Merton E. Thorpe print


Merton E. Thorpe
November 7, 1922
May 22, 2016


    CASCO - Merton E. Thorpe passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the age of 93.
    Merton was born November 7, 1922 at Raymond Maine to Merle and Eva Cole Thorpe at the family farm. Logging and farming became an integral part of Merton's life. He continued to work with oxen until his eighties. His gardens produced a bountiful yield which he happily shared with others.
    For most of his life Merton worked in road construction and maintenance. A special joy for Merton came late in life when he found salvation through Christ. He enjoyed most traditional hymns and Bible verses. He will best be remembered for his gifts of kindness and generosity. Merton's family is grateful to Dr. Carl Schuler and devoted caregivers of Casco Inn for their loving care.
    Merton is survived by, Elwin & Gerri Thorpe of Casco; Arthur & Donna Thorpe of Summerfield, FL; Charles & Marlene Thorpe of Leesburg, FL; Clint  Thorpe of Harrison; Crystal & Will Gwyn of Portland, OR; Terry Thorpe of Summerfield, FL; Tammy Wooley of Summerfield, FL; Regina & Michael Baptista of Fryeburg; Carrie Soule of Windham; Ryan & Beth Thorpe of Goldbar, WA; Brandi & David Jackson of Newton, KS; many great -grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
    Visiting hours will be held 6-8PM Friday, May 27, 2016 at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Rd. Casco. A service to celebrate his rich life will be held 11AM Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Riverside Cemetery on Plains Rd. in Raymond. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the charity of your passion. Please honor Merton by sharing your love with your family, speaking blessings upon them.


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