Richard Kenison

Richard G. Kenison, 63, of Sokokis Circle, (Topsham), died Sept. 9 at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, after a courageous 30 year battle with sarcoidosis.  He was born in Boston; earned a BA in Music from Colby, a BA in Music Education from Boston Univ., and a MA in Music Education from Vander-Cook College of Music, Chicago.  Married Robin Everitt in Bath on August 26,1989 and had a son Matthew in Dec. 1998.  He taught in the music program in Topsham from 1984-1999.  Previously he was the instrumental music director in PI from 1962-1984.  He is survived by his wife of Topsham and three sons: Paul of Orono, Scott of Poland, and Matthew of Topsham; also a brother, five grandchildren, and countless music students.  A funeral will be held 3:30 PM Friday at the Mid Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St. Topsham.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Ararat Middle School (Band Music Fund), Attn: Marjorie Landis, 66 Republic Ave, Topsham or the United Methodist Church (Religious Camp Fund) 320 Church Rd, Brunswick, ME 04011.