PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. - Kenneth Lawrence Wilbury LaMore, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 6, 2016. He was born on July 31, 1933, in Haverhill, MA to Fred and Catherine (Roche) LaMore.
Ken enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and served from 1953-1957. He spent most of his adult life in Bradley, Bangor and then Orono, ME. He retired from the Electrical Engineering Dept. of the University of Maine, Orono to Cocoa Beach, FL.
He was pre-deceased by his first wife, Margaret Anne (Currier), two sons, Kenneth Lawrence LaMore II and Daniel Joseph LaMore; also his second wife, Julia Margot (Hokenstad). He is survived by his children, Carol and her husband, Donald Grant of Hudson, ME, John and his wife, Barbara LaMore of Pinellas Park, FL, Cathy and her husband, Paul George Sr. of St. Petersburg, FL, Donna and her husband, Michael Veres of P.B. Gardens, FL and Susan and her husband, David Witt of Waterville, ME. He also has two step-children, Scott Helgeson of Frederick, MD and Anne Legassey of Hampden, ME. Ken leaves behind a large extended family with ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Per his wishes, a formal service will not be held.