Elwood L. Estes

June 30, 1918
- April 21, 2010

ORNEVILLE - Elwood L. Estes, 91, husband of the late Frances M. (Carver) Estes, died April 21, 2010, at his residence, after a long and satisfying life. He was born June 30, 1918, in Parkman, one of eight children of Burnham and Nina (Jackson) Estes. Elwood worked for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and for Lane Construction Co. A 32nd degree Mason, he was a member of Freeport Masonic Lodge No. 123 AF & AM, the Scottish Rites and Milo Baptist Church. He especially enjoyed fly-fishing and hunting. Mr. Estes is survived by a son, David of West Virginia; three daughters, Laurie Carver-Estes of Chicago, Linda Moe and her husband, Sylvan, of Orneville and Donna Philpot of Bradford; two brothers, Glenville Estes and Robert Estes; a sister, Irene Stackpole; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Frances, in 2002. The family extends a special thank you to hospice volunteers, Jean Mclaughlin and Melanie Nichols, who cared for Elwood so well during his last days. Friends are invited to call noon until the time of funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with the Rev. Michele St. Cyr officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com. "Every day is a good day."

Published in Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2010

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