1936 – 2016

LIVERMORE FALLS — David Ernest Harlow, 79, a resident of 37 Church St., Livermore Falls, went to be with the Lord from his home on Monday, April 11, after his struggles with a long battle with heart disease.

He was born April 27, 1936, in Greene, the son of Norman and Eleanor Harlow. He graduated in 1954 from Reading High School in Reading, Mass., and continued his education at Auburn School of Commerce, graduating in 1960 with an accounting degree.

He married Ruth E. Harlow on May 28, 1960, in Minot. David was a recent member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Livermore Falls, also attending the Advent Christian Church in Auburn. He enjoyed making pizza, playing cribbage with family and friends, and time with his family and friends.

He was a businessman working as an accountant for many years, retiring in 2004. For the last three years of his life, he was well taken care of by grandson, Nicholas, and wife, Kayla, along with CNAs Julie Adams and Jerene Greenleaf.

David is survived by his five children, Debbie and Jon Harnden of Lewiston, Jack and Barb Harlow of Sabattus, James and Trudy Harlow of Minot, Joanne and James Hadfield of Auburn, and Vicky and Mike Emerson of Livermore; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. David is also survived by his brother, Robert and Rosanne Harlow of Turner; and sisters, Elaine and Lance Ricker of New York, Caroline and Stan Maxwell of Livermore, Sandra and Phil Pierce of New Hampshire and Cindy House of Oxford; aunt, Eva Philbrook of Greene; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

David is predeceased by both of his parents; two sisters, Janet and Mary; and his brother, Clayton Harlow.

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