Maynard L. ‘Butch’ Harlow


SOUTH PARIS – Maynard Leroy ‘Butch’ Harlow, 70, of the Harrison Road, Norway, died Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Maine Veterans Home in South Paris following a long illness

He was born in Bryant Pond on Aug. 8, 1939, the son of Everard and Myra Wilson Harlow. He attended Woodstock schools and graduated from high school in 1959.

He enlisted in the Army in 1959, and served until 1962, spending most of his time in Germany. He worked for A.C. Lawrence Leather Co., after his discharge from the service. in 1965, he went to work for B.E. Cole Shoe Co., where he met his bride of 44 years, Roberta Haines. After many years working in the manufacturing industry, he found his passion in 1982, driving trucks over the road. He drove all over the country and locally until his retirement in 2002. All his life he enjoyed working on automobiles, hunting and planting large vegetable gardens.

Maynard is survived by his wife, Roberta, of Norway; a daughter, Kelly L’Heureux and husband, Don, granddaughter, Jessie, of Falmouth; a son, Kevin of Norway; brothers, Robert and his wife, Alberta, of Freeport, Myron of Bryant Pond and Harland and his wife, Louella, of West Paris; sisters, Eva Bowers of Locke Mills, Marilyn Houston and her husband, Wyman, of Bryant Pond and Rose Hersey and her husband, Albion, of South Paris; his many friends; and his black lab Hooch, who was his loyal companion.

He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother-in-law, Henry Bowers.

The family would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff of Stephens Memorial Hospital, the Maine Veterans Home and the team of doctors at Oxford Hills Interanl Medicine for their unending care.

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