OAKFIELD – Larry E. Burpee, 68, went home to be with the Lord March 13, 2011, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Merrill, son of Stanley and Olive (White) Burpee.
Larry was a member of Bethel Pentecostal Church and enjoyed working in the woods. He was a very hard worker and worked for Hannington Brothers, Macwahoc; and Southern Aroostook Community Schools; Green Valley; and was self-employed for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Marilyn (Adams); four children, Larry G. Burpee, Barry Burpee, Julie Starbird and her husband, Bryon, and Jeffrey Burpee; one grandson, Ryan Starbird, all of Oakfield; a sister, Janice Carver and her husband, Donnis, of Holden; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Pentecostal Church, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Sterling Lawrence and the Rev. Ian Tupper officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to Larry’s children, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730. For an online memory book and to send condolences, please visit