Merle K Shorey

July 01, 1925
- July 25, 2004

DOVER-FOXCROFT - Merle K. Shorey, 79, husband of Lorraine (Kimball) Shorey, died July 25, 2004, at Maine Veterans Home, Bangor, after a long illness. He was born July 1, 1925, in Howland, the son of Ralph and Ella (Lyman) Shorey. Merle had served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He had been employed at Varnum Farms, and later retired from Moosehead Manufacturing. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Dover-Foxcroft; three sons, Merle L. and his wife, Margaret, of Dover-Foxcroft, James E. Sr. of Sebec, Ronald L. of Parkman; two daughters, Gerri-Lee Drake and her husband, Frank, of Island Falls, Sally Badger and her husband, George, of Milo; a son-in-law, Edward Richards; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by two sons, Kenneth and Robert; and a daughter, Lorraine Richards. Burial will follow in the family lot in Lee Cemetery.

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