Stanley L Allen


July 10, 1932
- August 23, 2008

LAGRANGE - Stanley L. Allen, 76, passed away peacefully Aug 22, 2008, with his daughter, Susan Robinson, his very special friend, Ron Fortier , and his granddaughters, Amanda and Kristen Robinson by his side, at Cummings Health Care in Howland, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 10, 1932, in Silver Ridge, the son of Leon and Shirley (Gould) Allen.

Stanley retired from Dexter Shoe Company in Milo after 20 years. He enjoyed going everyday to Governorís Restaurant in Old Town, and will be remembered by many friends there. Until the very end, his friend, Ron Fortier of LaGrange, would take him out for rides, and would check on him every day and night. Thank you, Ron, for everything.

Stanley is survived by two daughters, Susan Robinson of Guilford and Diane Vencenzie and husband Pete of Connecticut; three sons, Edward Herbest and wife Linda of Bradford, Phillip Herbest of LaGrange, and Scott Herbest and wife Brandi of Holden; four brothers, Sam and wife Frances of Fairfield, Ron of Connecticut, Eugene of California, and Clifford of Etna; and five sisters-in-law, Marie of Connecticut, Albina Emery of Orneville, Stella Royal of Milo, Brenda Herbest of Milo, and Ginger Herbest of Frenchboro; a brother-in-law, Ronald Baker of LaGrange; nine grandchildren, Amanda and Kristin Robinson, RaeJean, and Scotty Herbest, Joseph Russell, Randy and Matt Herbest, Ashley and JR Herbest; seven great grandchildren, Corbin and Danica Flewelling, Brooke Herbest, Courtney and Joshua Webb, Phillip Herbest III and Zach Gauthier; several aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his wife Betty (Herbest) Allen, a brother, Roger, and a sister, Sharon.

Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday August 26, 2008, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo, where funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, with Pastor David Mumford officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice, c/o Community Health and Counseling, 14 Summer St., Dover-Foxcroft 04426.


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