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“Dear Joyce,JIM,Maurieen and family,I am very sorry to read of your loss.Bob earned the fondness and respect of many including myself.Thinking of him...Read More »
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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
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“Jim and Maureen so sorry for your loss, he led a most intriguing and interesting life. Know that Lauren and I are thinking of you and your family at...Read More »
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“I'm very sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hands....Read More »
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“Maureen and Jim we are so sorry for your loss. What an interesting and accomplished life he had. Love you, Sarah & Tom ”
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“Time spent with your loved one is to be remembered and help you with fond memories.may the God who comfort all be with you at this time. ”
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“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
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George was born on December 16, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

George was a resident of Kennebunk, Maine at the time of passing.

Bob completed his B.A. in History at the University of Maine Orono 1958; and earned his M.L.S. in Library Administration from Simmons College in Boston 1959. In later years he continued his education studying French and German at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as an HM2 Medical Corpsman from 1951-1955.

George was married to Joyce.

Visiting Hours will be held 2-4 PM Sunday October 16 2016 at Bibber Memorial Chapel 67 Summer St. Kennebunk followed by a memorial service at 4 PM with Rev. Charles Whitson officiating. At Bobs request his body has been donated to the University of New England for research purposes. A private service for immediate family and internment of his remains in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery Kennebunk will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may make a contribution in Bobs memory to: Gosnell Memorial Hospice House 180 US Route One Scarborough Maine 04074 who provided excellent care and sensitivity; Laudholm Trust Wells Reserve P. O. Box 1007 Wells Maine 04090; The Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library P. O Box 391 Kennebunkport Maine 04046 or The Animal Welfare Society P.O Box 43 West Kennebunk Maine 04094.