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AUBURN: Kenneth "Stinger" A. Lothrop, 81, of Minot passed away on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn with his family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on July 17, 1936 the son of the late Alton C. and Maude (French) Lothrop. He lived most of his life in Minot. He graduated from Crosby High School in Belfast in 1954 and then proudly served in the United States Navy for four years. Ken worked several years as a finished carpenter and then went to work at International Paper in Jay until his retirement in 1998. Ken enjoyed skiing, camping, traveling, NASCAR and his Patriots! He leaves behind his loving wife, Jacqueline C. Lothrop of Minot, his daughter, Deborah A. Chase of Auburn and her partner, Ralph Felker, his son, Michael C. Lothrop of Atlanta, GA and his partner, Robert Norvell, his granddaughters, Elizabeth Smith of Tucson, AZ, Portia A. Lothrop and Paige N. Chase of Auburn as well as his great-granddaughters, Kailynn D. Willey and Charlotte Smith. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara and his son, Stephen. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Fortin\Auburn from 4-7pm followed by a Celebration of Life service at 7pm also at the funeral home. Committal prayers will be said on Thursday July 27, 2017 at 12pm at Litchfield Plains Cemetery in Litchfield. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Ken's memory to either the American Heart Association 51 US Route 1 Suite M Scarborough, ME 04074 or the American Cancer Society New England Division Inc. 1 Bowdoin Mill Island Suite 300 Topsham, ME 04086-1240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545.