路易斯·莫尔顿·里奇,讣告

2023年10月23日星期一-下午1时

猫头鹰队队长——路易斯·莫尔顿·里奇, 阿格尼斯深爱的丈夫, 在10月11日安详地进入了天堂, 2023, 享年93岁. He was surrounded by loved ones, in the home he built and loved.

路易斯出生于1月3日, 1930, 在罗克兰, 缅因州, 路易斯·哈特·杜塞特和马里昂·利奇. He received his education 在罗克兰 schools and graduated high school in 1948. Following graduation, he pursued further studies at Knox Business College. In 1951, Louis enlisted in the Air Force, serving as a radio operator in Japan during the Korean War. 服兵役后, he embarked on a long career with The New England Telephone Company, starting as a lineman and retiring as a central office technician from the Camden office in 1986.

Louis first saw his future wife, Agnes Sullivan, as she was exiting the Strand Theater 在罗克兰. 他的即时反应? “哇!” They exchanged vows on December 24, 1951, and their union endured for nearly 72 years. 在猫头鹰头定居, Louis under太k the task of finishing and remodeling their home, ultimately transforming it into a cherished gathering place for four generations.

一个对细节有敏锐眼光的天才工匠, 路易斯在他的工作室里找到了极大的乐趣, 制作复杂的船只和飞机模型. He 太k pleasure in sailing and piloting his radio-controlled models as an active member of local clubs. 路易斯花时间修复和修复, whether it was mending the grandchildren’s toys or tackling household repairs – he possessed the remarkable ability to fix anything.

Louis had a lifelong love of sailing and as a young couple, he and Agnes sometimes borrowed his Uncle Lucien Green’s sailboat. After retiring, Louis fulfilled his dream of owning and sailing his own boat, 泰比. They enjoyed sailing around Penobscot Bay with family and friends.

在60年代末, 路易斯和阿格尼斯加入了猫头鹰头浸信会, where they discovered their spiritual home and sense of fellowship. They remained dedicated to the church community until declining health prevented their active participation.

Family was everything to Louis and Agnes and they attended many events involving their children and grandchildren. 无论是合唱还是主演, Louis’s grandchildren remember unwavering encouragement and enthusiastic support. The family recalls that Louis displayed genuine interest in all of their pursuits and was always approachable for any conversation. He showed his love by making them feel important whenever they were around him. 他的车库门开着的时候, 你知道他已经准备好了, and hardly a day went by without someone stopping by to visit with him. His grandchildren often joked that he had more of a social life than they did.

Louis was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth (Betty) Robinson.

他留下了深爱的妻子, Agnes; his brother, 罗伯特·里奇和他的妻子希拉, 棕榈城, Florida; daughters, Laurie Rule and her husband Charles Hill of Colorado, 伊莱恩·普罗瑟和她的丈夫凯文, of Hermon; grandchildren Janna Smith and her husband Chad of Colorado, 丹妮卡·伍斯特和她的搭档里克, 的奥本, 瑞秋·菲奥里和她的丈夫蒂姆·雷蒙德, and Adam Prosser and his wife Danielle of Levant; four great-grandchildren, 艾迪生和莉莲·史密斯, and Bennett and Olivia Prosser; as well as nieces, 侄子, 表亲, 他的好友海蒂·史蒂文斯·霍珀, and many wonderful friends and neighbors who dropped by with meals and great conversations.

A celebration of life for family and friends will be held next year at a date to be determined.

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