PRESQUE ISLE and SQUAPAN – Edward A. Durgin, Jr. 66, died Oct. 26, 2004, at the Maine Veterans Home in Caribou. He was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Franklin, N.H., the son of Edward A. and Pauline (Johnson) Durgin. Ed was a member of the Presque Isle Congregational Church. He was most recently employed at the Aroostook Area Agency on Aging. Ed served in the U.S. Air Force 1958-1979, spending most of that time as a special agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. During his service career he was awarded a Bronze Star, a Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medals and a Good Conduct Medal. Ed was a life member and currently the service officer and treasurer of D.A.V. Chapter 8 and was also a life member of the Hayward-Frazier Post No. 2599 VFW and the Ray Goding Post No. 88 American Legion. For the past several years Ed was greatly involved with Hospice of Aroostook and was once honored as Hospice Volunteer of the Year for the State of Maine. Surviving him is his wife, Janet Lee Durgin of Squapan; two sons, Michael Durgin and his wife, Leana, of Missouri, Kevin Durgin of North Carolina; two daughters, Sharon Bosley and her husband, Steve, of North Carolina and Angela Hambright and her husband, Jim, of Virginia; a brother, Richard Durgin of New Hampshire; two sisters, Pat Robie and her husband, Ray and Debbie Desmarais and her husband, Rick, all of New Hampshire; stepdaughters, Dayna-Lee Wishart and her husband, Bob, of Soldier Pond and Jondalyn Brewer and her husband, Tim, of Mars Hill; stepson, Edward “Chuck” James of California; 17 grandchildren, including local grandchildren Ashley Brewer and Ryan and Shane Wishart; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the Presque Isle Congregational Church on Church St. with the Rev. Dr. Robert Grove-Markwood officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. A military committal service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Caribou. The family requests that gifts in his memory be made to D.A.V. Chapter No. 8, The Maine Veterans Home in Caribou or to Hospice of Aroostook. Envelopes may be obtained at the funeral home. Arrangements are in the care of the Duncan-Graves Funeral Home in Presque Isle.