Darryl E. Hagar ’85

Darryl Edward Hagar, 54, passed away Nov. 29.

Born on April 2, 1963, Darryl grew up in Nobleboro and graduated from Lincoln Academy in 1981. He was a proud alumnus of Maine Maritime Academy, where he graduated in 1985 with a degree in maritime navigation. He entered the merchant marines as a 3rd mate, attained the rank of chief mate, shipping throughout the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. He aptly carried out many assignments throughout his long career sailing on supertankers, car carriers, and cargo ships, including the wartime logistics ships supporting the U.S. Navy during the Persian Gulf War.

Darryl was predeceased by his father, Harry Hagar Jr. in 1983.

Darryl will be forever and lovingly remembered by his wife, Cherly Hagar; sons, Darryl of Bangor, and Joshua of Portsmouth, Va.; mother, Patricia; brothers, Mark (Cindy) and Christopher; sister, Karen-Ann, all of Damariscotta; brother, Randall (Gabriele) of Washougal, Wash.; nieces, Katie, Alina, Gabby, Mia, and Samantha; and nephews, Seth, Justin, Camden, and Zachary.

A private interment in Maine, with immediate family members, is planned. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Survivors of Suicide Support Group, c/o LincolnHealth Development Office, attention: Julie DeLong, 35 Miles St., Damariscotta, ME 04543.

Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting www.StrongHancock.com.

Local arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.