Cleveland A. Page ’48

Cleveland A. Page ’48 died on April 24, 2008, at his home in Nobleboro, Maine.

Born in Damariscotta on May 30, 1924, he prepared for college at Lincoln Academy, where he was valedictorian of his graduating class. During World War II, he served in the Army’s 15th Weather Squadron in New Guinea and the Southern Philippines. After the war, he attended Bowdoin, where he became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity. He earned his law degree at Boston University Law School, was a member of the Maine Bar Association, and was the oldest practicing attorney in Lincoln County. He served as president of the Rotary Club and as deacon of the Damariscotta Baptist Church, was a lifetime member of the VFW and a 50-year member of the Masons, as well as a little league coach and long time licensed real estate broker and owner of Page Realty. He was also a band instructor well known for his musical talents, playing for many years at the Lakehurst Dance Hall in Damariscotta as well as with the Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band and several other bands. He was predeceased by his brother Sherman Page ’44. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Lincoln Page, whom he married in 1948; a brother, Otis S. Page, Jr.; three sons, Lincoln and Philip of Nobleboro and Bradley of Mansfield, Tex.; a daughter, Julie Burnheimer of Gorham; and eight grandchildren.