Allan E. Horne


March 05, 1915
- May 02, 2008

MILO - Allan E. Horne, 93, husband of Norma (Greene ) Horne, died May 2, 2008, at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor. He was born March 5, 1915, in Milo, the son of Maurice C. and Dicea M. (Henderson) Horne. He graduated from Milo High School, Class of 1932, and the University of Maine with a B.A. Degree in Economics in 1937, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was working with the U.S. Immigration Service in Philadelphia, PA, when he was drafted into the U.S. Navy and served as radar man on the destroyer U.S. Vesoli during World War II. After the war he returned home and entered the family business of M.C. Horne and Sons and developed a heating and plumbing business. He owned and published a local newspaper, "The Tri River Photo News". He belonged to Rabboni Masonic Lodge No. 62 in Milo, and had received his 50 year pin. He was a member of Aldworth Chapter No. 39 OES, the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post No. 41, also in Milo, and had also received his 50 year pin. He had served as Piscataquis County Commissioner and on many county and state committees during this time. He also served on the Milo Board of Trade, the Milo School Board, the Three Rivers Fish and Game Club, and the Piscataquis Extension. He was an avid fly fisherman and outdoorsman. He and his wife traveled extensively throughout the United States and had spent 11 winters in Zephyrhills, FL.

He is survived by his wife, Norma of Milo; 2 sons, Norman "Tom" C. Horne and his wife Carol of Boyd Lake, Howard "Hap" A. Horne of Milo; three daughters, Linda H. Keef and her husband Larry of Gorham, Karen H. Clark and her husband Michael of Milo, Janet H. Richards and her husband Donald of Milo; 15 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, including two special ones, Kathryn H. Witham and Charles Horne, Jr, who helped with visitation. He was predeceased by a son, Richard "Ricky" Horne and two brothers, Alden "Pete" Horne and Charles Horne Sr.

Friends may call 3:006:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2008, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo, where funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 4, with Pastor Ernest Madden officiating. Burial will follow in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery. A gathering for conversation and refreshments will follow at the United Baptist Church in Milo. The family wishes to thank all the staff at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor for all their loving care. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Maine Veterans Home, Activities Fund, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor ME 04401, or a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.


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