LEWISTON — George T. Affleck, age 59, of Sumner, Maine, died Friday, June 8, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. He was born May 7, 1959, in Beaufort, South Carolina, to William R. “Bill” and Marilyn Ewing Affleck. He was a 1977 graduate of Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge, Virginia, and a 1982 graduate of Auburn University in Alabama. George worked as a teacher for more than 30 years in several school systems in Virginia and Maine, most recently at Mountain Valley Middle School in Mexico, Maine. George’s life passion was woodworking. He loved teaching his artistic skills to his students.

George also loved his farm, where he spent many happy hours raising animals, gardening and working on projects.

Left to honor him and remember his love is George’s longtime partner, Lori Taplin Hand, of Sumner; his daughter, Joie, also of Sumner; his sister, Kathleen (Patrick) Cunningham, of Beaufort, South Carolina; brother, William “Willy” (Nancy) Affleck, of Captain Cook, Hawaii; Aunt Marion (John) McDonald and Uncle Raymond Ewing of New Cumberland, West Virginia; and many cherished nieces and cousins. George was predeceased in death by his parents and his sister, Christine “Tina” Affleck.

“Not how long, but how well you lived, is the main thing.” – Seneca

George T. Affleck

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