GEORGE B. LARLEE

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:14 p.m.

OAKFIELD – George B. Larlee, 84, died peacefully May 28, 2004, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 27, 1919, at Caribou, the son of William and Ola (Knowlton) Larlee. George served in the Army as master sergeant during World War II. After the war, he received his masters degree in teaching from the University of Maine; teaching at Mattawamkeag High School, Ricker College and Northern Maine Community College. He also coached boys and girls basketball for many years. He was a member of the Masonic Temple for 50 years and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dawn (Dwyer) Larlee of Oakfield; one son, Douglas Larlee and his wife, Cola, of Norridgewock; two daughters, Lucy Girodet and her husband, Alain, of Bangor, Dr. Heather Ries of Durham, N.C.; three grandchildren, Jeremy Larlee and his wife, Jennifer, of Barksdale Air Force Base, Jordan Larlee of Norridgewock, George Girodet of Bangor; two great-grandchildren, Kaylie and Cole Larlee of Barksdale Air Force Base; one brother, Leon Larlee of Chester; three sisters, Marion Brown and Doris Imbrici, both of Oakfield, Joyce Dellarusso of Malden, Mass.; one special niece, Treva Saunders of Stacyville; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three brothers, Frank, Douglas and Arthur; one sister, Barbara; and a son-in-law, Dr. John Ries. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday, at the Dunn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. Dale Holden officiating. Interment will be in the Oakfield Cemetery. Gifts may be made in George’s memory to the Oakfield Railroad Museum, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park Street, Houlton, ME 04730.

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