Douglas J. Card, 73


Douglas Card

Douglas Card

SCARBOROUGH — Douglas J. Card, 73, of Scarborough died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough.

He was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, on Jan. 23, 1943, the son of Douglas S. Rodick and Maria Card. He was educated in Cape Elizabeth schools.

On July 2, 1960, he married Marion L. Scholar in So. Portland. She died on Jan. 17, 2016.

Mr. Card served nine years with the United States Marine Corps, during the Viet Nam War, with the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 261. After being discharged, he owned and operated Village TV in Fallbrook, Calif. He returned to Maine in 1971, where he owned and operated Village TV sales and service in Scarborough. He then worked as a salesman for Mack Truck Co. in Portland, Manchester, N.H. and Pompano Beach, Fla. He last worked for Fleet Pride as manager of truck repairs in Scarborough, retiring in 2008.

Douglas enjoyed competitive shooting of sporting clays at Scarborough Fish & Game and traveling. He was a member of the National Sporting Clays Association.

Surviving are a daughter, Tammy J. Card of Scarborough; two sons, Douglas J. Card Jr. of South Portland and Steven J. Card of Scarborough; a sister, Louisita Smith of Durham; a brother, Richard Card of Casco; a half-sister, Linda Shosky of Washington state; four half-brothers, Titan Rodick of Washington State, Peter Card of Portland, Joseph Card of Brunswick and Raymond Card of Portland; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews

A private graveside service with military honors will be held at Black Point Cemetery in Scarborough. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford.

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Donations in Douglas J. Card’s memory may be made to the Gosnell Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Rd., Scarborough, ME 04074.

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