Allen F. Soule

Bowdoinham-Allen Franklin Soule born in Portland on March 19, 1953, the son of Laurence Porter Soule Jr. and Jean Carter Soule left this world to be with the Lord on September 3, 2012 at Bodwell Hospice Care in Brunswick Maine after being diagnosed with Brain Cancer in November of 2009. He was surrounded by friends and much of his family in his last days.

He grew up in South Freeport, where he enjoyed sailing. He graduated from Freeport High School and attended Community College in Lubec for boatbuilding, and graduated from Southern Maine Technical College with a Class 3 License in Wastewater Treatment. He worked for a while at the Lewiston Auburn Wastewater Treatment Facility, then at Pejepscot Paper in Topsham as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. In 1982 he left to work at BIW. He worked until August 3`d.

Allen was loved by many, as he was a wonderful kind man. He was always there to help people and often the first one there. He became a Bluegrass Fan around 2004 and decided to learn how to play the fiddle. He jammed every Friday night with his friends and group The Good Intentions. They played at the DRUM Church in October as a fundraiser for the heating fund, and played at Richmond Elder Care this spring. In the past, he enjoyed boating on Merrymeeting Bay. He loved to Cross Country Ski and hike. He hiked Mt. Katadhin with friends and family. He was able to enjoy time with his Granddaughter Beatrice.

He was predeceased by his Grandparents, his father, Laurence Porter Soule Jr, his brother Brenton Carter Soule. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Jill of Bowdoinham, son Austin, Tina, and their daughter Beatrice of Erie PA, son Nathaniel, who is serving as a Petty Officer in the Navy and was very proud to see him graduate from boot camp, Mother, Jean Carter Soule of Cumberland, sister Nancy LeClair and her husband, Richard of Freeport, brother-in-law Craig of Portland and his wife Cathy, brother-in-law Jack and his wife Samantha of Cape Elizabeth, his sister-inLaw, Barbara Soule of Brewer, Mother in Law Marion B Lowe of South Portland, and nieces, nephews , and great nieces.

A memorial service will take place on Sunday, September 9th at 1pm at the Dresden-Richmond United Methodist Church Pleasant St. Richmond. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society 124 Watertown Street Suite 2D Watertown, MA 02472 or the Dresden Richmond United Methodist Church 121 Pleasant Street Richmond, ME 04357.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357