thibeault, and Connor Brown; great-granddaughter, Rose Bratcher; three brothers: Paul and wife, Florence (Moore), Peter and wife, Marie (Norman), and Bruce and wife, Wendy (White); two sisters: Anne Tarr and Linda Marstaller; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and brother, Frank.

The family would like to thank Walt McCarty, Steve Benedict, Bill Ellis, Glen Stevens and his many dear friends for their close friendships with him over the years.

To view Dorrance’s memorial page, please visit www.ctcrawford.com.

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