Robert Heino, 83

Robert Heino

HARRISON — Robert Heino, 83, of Harrison, died Nov. 3, 2012 at his home, after a long illness.

He was born May 25, 1929, in Waterford, son of Finnish immigrants, Kalle and Liisa Heino. He was very proud of his Finnish heritage and worked hard to help out his family. Robert was known by many friends as “Bob.”

Robert married Mabel Qualey on Jan. 11, 1969. They lived in Waterford at his family farm, and then they moved to Maple Ridge in Harrison. He worked at Wilner Wood Heel, various logging jobs and at Dielectric in Raymond for 29 years.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends, and helping Mabel in their gardens. Robert was caretaker and president of the Harrison Lutheran Cemetery Association for many years and took great pride in caring for it.

Robert is survived by his wife, Mabel; his sisters, Celia Jacobson of Harrison and Hilda Peterson of Bridgton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers, William, Victor, Carl and Albert; and his sisters, Louise, Liz, Lina, Linda and Martha.

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Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Lutheran Cemetery in Harrison. Donations in Robert’s name may be made to the Harrison Lutheran Association. Please send to Daphne Chaplin, 558 Norway Road, Harrison, ME 04040. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 45 Main Street, South Paris.

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