CORINNA - Irvin J. Devoe, 72, died peacefully Dec. 28, 2012, at his residence. He was born June 19, 1940, in Presque Isle, a son of Clarence and Velma (Tompkins) Devoe.
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He had been employed at Eastland Woolen Mill, Corinna, and Seaman's Rugs, Dexter. Irvin was a member of Detroit Apostolic Fellowship.
He is survived by his wife, Connie of Corinna; two daughters, Irene and husband, the Rev. Glenn Wittmeier, of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Donna and husband, Dana Peirce, of Glenburn; two brothers, Clarence Devoe and Donald Devoe, both of Presque Isle; a sister, Hazel Case of Perham; four grandchildren, Tonia, Joshua, Dana Jr. "D.J." and Alexander; one great-granddaughter, Ella; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Burton Devoe; and three sisters, Helen Downs, Geneva Devoe and Inez McIntyre.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Detroit Apostolic Fellowship, 19 Main St., Detroit, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Rosendo Longoria officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Chapel, Corinna. Spring burial will be at Morse's Corner Cemetery, Corinna. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 170 U.S. Route One, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Dec. 29, 2012