The Brydons

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Donald J. Brydon

Donald J. Brydon

Male 1923 - 2016  (93 years)

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  • Name Donald J. Brydon 
    Born 22 Aug 1923  Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 1942  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 Dec 2016  Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7338  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2018 

    Father Charles Stuart Brydon,   b. 20 Apr 1893, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1984, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Alice D. Flynn,   b. May 1896, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1970, Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1919  Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was a truck driver and she a clerk at this time.
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine J. McDonough,   b. 9 Aug 1928, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 2011, Fairfax, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1957  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F3094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1923 - Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 1942 - Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1957 - Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 2016 - Fairfax, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Donald J. Brydon
    Donald J. Brydon

  • Notes 
    • Fairfax, Virginia - Donald J. Brydon, 93, formerly of Westbrook, died Monday, December 26, 2016 in Virginia.

      He was born on August 22, 1923, in Westbrook, the son of Charles S. Brydon and Alice (Flynn) Brydon. He graduated from Westbrook High School in 1941, where he was president of his class.

      Mr. Brydon enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps on December 1, 1942 and served three years in the Aleutian Islands, where he was a Sergeant in the 58th Fighter Control Squadron.

      After World War II, he attended Northeastern Business College in Portland, where he studied accounting.

      Mr. Brydon became chief accountant of Utilities Distributors, Inc. and later was assistant treasurer of Appliance Wholesalers, Credit Corp of Maine and Mecaw Industries. Before retiring in 1985, he was a director and treasurer of Oakhurst Dairy for 22 years.

      He served on the Westbrook City Council for two terms and was Mayor of Westbrook from 1972 to 1973.

      He was also president and a director of the Maine Milk Dealers Association for many years and was a director of the Maine Dairy Council.

      Mr. Brydon was formerly a member of the American Legion, Woodfords Club, Westbrook Republican Club, Executive Club, Kiwanis Club and the Cumberland Club.

      Surviving are his daughter, Dawn Brydon Sweeney and her husband Timothy of Oakton, VA; his son Steven C. Brydon, of Fairfax, VA; four grandchildren, Lauren Hannon and her husband Craig, Merideth Brydon, Matthew Brydon, Kevin Sweeney; and one great grandchild, Charlotte Fox.

      Mr. Brydon was predeceased by his parents, his granddaughter Allison Grace Sweeney, and his beloved wife of 53 years, Catherine (McDonough) Brydon. He was admired by all who knew him and will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

      Visiting hours will be held at the Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland on Monday, January 9, 2017 from 10-11AM followed by a Funeral Service at 11AM. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Broadway, South Portland.

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      Sgt. Donald J. Brydon, 58th Fighter Control Squadron, 11th Air Force
      He served in World War II, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
      National Park Service interview with Donald...
      https://www.nps.gov/aleu/learn/photosmultimedia/interview-brydon.htm