GARDINER – Herbert Douglas “Doug” Holloway, 92, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at the VA Medical Center, Togus, after a long illness. He was born June 19, 1915, in Kingfield, a son of Harry and Sarah Douglas Holloway. Doug was a major in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in France. He received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He graduated from Farmington Normal School. Doug married Muriel Dinsmore in 1948, in Portland. He was employed with the State of Maine Human Services, after a job promotion to Augusta, he moved to Head Tide and then to Edgecomb. Upon his wife’s retirement, Doug moved to Green Valley, Ariz. He returned to Maine in 2002 to be closer to family. Doug enjoyed sport-ing, hunting deer and partridge, fishing for trout and salmon, snowshoeing, hiking, tennis, walking, cross-country skiing and hobbies of gardening, picking berries and playing bridge. He loved his beagles. But his favorite pastime was reading. In the early 1960s, Doug purchased a cabin in Kingfield, on the banks of the Carrabasset River. Doug had his happiest times at the Kingfield cabin, enjoying the camaraderie of many friends, especially Robert Rummery and Wayne Tibbetts. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Muriel Dinsmore Holloway of Gardiner; two daughters, Catherine Holloway of Augusta and Elizabeth Frederick and her husband, Phillip, of Surry; two sisters, Pearl Pinkham of Newcastle and Ethel Hoppe of Rockport; six grandchildren, Mariah, Annalee, Christian, Grace, Nicole and Jody; five great-grand-children, Katrina, Timothy, Natashia, Margaret Marie and Isaac; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by sisters, Francis Brown and Kathleen Copp; and brother, James Douglas. Interment will be this summer in Kingfield. Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner.