Funeral for longtime FM employee John Davis, March 24

A funeral mass on March 24 will celebrate the life of John Davis of Old Town, a longtime and well-known Facilities Management employee. 

Davis had a 38-year career at UMaine, working as a custodian assigned to the Memorial Gym and Field House. He was a champion weightlifter, earning him the nickname Big John. He is remembered for his passion for the sport as well as his commitment to UMaine athletes and the athletic community.

The funeral mass begins at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 429 Main St., Old Town and will be livestreamed, according to his obituary. Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Town Animal Orphanage, P.O. Box 565, Orono, Maine 04473.