Laurence R. Graffam

NAPLES — Laurence R. Graffam, 67, of Naples passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Bridgton Health Care Center.

He was born in Bridgton, the son of James R. and Flora G. Graffam on May 13, 1944. He attended Bridgton schools and graduated in 1962, He married Bernadette Flick in 1983. She passed away in 2003.

As a young man, he served in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He worked at various businesses until he opened his own mechanical garage and salvage yard in Naples. He was a man of many skills. A craftsman and a carpenter, his artistry was employed to redesign existing properties. He enjoyed being involved in the creative process.

He participated in all outdoor activities and had a true passion for fishing, camping and traveling with his family, which was his favorite pastime.

He was predeceased by his parents, Jim and Flora Graffam; his sister, Lillian; and his brother, Derrell.

He is survived by a brother, Peter Graffam of Naples; two sisters, Nancy Blake of Bridgton and Joan Tracy of Louisiana; two children, Jason Flick and Danica Rummel; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours and funeral services were held at Cornerstone Church (25 Sebago Road) in Naples on Wednesday, April 11.

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