GEORGE A. MELIA

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.

GUILFORD – George A. Melia, 89, died Feb. 10, 2005, at a Dexter healthcare facility. He was born April 14, 1915, in Dover-Foxcroft, son of Austin and Wilhemina (Jordan) Melia. He worked for the State Highway for 25 years, retiring in 1980. He was a 50-year member of the Dawn of Hope Grange. He is survived by three sons, Malcolm Melia of Monson, Gerald Melia of Guilford, and Alan and his wife, Holly Melia, of Caribou; a daughter, Dorothy and her husband, Walter Maheux, of Westbrook; two sisters, Barbara Robinson of Guilford and Beverly Dow of Dover-Foxcroft; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Virginia; and his second wife, Marion; four sisters, Margaret Gray, Helen Howard, Bertha White, Flora Balch; a brother, Austin; and a great-grandson, Alan W. Melia. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 21 Oak St., Guilford. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. Lloyd Rozelle officiating. Spring burial will be in the Lawn Cemetery in Guilford.

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