PENOBSCOT – Robert L. “Bobby” Arey Sr., 73, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, with his family by his side at his home in Penobscot. Robert was born Oct. 21, 1940, in Castine, to W. Lloyd and Marie Clement Arey.
Robert was a plumber, paper maker, farmer, and avid hunter. He enjoyed hunting (coyotes and deer), telling stories and trips around the square.
Robert is survived by and will be missed by his wife of 53 years, Sylvia Wardwell Arey; son, Robert L. Arey Jr. and wife, Diana, of Penobscot; son, George Arey and wife, Rachel, of Boston; granddaughters, Kimberly McGinty and husband, Chris, of Orland, Matilda and Eleanor Arey of Boston; grandson, Joshua Coombs of Barre, Mass.; great-granddaughters, Zoey and Erin McGinty of Orland; two sisters; two brothers-in-law; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family would like to extend a thank you to Hancock County Home Care and Hospice and Cancer Care of Maine.
At Robert’s request there will be no services. Those who wish to remember Robert in a special way may make donations to Hancock County Home Care and Hospice www.emhsfoundation.org, or one of Robert’s favorite organizations, Bucks Mills Rod and Gun Club, P.O. Box 793, 359 Bucks Mills Road, Bucksport, ME 04416. Arrangements under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation services, Bucksport. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com.