Robert John Laurie

May 13, 1929 - Jan 22, 2017
Gone from our hands but forever in our hearts, Love by your children, family and friends.

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Dover-Foxcroft - Our father passed away peacefully Sunday January 22, 2017, at his home in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, surrounded by his children and best friend Dallas, his dog. Robert lived in Tabernacle, New Jersey, in till August 1988 when he and wife Sarah of 66 years retired to Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. He loved fishing at Brann Mills Pound and taking long rides taking lots of picture of moose that he encountered. He also enjoyed his morning breakfast at the Bears Den where the ladies there spoiled him. Robert was preceded in death by his late wife Sarah Laurie, his grandson Tyler Wintle, and daughter-in-law, Robin Spencer Laurie. Robert is survived by his children Robert (Bobby) and Diane of Dover-Foxcroft, and Leslie Laurie Miller of Texas, and Sally (Skeeters) Waller Firman and husband Mike of Tabernacle, New Jersey, and Sandy Wintle Blanchette and husband Jeff (chico) of Dexter, and Shari Stagg and husband Randy of Winter Garden, Florida, and Tracy (Lippy) Laurie of Hampden, Maine. Robert had 10 grandchildren, Mitchell, Bobbie Jo, Robby, Billy, Kara, Jennifer, Kevin, Randy, Nick, and Tyler, along with 12 great grandchildren Montana, Josh, Madison, Gabbie, Brayden, Mason, Meghan, Haley, Leah, Morgan, Landon, and Spencer. Robert is also survived by one brother Kenneth and two sisters Adline, and Mildred and his sister-in-law Mary Dishert and brother-in-law Richard Dishart, and Richard Kinder, along with many nieces and nephews. He will be missed deeply by his children and life time friends Robert Wiess and Sonny Boy Johnson. The family will have a private memorial services in the spring.
Published on  January 25, 2017
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