EAST MILLINOCKET – Laurie Ann Day, “Nannie,” 47, died unexpectedly Friday, July 9, 2010, at a Millinocket hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1962, in Bangor, daughter of George A. and Robina S. (Peters) Runnells. Laurie was a graduate of Schenck High School, Class of 1980. Her life was devoted to her three babies and their three babies. From the time she got up in the morning to the time she went to bed at night, her time was devoted to them. She was a member of First Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, a cause near and dear to her heart because of her granddaughter’s skin condition. In addition to her mother, Robina S. Runnells of Marietta, Ga., Laurie is survived by her husband of 25 years, Kevin P. Day of East Millinocket; three children, Melissa Creehan of East Millinocket, Thomas Creehan Jr. and his fiancee, Melissa Wilson, of Millinocket and Danielle Day and her fiance, Chris Willigar Jr., of Medway; three grandchildren, Chloe Creehan, Dakota Willigar and Natalie Creehan; a brother, George Runnells Jr. and his wife, Dody, of Hudson; a very special uncle, Kenneth W. Clark of East Millinocket; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Laurie was predeceased by her father, George A. Runnells Sr. Friends are invited to visit with the family 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Lamson Funeral Home, 17 Western Ave., East Millinocket. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at First Congregational Church of East Millinocket, 11 Maple St., East Millinocket. Interment will be at Grindstone Road Cemetery, Medway. Gifts in memory of Laurie may be sent to Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc., 1364 Welsh Road G2 North Wales, PA 19454. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
LAURIE ANN DAY ‘NANNIE’
Posted July 11, 2010, at 7:12 p.m.