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Frank D. Genthner, Jr.

October 19, 1965 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 54)


Frank Deering Genthner, Jr. age 54 of Bristol, Maine passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 21, 2020 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.  He was born October 19, 1965 in Panorama, California to Frank Genthner, Sr. and Susan Lyon.

Frank grew up in Bristol, Maine and attended Bristol School and Lincoln Academy, enjoying the sports of soccer and baseball.

He worked many jobs, doing each one with vigor and pride.  His passions were working on the water, be it, working on a barge or a fishing boat. 

In his free time he loved to hunt and fish.  His greatest joy of all was his beautiful year and a half old son, Wyatt Genthner.

Frank is survived by his father, Frank Genthner, Sr. and his stepmother, Cecilia Genthner of Bristol, Maine.  His mother, Susan Lyon of California. His fiancé, Lauren Doele and son Wyatt Genthner of Bristol, son Brandon Simmons of Bristol, brothers, Michael Genthner of South Bristol and Charles Lyon of Las Angeles, California; stepbrother, Deering Genthner, Jr. of Bristol and step-sister, Christine Gove and husband, Scott Gove of Damariscotta.  Uncle and Aunt Clell and Gerri Genthner of Damariscotta and Aunt Lois Benner of Belfast, Maine; three grandchildren and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. 

Relatives and friends are invited to join Frank’s family for a service to celebrate his life at 5 o’clock PM on Friday evening, February 28, 2020 at Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta.  Reverend Richard Newell will officiate. A reception and a time for continued visitation will follow the service.

Should friends so desire, donations may be made in Frank’s memory to his memorial fund, payable to Lauren Doele, ℅ The First, P.O. Box #940, Damariscotta, Maine 04543.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543.  Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting:



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Celebration of Life
February 28, 2020

5:00 PM
Strong-Hancock Funeral Home
612 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543

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