Robert H. Lavoie
Thomaston — Robert H. Lavoie, 74, went home to be with the Lord March 2, 2017, at Sussman House in Rockport after a brief illness. Bob was born Aug. 5, 1942, in Brunswick, to Robert and Ethel Hutchinson Lavoie.
Bob attended Rockland High School and graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in 1975. He worked over the years as a deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department and served as the chief of police in Thomaston.
For the last 25 years, Bob worked alongside his wife, Dolly Hall, in the antique business. Bob enjoyed working at their shop, Hall’s Antiques, on Main Street in Rockland, and visiting with many friends and customers who would stop by.
Bob was an active member of the Tenants Harbor Baptist Church, where he readily volunteered wherever there was a need. He will be greatly missed by his church family and the men in the weekly Men’s Bible Study.
Bob was predeceased by his parents and brother Edwin Lavoie. He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Dolly) Hall, of Thomaston; a sister, Agnes Eagen, of Rockland; a son, David Lavoie, and his companion, Stephanie Pinkham, of Pittston; grandchildren Aaron, Shane, Taylor Lavoie; and great-grandson Jace. Bob is also survived by a daughter, Lynnette Lavoie, and her companion, Chris Guilford, of Vinalhaven; grandson Devin Walker; and Bob’s former wife, Sandra Lavoie; Dolly’s sons, Fred Mank and his family of Waldoboro, Tony Mank and his family of Chandler, Ariz.; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the Tenants Harbor Baptist Church, P.O. Box 228, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860.
A memorial service to remember Bob will be held Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. at the Tenants Harbor Baptist Church.
To share a memory or story with Bob’s family, visit his Book of Memories at bchfh.com.