DEXTER – Robert J. Getchell, 76, passed away January 14, 2014, at a Dexter nursing home. He was born February 14, 1937, in Medfield, MA, the son of Clarissa L. Cooney. Mr. Getchell had worked at Dexter Shoe for over 40 years, retiring as a supervisor.
He is survived by a daughter, Debra Cookson of Dover-Foxcroft; 3 sons, Joel Getchell of Dover-Foxcroft, Jeff Getchell and Bill Getchell, both of Dexter; a brother, George Cooney; a sister, Helen Gordon; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings, Patricia Turner, Francis Getchell, Alvin Getchell, and Hugh Cooney.
A time of remembrance will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Silver Lake Apartments Common Room, 30 Summit Road, Dexter. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.