MAYNARD W. SHOREY

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

BARNARD – Maynard W. Shorey, 85, died Nov. 30, 2003, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1918, in Augusta, the son of Percy Allen and Marion (Maxwell) Shorey. Maynard was a graduate of Old Orchard Beach High School, Class of 1937. During his high school years he had worked at area garages in Old Orchard Beach. From 1937-1940, he was manager of the Community Oil Co. Service Station in Portland, and went on to manage the Farrar Brown Automotive Wholesale retail store in Biddeford from 1940-1950. He became a sales engineer for the Marquette Mfg Co. of Minneapolis, Minn., serving New York state 1950-1956. He was sales manager and assistant general manager for the United Auto Parts Stores in Biddeford from 1956-1967. In November 1977, he was seriously injured in an automobile accident and was forced to retire. His lifetime activities included the Saco and Biddeford Kiwanis Club, membership in the Masonic Order of Masons No. 215 in Old Orchard Beach since 1948, active member of the Boy Scouts, serving as chairman of the Old Orchard Beach Boy Scout Finance program, member of the Portland Men’s Singing Club, soloist for the Easter Star organization in York County, member of the New York Salesmen’s Boosters organization. He was an active member of the Old Orchard Beach Methodist Church, serving in the choir, and as chairman of the evangelistic and stewardship campaigns. He enjoyed taxidermy as a hobby. Mr. Shorey was predeceased by his first wife, Wanda Foulke; and a brother, Donald. He is survived by four sons, Thomas of Sundown, N.H., David of Falmouth, Kenneth of Norfolk, Va., and Richard of Kansas; a daughter, Joann Wiantd of Mattoon, Ill.; a brother, Wesley G. of Saco; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He will also be remembered by Marilyn Shorey. Friends are invited to call 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 2, 2003, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft, with Rev. Michelle St. Cyr officiating. Masonic burial services will be conducted at the family lot in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003.

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