Lance K. McLain

Aug 06, 2019
Lance McLain

Owls Head — Lance Kendall McLain, 52, passed away unexpectedly at his home Thursday, Aug. 1 . Born in Aberdeen, Md., at Kirk Army Hospital Jan. 3, 1967, to Kendall and Brenda Fogarty McLain, he was educated in local schools after his family returned to Maine following his father’s military service.

From an early age, Lance became an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to collect guns and go four-wheeling, and enjoyed his archery set as well. His love for hunting would often find him taking advantage of all the hunting season had to offer, from bow hunting to muzzle-loader. He was especially fond of a muzzle-loader his father built for him. He passed on his love for the outdoors to his son, Andrew, whom he especially loved spending time with enjoying many hunting, fishing and four-wheeling excursions. He was also a member of the Knox County Fish and Game Association.

Lance worked for many years as a welder and fabricator for Fisher Engineering in Rockland and as a sternman for several lobstermen in the area. He loved being on the water and enjoyed lobstering so much he aspired to be a full-time lobsterman with his own boat.

Predeceased by his father, he is survived by his mother, Brenda McLain, of Owls Head; his son, Andrew McLain, of Pleasant Point; his grandmother, Helen (Nan-Tan) Wing, of Owls Head; a sister, Amy McLain, and her partner, Matthew Nelson, of South Thomaston; two aunts, Marion Makie and her husband, Ronald, of Owls Head, and Paulette Thompson of Augusta; an uncle, Robert Fogarty, of Warren; and a special cousin, Lisa Pinkham, of Damariscotta.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland, where a celebration of Lance’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13. Interment will follow at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a local cancer charity of your choice.

Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland. To share a memory or condolence with the McLain family, visit their Book of Memories at

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