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George has touched the lives of many Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound visitors. 

View George's obituary in the Bangor Daily News...
View George's obituary in the Ellsworth American...

 Below are poems that were shared at George's memorial service:


That man was a success -

Who had lived well, laughed often

and loved much;

Who had gained the respect of intelligent men

and the love of children;

Who had filled his niche

and accomplished his task;

Who left the world better than he found it;

Who had never lacked appreciation

of earth's beauty

Or failed to express it;

Who looked for the best in others

and gave the best he had.

Thank you, George, for sharing your life with me.

My love forever,



Our Father kept a garden.

A garden of the heart

He planted all the good things,

That gave our lives their start.

He turned us to the sunshine,

And encouraged us to dream:

Fostering and nurturing

The seeds of self-esteem.

And when the winds and rain came,

He protected us enough;

But not too much because he knew

We would stand up strong and tough.

His constant good example,

Always taught us right from wrong;

Markers for our pathway that will last

A lifetime long.

We are our Father's garden,

We are his legacy.

Thank you, Dad,

We love you.



The love I have for Gramp

Will never fade away.

l'll think of him, my special friend,

Throughout each passing day.

l'll walk into the room

And see his empty chair;

Although I know he's resting,

l'll feel his presence there.

The memories of his laughter,

His warm and loving smile,

His eyes so full of happiness,

His heart that of a child.

Memories are forever

Be they laughter or of tears,

Memories I will treasure

Through all the forthcoming years.