Obituaries » Lawrence W. Winslow
August 23, 1930 - October 4, 2022
Burial Date: October 22, 2022
Funeral Home Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services
Lawrence “John” W. Winslow
Lawrence “John” Winslow died in Norway on October 4, 2022. He was born in Lewiston on August 23, 1930 and was the adopted son of Curtis Winslow. He was educated in Bethel Schools and graduated from Gould Academy in 1949. John served his country in the US Army from 1953-1955 serving as a jeep driver for a full bird Colonel. After returning to Bethel John began working at Steve’s Garage on Mechanic St. from 1955 – 1964 at which time he started his career with the U.S. Postal Service as a clerk moved on to a rural carrier position, retiring in 1983.
John married Gloria Tenney Winslow and had three children-Larry, Lorna and Peter. On November 29, 1975 he married Edleen Lee Winslow and became the stepfather to Bruce, Sue and Scott. Together they had fourteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
John Loved playing cards with his family, especially Sequence, enjoyed listening to old country music by artists like Hank Williams Sr. and Conway Twitty. He also loved to watch western movies starring John Wayne and Roy Rogers. John was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. One of his favorite places to be was “upta camp” with his sons and hunting buddies every November, including last year at age 91.
John was a life member of Bethel Lodge #30 A.F & A.M, a member of the Eastern Star and the Mundt Allen Post American Legion.
John lived in Bethel for 87 years before moving to Norway in 2017.
Services will be held at the Bethel Alliance Church, Walkers Mills Road on October 22 at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin Bellinger officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, North Road Bethel following the services.
Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond, Maine.