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Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

He was born and raised in Bar Harbor until his teenage years, where he then moved to Massachusetts. He attended high school in Peabody, Mass. He was in the Air Force and was stationed in Texas and Guam in the late 1950s. His families were raised in Lynn. He was an entrepreneur, primarily working in sales over the years as well as Insurance, construction, restaurants, and auto sales. He lived in the Brentwood/Kingston, N.H. area for many years.

He returned back to his childhood home in Bar Harbor, Maine to enjoy his retirement years playing poker, fishing at the Hamilton Pond dam, riding four wheelers and snowmobiles, collecting antiques, and teaching local friend, Josh Kelley, his favorite restaurant dishes.

ARRANGEMENTS: Private services will be held at a later date. Donations can be made in his name to: www.hospiceofhancock.org/donate.
Published on  July 3, 2014
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