ROBERT B. DUNNING JR. BANGOR – Robert Blaisdell Dunning, 74, of Bangor, died Oct. 1, 2003, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 12, 1928, in Bangor, the son of Robert Blaisdell Dunning Sr. and Frances (Willey) Dunning. He attended schools in Bangor and Hampden and graduated from Husson College, Class of 1950. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Robert was manager of the paint, building materials and hardware for 33 years at the R.B. Dunning Co. of Bangor. He was a former member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, had been an active volunteer for the United Fund and a former member of the Masons and Anah Shriners. Surviving are his wife, Elaine (Ambrose) Dunning of Bangor; one son, Robert B. Dunning III of Hiram; and one niece, Frances A. Dunning. He was predeceased by two sons, James A. Dunning and David M. Dunning; one brother, John K. Dunning and a sister, Mary B. Lenihan. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A graveside service for the family only will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Gifts in his memory for those who wish may be made to Respiratory Therapy, care of Eastern Maine Charities, EMMC, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04401.