Harry Leiby

Leiby, Harry
May 14, 1932 - Apr. 12, 2013
Harry Weeks Leiby, of Clinton, Maine, passed away peacefully, at home, with his family by his side on Friday, April 12, 2013, following a long illness.
He was born in Cheswold, Delaware, on May 14, 1932, the son of the late Edward John and Vonnetta (Weeks) Leiby.
Harry had been self-employed and had worked for various companies over the years, but retired from Houle's Plumbing and Heating in Waterville, Maine, in 1996.
He was a Past Master, past secretary, and member of the board of trusties of Siloam Masonic Lodge #92 A.F & A. M. in Fairfield, Maine, a member of Sebasticook Masonic Lodge #146 A.F. & A. M. in Clinton, Maine, Past Commander of Pilgrim Commandery #19 in Farmington, Maine, member of Kora Temple Shrine, and a lifetime member and Past Worthy Patron of Fire Side Chapter #103, Order of the Eastern Star in Clinton, Maine.
Harry was a perfectionist who loved to work in his vegetable garden and was a jack of all trades. He built the home that he currently lived in. Harry also had a great sense of humor which will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by five brothers and five sisters.
Harry will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Patricia; his children, Mary Patricia Leiby of Pembroke, Maine, Harry Weeks Leiby Jr. of Florida, Evelyn Clinedinst and her husband, Mickey of Virginia, Elias Preston Leiby of Clinton, Maine, Tammy Merrithew and her husband, Scott of Burnham, Maine, and Nancy Ellen Truman and her husband, Mike of Caribou, Maine; his sisters, Edna Reed and her husband, Harold of Delaware, Grace Jarrell of Florida, Lillian Vashon Smith of Tennessee, and Elsie Leiby Brown of Hinckley, Maine; his grandchildren, Robert, Kristina, Eric, Holly, Kevin, and Dustin; his great grandchildren, Natalie and Erin; and several special nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at HealthReach Hospice, especially Lori Martin and Katherine Trask for the exceptional care Harry received.
A celebration of Harry's life was held from 6 to 8 pm, with a Masonic Service to begin at 7 pm, on Monday, April 15 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: HealthReach Homecare & Hospice, 10 Water St., Suite 307, Waterville, ME 04901.
An online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at www.lawrybrothers.com
Arrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield, ME; 453-6049.

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Published in Herald Tribune from May 1 to May 2, 2013