MECHANIC FALLS — Gary William Durgin of Mechanic Falls passed away at his home Monday, Aug. 13.

Gary served his country as a U.S. Marine. He retired from BIW after many years of employment. Gary loved building sheds and homes, and was a dedicated family man who, alongside his wife, always helped those in need.

He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Mildred, who passed away last August.

He is survived by his daughter, Tanya Underwood; son-in-law, John Underwood; granddaughter, Kaitlynn Underwood; and his siblings, nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at

Gary W. Durgin

Share your condolences, kind words and remembrances below. You must be logged into the website to comment. Subscribers, please login. Not a subscriber? Register to comment for free or subscribe to support our work.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.