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Winfield James Foote

Date of Death: October 9, 2019

Date of Birth: August 25, 1923


W. James Foote

(1923 – 2019)

W. James Foote, 96, of Lewiston, Maine passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Born in Lisbon Falls, Maine on August 25, 1923 to Fred O. and Hazel Foote. He was a graduate of Lisbon Falls High School, Lisbon Falls, Maine. He was married to his loving, caring, compassionate wife Edna C. Carville Foote for 73 wonderful years.

Jim joined the service in 1943 as a member of the 1190th Corp of Engineers. He served in WWII in the European theater and in the Pacific theater. He was a member of the Masonic Ancient York Lodge 155 of Lisbon Falls, a member of the Scottish Rite Freemasonry, a 50-year member of the Kora Shrine in Lewiston, and a member of the Pioneer Chapter OES 11 of Lisbon Falls. He attended the High Street Congregational Church in Auburn. He was the Western Division Staff Assistant at Central Maine Power Company for 40 years retiring in 1986.

Jim will be remembered fondly for his renowned storytelling and his love for his family.

Jim is survived by his loving wife Edna of Lewiston; three daughters Jane Labbe and husband Maurice of Fredrick, MD, Peggy Lecuyer of North Oxford, MA and Nancy Goodwin and husband George of Nashua, NH; his six grandchildren, Michael Labbe, Laura Czarnecki, Lynne Wilson, Shannon Laro, Scott Goodwin, and Alan Goodwin; eleven great-grandchildren; and many Nieces and Nephews. An hour of visitation will be held on Tuesday October 15 from 10-11 a.m. At Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa Street, Lewiston where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital, Office of Development, 2900 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607l.

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