Peter Danforth Colburn

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    - Norm Jutras
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    - Betty Decoste
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Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel
21 Pond St
Hingham, MA
Memorial service
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
11:00 AM
Saint John the Evangelist
172 Main Street
Hingham, MA
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HINGHAM, Mass. - Peter Danforth Colburn, of Hingham, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at the age of 86.Peter was born on Nov. 20, 1932, in Natick. Husband of Louise Colburn; father of Peter D Colburn Jr., and Thomas H Colburn. Grandfather of Lindsay, Kelly, Emma and Matthew Colburn. Currently living in Hingham, Mass., he previously resided in Stoughton, Mass., Harpswell, and Brunswick, Maine. Peter graduated from Bowdoin College, class of 1954. He was employed at JE Gould (Portland, Maine) and Gilman Bros. (Dorchester, Mass.). He volunteered as town meeting representative in Stoughton, Mass.; Harpswell, Maine Planning Board, and Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention Program in Brunswick, Maine. Arrangements are under the care of Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel in Hingham. A memorial service will be held at Saint John the Evangelist, 172 Main St., Hingham, on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 11 a.m. For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.downingchapel.comDonations in memory of Peter can be sent to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 6, 2019
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