Dale A. Higgins

December 01, 1927
- June 25, 2011

MILO - Dale Andrew Higgins, 83, lost his battle with cancer on June 25, 2011, at his home in Derby. He was born December 1, 1927, in Hancock, NH, the son of Clarence H. and Pearl R. (Foote) Higgins. He spent his lifetime working as a mason. His greatest love was his family and friends' visits. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, woodworking projects and making furniture.

He was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Clarence and Richard, and his sisters, Geraldine and Patricia Higgins. He is survived by his wire, Laurianne M. (Dube) Higgins of Milo; tow sons, Harry Higgins and his wife, Anne Marie, of Greenfield, MA, and Scott Higgins and his wife, Michelle, of South Deerfield, MA; three daughters; Donna Benjamin of Greenfield, MA, Kathleen Towles and her partner, Anna Brick, of North Hampton, MA, and Christine Wu and her husband, Richard, of Halley, MA; a stepson, Andrew McFarland and his wife, Jacqueline, of Fitchburg, MA; stepdaughters, Helene Charette of Harmony, ME, Lisa McFarland of Newark, NJ, and Gail Wallace of North Vassalboro, ME; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in Hancock, NH. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church of Hancock, P O Box 98, Hancock, NH 03449

Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.


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