BELFAST — Henry E. Peach, 90, of Belfast died at home June 6, 2022, following a period of declining health.

He was born in Boston Aug. 8, 1931, to the late Louise (Robbins) Swanton and Henry E. Peach Sr. He graduated from Littleton (Mass.) High School and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He trained as an airplane mechanic, serving much of his enlistment in England. He received his college degree in 1992 from the University Without Walls at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Henry was a man of many talents, working as a machinist, scale-model builder, source inspector, museum photographer and vocational teacher over his long working career. In recent years, he volunteered as a photographer at the Penobscot Marine Museum.

He had an abiding interest in history especially the prehistory of Scotland, Ireland and England. Over many trips, he viewed and photographed myriad standing stones, stone circles and early buildings. Orkney and the Kintyre Peninsula in Scotland were special places for him.

Henry was proud of his colonial American ancestors and was active in the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, serving as governor of the Massachusetts chapter prior to moving to Maine.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Deborah Nowers of Belfast; a son, John Peach of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a daughter, Rebecca Cooke of Westfield, Mass. He was predeceased by daughter Lucinda Peach of Washington, D.C.

No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Gift Processing, Memorial Hall, University of Massachusetts, 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003, designated for UWW.

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