DOVER-FOXCROFT - Galen E. Shannon, 65, passed away February 24, 2015, at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft. He was born November 20, 1949, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Linwood E. and Nola (Goulet) Shannon.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Galen had worked in Michigan for several years and returned to Maine in 1989. He had been employed by Rowell's Garage as a school bus driver for twenty years, a job he thoroughly enjoyed. He also loved fishing and was an expert at building intricate models. In addition he was a model train enthusiast.
Galen is survived by his mother, Nola Shannon of Dover-Foxcroft; two brothers, Michael and his wife, Cindy, of Highlands Ranch, CO, and Blaine of Atkinson; two sisters, Dawna Decker of Lisbon Falls and Wendy Fricke of Corinth; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft, with then Rev. Bea Violette officiating. Condolences and memories may be expressed atwww.laryfuneralhome.com.