Steve F. Farnum, 61

Steve Farnum

Steve Farnum

NORWAY — Steve F. Farnum, 61, of Harrison, died early Monday morning, May 4, 2015, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, with his loving family by his side.

He was born on April 20, 1954, in La Rochelle, France, a son of Frederick and Eleanor (Wing) Farnum. A graduate of Telstar High School in 1972, he went on to attend the vocational school in Berlin, N.H., earning an Associate’s Degree in machine tool processes.

On Aug. 21, 1982, he married Rosalie “Rose” Clough at Screw Auger Falls in Newry.

Steve worked at Rich Tool & Die, now known as LAI in Scarborough, as a gauge calibration inspector for 26 years.

He was a member of the Road Kings Motorcycle Club in Berlin, N.H., for 17 years, and also was a member of the Harrison Friendly Riders and Arnold Trail snowmobile clubs.

An avid outdoorsman, Steve enjoyed sailing, kayaking, and boating. He especially enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, fishing and most recently, time spent at his camp in Eustis with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Rose of Harrison; a son Caleb Farnum and his girlfriend Jen Benjamin of Harrison; a brother Ricky Farnum and his wife Tammy of Bryant Pond, their daughter Angie Contreras and her husband, Nate of Topsham and their daughter Mya; and two paternal aunts, Carol Campbell of Bryant Pond and Cindy Heath of Bryant Pond. He was predeceased by his parents.

Family and friends are invited to a time of memorial visitation and celebration, from 5 to 7 p.m., Sat., May 9, 2015, at the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. Gifts may be given in his memory to Make-A-Wish Maine, 477 Congress St., Suite M1, Portland, ME 04101; the Harrison Friendly Riders Snowmobile Club, P.O. Box 817, Harrison, ME 04040; or the Arnold Trail Snowmobile Club, P.O. Box 152, Eustis, ME 04936.

Condolences and tributes may be shared on his celebration wall at

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