Richard T. Farrington, 81

LOVELL — Richard Thomas Farrington, 81, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, after a long, courageous battle with colon cancer.

He was born in Norway to Patricia and Ralph Farrington. The family moved to Lovell when he was a young boy, where he spent the remainder of his life.

His working career was spent in local saw mills. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, and just taking care of the home and family.

He is survived by his daughter, Rose McKenzie and her husband Tommie of Lovell; his son, Richard C. Farrington of Lovell; his sister, Dorothy Smith of Fryeburg; his granddaughter, Melanie Moore and her husband Matthew of East Conway; his grandson, Andrew Johnson of Conway; and his great-granddaughters Enzi and Tehya Moore of East Conway.

He was predeceased by his wife of 44 years, Evelina Smith Farrington; his four brothers, Lawrence, Ralph Jr., Robert, and James Farrington.

A graveside service will be held at the Riverside Cemetery in North Fryeburg, on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lovell Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 37, Center Lovell, ME 04016.

Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org

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