NORMAN P. GUTHRIE

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

LIMESTONE – Norman P. Guthrie, 70, husband of Mrs. Norma (Pelkey) Guthrie passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 17, 2005, at a Caribou nursing facility. He was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Fort Fairfield, the son of Edwin and Effie (Campbell) Guthrie. Norman attended Fort Fairfield schools and was married to Norma Pelkey on Oct. 27, 1956. Norman had been employed for 20 years by Lane Construction Corporation, and was also a dedicated volunteer at Cary Medical Center, Caribou. In addition to his parents, Mr. Guthrie was predeceased by three brothers, William Guthrie, Louis and Earl Young. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Norma Guthrie of Limestone; two daughters, Bonnie Sorenson of Caribou and Judy Westfall and her special friend, Randy McInnis, of Old Orchard Beach; one special sister, Dorothy Young of Caribou; special grandchildren, Krystal David of Old Orchard Beach, Robert Guthrie of Caribou; special great-grandson, Jacob Norman David; special cousins, Elsie Briggs and Sadie Reeleder; brothers-in-law, Roger Pelkey and his wife, Janet, of Caribou, Patrick Pelkey, James Pelkey and his wife, Angela, all of Limestone; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Collins and her husband, Tom, of Brockton, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. Norman will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving and loyal dog, Mindy; and many special friends including Diane Pelkey, Herbert Haines and special friend, Helen, Willetta and Joe Gaston, Richard and Joan Good, Geraldine and Joyce. At Norman’s request, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Main Street, Limestone, with the Rev. Jean-Paul Labrie celebrant. Interment will follow at the St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Limestone. A time of fellowship will be held at the St. Louis Catholic Church reception area, immediately following the interment service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Norman may be given to the Jefferson Cary Foundation, P.O. Box 89, Caribou, 04736. Envelopes will be available at the church. Arrangements by Dorsey Funeral Home, Fort Fairfield.

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