Donald C. Christianson 85 of Waldoboro passed away on July 19, 2020 at the Sussman House in Rockport, with family at his side. His health has been declining for some time, due to Supranucear Palsy, a rare brain disorder and returning lung cancer, and pneumonia.
He was born November 9, 1934 in Washington, Maine. His parents are the late Waldemar Christianson Sr. and Florence Marie Brown Christianson. He was the fourth child of seven. He graduated Grammar School at the Hodge School in Washington, Maine. In his early years he worked with his Father painting houses. He had a convenience store on the hill in Waldoboro in the late 70’s and early 80’s, with wife Jean, there he bought and sold cars as well. He sold the store and they moved to California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, where they managed a motel, he did all the maintenance and then got hurt, so they moved back to Maine, and he sold used cars, he also drove people to appointments for awhile too.
He married Frances Turner at a young age and they had three children, Charles, Susan, and Brett. After they divorced he married Jean Fortin, they had several years together, they traveled a lot until she became sick and passed away.
He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing Country and Western music.
He is predeceased by his parent’s, brother Waldemar Jr. and sister Shirley M. Black. He is survived by his companion of fifteen years Faye Blair, son Charlie Christianson and wife Diane of Freedom, daughter Susan Fuller and husband Edward of Montville and son Brett of Washington; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews; cousin Dolly Tobey and husband Richard, Melrose MA, sister Marion Whitmore, Waldoboro, Joan Moody, Waldoboro, Anna Bickford and husband Harry Rex, Waldoboro and Norma Sproul and husband Paul, of Round Pond and his favorite cat Mickey Moo.
A service will be held at a date and time to be announced.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro. To extend online condolences please visit www.hallfuneralhomes.com.