James F. Bogart Sr.

March 9, 1927November 20, 2012

James F. Bogart Sr., 85, of Portland died peacefully on November 20, 2012.

James was born on March 9, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY; the son of John and Helen Bogart. James attended Brooklyn schools and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Army. James proudly served his country during WWII as well as the Korean War and was honorably discharged with the rank of Master Sergeant. James worked for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring after many years of service.

James enjoyed building model planes and boats and travelling to visit family and friends in New York and Georgia.

Predeceasing James was his wife Thelma M. Bogart in 2011.

Surviving are two sons; John and his wife Margaret of Saco, James Jr. and his wife Candace of So. Portland; two daughters, JoAnn Brann and her husband D. Andrew of Coplin Plantation, Kathy Booth and her husband David of Portland; a brother Calvin Bogart of New York; 10 grandchildren, Christy, Beth, Becky, David Jr., Andrew, Susan, Jamie, Lindsay, John Jr. and April, and ten great-grandchildren.

A period of visitation for James and his family will be held this Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM; followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM at the Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral home, 199 Woodford St. Portland, ME.

For those that desire memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine, 304 Hancock St. Suite 3F, Bangor, ME 04401, or to your local animal shelter.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 24, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 24, 2012

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Bill and Michelle Williams

November 24, 2012

Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire Bogart family! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you!

Bill and Michelle Williams

Karen Hartman

November 24, 2012

Kathy, my heart goes out to you and your family. Your dad was one of a kind. He is now with your mom and they are with each for eternity. It was my pleasure to meet him when I cared for your mom and he will always be remembered with laughter... RIP Jim

Bill Georgatos

November 24, 2012

To Jo Ann and Andy, our deepest sympathy to both of you and your family. this time is diffiucult for all of you. You are in our prayers.
Love to you and yours,

Bill and Carmen

Art Piteau

November 23, 2012

Bogie -- Thanks for all of your help keeping things moving in the Postal trailer yard, main office platform and Motor Vehicle Service...and your great sense of humor.

Michelle Maybury

November 22, 2012


albert `lapoint

November 22, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

November 22, 2012

May the God of all comfort,comfort you during this diffficult time. 1 peter 4:7

November 22, 2012

To the whole Bogart family, Please kown that we are thinking of you all at this very sad time in your lives. Iloved your Dad very much & have wonderful memories of your family all the way back to Brooklyn. You all are with myself & my family in our hearts. Your Dad was a great man & liked & Loved by many! Love to tou all your cousin Linny & family