TOPSHAM — Robert R. Brillant, age 71, of Cathance Road, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Brunswick on Feb. 3, 1943, the son of Lucien and Loretta Bernier Brillant.

He attended local schools and in 1968 became a firefighter for the town of Brunswick, retiring in 1988. He worked for Ray Labbe from 1978 until 2012, taking a five-year break in the 1990s. He enjoyed fast cars and boats, and was a big Patriots’ fan.

He is predeceased by a brother, Roland Brillant.

He is survived by three sons, Dale of Bangor, Mark of N. Waterboro, and Glenn of Spring Hill, FL, a daughter, Angel Nurse and her husband Steve of Naples, FL, a sister, Lucy Earl of Brunswick, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A period of casual conversation amongst friends will be held Saturday, Oct. 4 from noon to 2 p.m. at the N. Edward Chapman Gathering Room at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210.

Donations to defer funeral expenses may be made to Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, ME 04011.

Memorial condolences may be expressed at