Russell Bohl

Russell “Russ” Bohl, 57, died Dec. 1, 2011 at his North Bridgton home after a short illness.

Russ was born Nov. 17, 1954, the son of Margaret (Walsh) and Lester H. Bohl of New York. He graduated from Chelmsford (Mass.) High School in 1973. He was employed as a contractor in Massachusetts and Maine.

On March 1, 1980 he married Carol Donahue in Chelmsford, Mass. They moved to North Bridgton with their family in 2003.

Russ loved hiking, snowboarding, snowmobiling, horseback riding, fishing and times spent with his family. He especially enjoyed trips up to his camp in Weld. He was a member of the Vineyard Christian Church in Mechanic Falls.

He is survived by his wife, Carol (Donahue) Bohl of North Bridgton; three daughters, Tracy Ann and her husband Troy Knowles and children Shana, Mark and Jonathan of Assonet, Mass.; Janine Adrian and her husband Michael Chaine and children Brandon, Benjamin, Logan, Riley, Tristen, Isabella and Colby of North Bridgton; and Lisa Marie Bohl-Donahue and children Kaitlin, Gabriella, Miya and Adelynn of Hubbardston, Mass.; one son, Russell Joseph Bohl and his wife Rebekah and children Tobias and Lydia of Gloucester, Mass., his mother, Margaret of Maryland; three sisters, Judy
O’Neal of Chelmsford, Mass., Pamela Dehmers of Maryland and Evelyn Varnerin of Norton, Mass., and one brother, John Bohl of Greenville.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Vineyard Christian Church, 90 Lewiston Rd. (Rte. 121), Mechanic Falls at 1 p.m. with a reception in the fellowship hall after the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to: Wounded Warrior Project at

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