Douglas M. Brackett, 77, of Bristol died the evening of Feb. 25, 2010, with his loving wife, Virginia (Chickering) Brackett, by his side. Born in Bristol on Aug. 10, 1932, he was the son of Merritt and Vera (Russell) Brackett.

A graveside service for Mr. Brackett will be held at the New Harbor Cemetery on Thursday, March 4 at 1 p.m.

Arrangements are with the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home in Damariscotta. Condolences for the family may be expressed by visiting