We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Services
John William Lane, 80, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from cancer. John was born and raised in Portland, Maine where he cut fish with his mother Mary Lane on Commercial Street at an early age. He later went on to own a fishing boat and named it the Mary Lane.
John was a true entrepreneur and started and ran many businesses along the way. Maine Seafood Specialties had items such as Baked Stuffed Clams, Shrimp Scampi, Linguini and Clam Sauce etc. you could find them in the Hannaford Grocery stores.
John also owned National Landscape & Garden Center on Rt. 1 in Saco. He sold everything from loam, mulch and flowers to bronze garden statues and fountains. It was a beautiful view from Route 1.
Johns true dream was producing, directing and investing in the film business. Some of his local independent films include, Lobsteroids, What’s Cooking DownEast, Mud, I’m Sorry, “2”, Monster in the Woods, The Wrong House, Adventures of Teeni the Wonderdog and Adele.
John loved spending time with family and friends the most. He threw amazing Fourth of July parties every year and had a handful of memorable Halloween Costume Parties.
John was survived by his children: his daughter Vickie Duggan and husband Jim Duggan, and their kids Jimmy and Sierra Duggan; his daughter Cari Lyn Lane and her son Liam Lane; his son John Mathew Lane and his son Jax Lane; his son Alex Lane and his wife Ally Lane; and his “adopted” son Danny. He has left behind many nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as many dear friends.
Family and friends are invited for Visitation which will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, May 23, 2022 at A. T. Hutchins, 660 Brighton Ave Portland. Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 PM. Burial will be immediately after at New Calvary Cemetery, 1461 Broadway, South Portland. All are welcome to attend.