George W. Warren

WARREN, George W., 100, of Dover-Foxcroft, April 10, 2013. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft.

George W. Warren

PO George Warren OBAmerican Flag ColorDOVER-FOXCROFT – George W. Warren, 100, husband of Melba (Merrill) Warren, died April 10, 2013, at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft. He was born January 18, 1913, in Portland, the son of Harry W. and Lucinda (Foss) Warren.
    He was a graduate of Foxcroft Academy, Class of 1930, where he participated in several sports and was captain of the football team. At the University of Maine, he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. After receiving a degree in electrical engineering in 1935, he married his high school sweetheart.
    He served with the U.S. Army-Air Force during World War II in New Guinea. Following the war, Mr. Warren and his family returned to Dover-Foxcroft where he was employed for 32 years by the U.S. Postal Service, the last 20 years as Postmaster. He was a past member and president of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club, served several years on the Dover-Foxcroft School Board and SAD 68 Board of Directors and a life-time member of the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church. He was an avid bridge player. He and his wife wintered in Florida for over 30 years, always returning in the summer to their beloved cottage on Sebec Lake.
    He is survived by his wife of 77 years, Melba of Dover-Foxcroft; two daughters, Merrill Ann Clukey of Garland, and Julie Hey of Wichita, KS; four grandchildren, Wendy Scarce of New York, Brent Clukey of Texas, Sean Corcoran of New York and Ryan Corcoran of Kansas; five great-grandchildren, Brian Kobernuss, Olivia Bonesteel, both of New York, Paul Clukey and Robert Clukey, both of Texas, and Finn Corcoran of Kansas. He was predeceased by his parents and brother, Lawrence F. Warren.
    A memorial service was conducted 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, with Rev. Chad Poland officiating. Burial was in the family lot in Dover Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to send donations to the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 828 W Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Condolences and memories may be expressed at

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