LAFOE Stacey B. Lafoe of Concord, NH and Key Largo, FL, died peacefully on December 27, 2012. He was born on June 14, 1949 in Barton, VT to Bernie L. Lafoe and Marjorie E. (Labor) Lafoe. He spent most of his childhood in the northeast kingdom of Vermont. He graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy after which he worked for Cabot Cheese and helped his dad deliver the products to various areas in New Jersey. He raced cars in the NASCAR North Series when he began his collection of Dale Earnhardt memorabilia. He also worked for Eathan Allen Furniture before moving to Concord, NH to drive for his sister Jacqueline (Paul's Quick Lunch Truck), he also worked for Phoenix Construction driving heavy machinery and retired from Graphic Packaging when the company moved to North Carolina. He spent his retired years working on and collecting antique cars, watching NASCAR races, sailing, boating, and fishing in the waters of Lake Winnipesauke, NH, and Key Largo, FL. He was a 23 year member of Orleans, VT Sons of the American Legion squad no. 0023, past president of the Concord, NH Fraternal Order of Eagles #613, member of the Concord VFW Post #1631, and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Key Largo Lodge #2287. He leaves his sister Jacqueline Audet, nieces, aunts, and many cousins. He will be missed for his quick smile, his seasonal toys, and his Donald Duck talk to all the children as well as adults he made smile. A celebration of life will be held at the Loyal Order of Moose #2287, Key Largo, FL, on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, 93600 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, FL, 33070.
Published in Florida Keys Keynoter / Reporter on Jan. 9, 2013