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ABBOTT, Wilfred C. Herring, 85, husband of Norma (Brown) Herring, son of Ora Leon and Winnifred (Cooley) Herring died October 22, 2001 at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. Mr. Herring graduated from Foxcroft Academy, class of 1934, and attended Colby College. He coached football and basketball in Corinna and Skowhegan, Maine and in Southington, Connecticut. He was the Town Manager for the Town of Norridgewock for 14 years. He was a Director and Past President of the New Portland Lions Club and a member of the Skowhegan-Madison Elks. In Somerset County, he was the Past President, Director and a lifetime member of the Maine Municipal Association. He also served on the Advisory Board of the State Manpower Affairs, on the Department of Human Services Advisory Board and was a member of the Governor's Council.

Mr. Herring is survived by his wife of nine years, Norma of Abbot; two daughters, Susan Bogle of Palmyra and Diane Herring of Hermon; a son, Blair Herring of Montana; a brother, Durwood Herring of Las Vegas, Nevada; two sisters, Louise Chapman of Dixfield and Vergena Lee of Dover-Foxcroft. He was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth and Milton Herring, and a sister, Carlotta Pitt.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside memorial service will be held for family and friends at the Maloon Cemetery in St. Albans, Thursday October 25, 2001 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Monson United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 204, Monson, ME 04464. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Guilford.

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