Robert "Bob" Lane
December 29, 1927 – January 9, 2019
Robert “Bob” Lane, 91 Winslow - Robert "Bob" Lane, 91, died peacefully at Lakewood Continuing Care on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Bob was born December 29, 1927 in Oakland the son of Albert Lane and Mary (Kraus) Lane. He graduated from Williams High School in Oakland, Class of 1946. Bob married the love of his life June Ann Veilleux of Winslow on July 4, 1950. He served in the US Army during the Korean War stationed in Germany. He achieved the rank of Corporal and received an honorable discharge in 1953. Bob graduated from Thomas College in 1956 where he earned an associate degree in business administration and furthered his education at Husson College in Bangor. He was employed by Keyes Fibre Company (Shawmut Plant) for 30 years retiring in 1988 as office coordinator. Bob was a long time member of the American Legion Post 5, Waterville and VFW Post 8835, Winslow. He was a communicant of Corpus Christi Parish. Bob's passion included fishing, boating, and camping with close friends and family on local lakes as well as Moosehead Lake. Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, June; his sister Marie (Vigue) Martin and her late husband Joseph of Oakland; his niece Kimberly (Martin) Gilbert and husband Paul, their children Jennifer (Gilbert) Howard and husband Kyle, and Gregory Gilbert and wife Sarah of New Hampshire; his nephew Keith Vigue and wife Sheila of Florida and their son Derek Vigue; his godchildren Philip Pouliot and family of Fairfield; Kimberly (Bolduc) Pearson and family of Colorado; as well as several cousins. He was predeceased by his father Albert Lane, stepfather Mike Vigue, mother Mary (Kraus) Lane Vigue, a nephew and godchild David Vigue, and his brother Francis Vigue. At Bob's request there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 26 Monument Street, Winslow with a burial at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta on Monday January 28, 2019 at 12 noon. Please visit www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories, and tributes with Bob's family.
- Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 26, 2019
- Burial Monday, January 28, 2019