MILBRIDGE – Harold “Tick” Rumery, 87, passed away Oct. 12, 2006, peacefully after a long illness, at Sunrise Healthcare Facility, Jonesport. He was born Feb. 20, 1919, in Waterville, the son of Perley and Lillian (Turner) Rumery. Harold served in World War II, in the battle of Normandy, and the Northern France Campaigns in the U.S. Army as a private first class with the 217th AAA gun brigade, receiving two service stars and the Purple Heart for wounds received in action. He was a lifelong member of the DAV and the Pleiades Lodge No. 173, Milbridge. Harold is survived by his wife of 59 years, Arlene “Penny” Rumery of Milbridge; three sons, Craig and his wife, Velora, of Addison, Terry and his wife, Cindy, of Milbridge and Clay and his wife, Susan, of Milbridge; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Harley and Myron; one sister, Marie Naegel. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 15, at Evergreen Cemetery, Milbridge. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Harold’s name to Pleiades Lodge No. 173, P.O. Box 502, Milbridge, ME 04658 or a charity of one’s choice. After the services, family and friends are invited to the home of Terry Rumery. www.bragdonkelley.com
HAROLD ‘TICK’ RUMERY
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:20 p.m.