Robert Farrington

Robert E. Farrington

Monday, September 17th, 1934 - Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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Medway – Robert E. Farrington, 86, died December 31, 2020, at a Millinocket hospital. He was born September 17, 1934, in Medway, the son of Alfred T. and Mary Louise (Moro) Farrington. Bob graduated from Medway High School, class of 1952, graduating as Salutatorian of the class. Bob was a member of the Maine National Guard. Bob was married to Priscilla C. Stanley in 1958, celebrating 62 years of marriage this past spring. Bob worked at Great Northern Paper for 40 years, retiring in 1994. Bob was a 50-year member of Pine Tree Lodge #172, Mattawamkeag, Maine. A member of the Scottish Rite 32nd degree and a member of the Anah Temple Shrine. Bob was a generous, kind, hardworking man but his true pride and joy was in being husband, father, and grandfather. Bob loved spending time with his family, teaching all the kids how to play cribbage. Bob is survived by the love of his life, Priscilla, children; Robert and Jeanine of Medway, Lisa and Scott of Sangerville, Michael and Sarah Joy of Bangor, grandchildren; Alan and Lynn, Ryan, Michaela, and Cassie, and Shawn and Adam, great-grandchildren; Izaac, Keagan, Thomas, Parker, Laithan, and a special little girl coming in the Spring. Bob is also survived by his sister, Regina McLaughlin; sisters-in-law, Patricia Farrington, Charlene and John Bunker; brothers-in-law Dwayne and Peggy Stanley and Otho and Fran Stanley, all of Medway, several nieces and nephews. Bob had many fond memories of time spent with very special friends Dale and Beverly Smart of Millinocket and Tashie and Betty Stanley of East Millinocket. In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by his brothers John Wallace, Paul, and Richard; his sister, Orisse; his brother-in-law, Charlie; and daughter, Tina. Memorial services will be held at a later date and time to be announced by the Lamson Funeral Home in Millinocket. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s name may be made to: Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston , MA 02114 or a charity of your choice.
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    Burial will be in the East Millinocket Cemetery in the spring.
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sandra raymond

Posted at 10:58am
To Bob's family, I am so sorry for your loss. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Judy Robinson

Posted at 08:20am
Dear Pidge, Robbie, Janine, and entire Farrington family, Dusty and I send our deepest and sincere sympathy and prayers for all of you at this time. So hard to lose a loved one, especially one so kind and loving, plus such a big part of the family, as Bob. We are thinking of you and want you to know if there is anything we can do, please let us know. God Bless. Rest is Peace, Bob.

Rebecca Coon

Posted at 08:06am
A GOOD man...
I love you Uncle and will miss your face.
"You be good now".

Joyce, Gary, Lily and Mark

Posted at 08:20pm
We love you all and you are in our hearts

Mary Birmingham

Posted at 06:45pm
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad Lisa Robbie and families. Words can not ease the pain you are feeling but I hope it helps to know we are praying for strength and healing for you all in this difficult time. Words do not express how much my heart breaks for you all. Ask him to give you the strength to get through each day!! Hugs n luvs!!! Mary & Rand Birmingham

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