Seventh Generation


160. Genice Arlene Noyes was born on 9 May 1918 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 4 November 2003 at the age of 85 at Island Nursing Home in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried on 7 November 2003 in Mt. Adams Cemetery, Deer Isle.

Genice Arlene Noyes and Reginald Leroy Greenlaw were married on 4 March 1937 in Camden, Knox County, Maine, USA. They were divorced. Reginald Leroy Greenlaw, son of Leroy Haskell Greenlaw and Stella Beatrice Powers, was born on 9 January 1911 at Oceanville in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was educated about 1927 in Stonington High School. He died on 13 September 2008 at the age of 97 at Island Nursing Home in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. REGINALD LEROY GREENLAW STONINGTON - Reginald Leroy Greenlaw, 97, husband of the late Gertrude (Smith) Greenlaw, died Sept. 13, 2008, at a Deer Isle health care facility. He was born Jan. 9, 1911, in Stonington, the son of Leroy and Stella (Powers) Greenlaw. Reginald graduated from Stonington High School. After graduation he went to work on the Lone Star, a Singer yacht. Then in 1930 he came back to Stonington and started Square Deal Garage, around 1935 he started selling oil, by bringing tanks of oil across the Eggemoggin thoroughfare by Indian motorcycle. Then when World War II started, he went to South Portland shipyard and worked as "lead man." Regi-nald returned to Deer Isle/ Stonington in 1946, to continue serving the local people with his garage and oil business. Through the years he ran many successful businesses including: Square Deal Auto Sales, GE Appliance dealer, airplane pilot, Mobil oil distributor, Palmer Day Boats No. 1-4, in which he was well known for around the country. He is survived by two sons, Bruce Greenlaw and his friend, Judy Radner, of Stonington and Paul Greenlaw and his wife, Judy, of Sunset; a granddaughter, Patricia Boutilier and her husband, Michael, of Sunset; a grandson, Dr. Paul R. Greenlaw and his wife, Heather, of Wilson, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Douglas and Sarah Boutilier; a beloved sister-in-law, Frances Greenlaw; nieces, Pamela Steele of Brooklin and Susan Pluhar of Graz; a nephew, Skip Greenlaw of Stonington; a special friend, Ethelda Eaton of Stonington. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was predeceased by a brother, Lawrence P. Greenlaw; and his sister, Barbara and her husband, Don Webb. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Thurlow's Hill, Stonington, where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, with the Rev. Theodore Hoskins of Sunbeam Mission Boat, officiating. Interment will be at Oceanville Cemetery, Stonington. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle and/or Arc Animal Shelter, Cherryfield. www.bragdonkelley.com <http://www.bragdonkelley.com> Reginald was buried on 16 September 2008 in Oceanville cemetery.

Genice Arlene Noyes-7615 and Reginald Leroy Greenlaw-7616 had the following children:

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Bruce Chatto Greenlaw was born on 5 May 1944 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA.

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Paul Leroy Greenlaw-7617.

Genice Arlene Noyes and Victor Everett Welcome were married on 7 October 1956 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Victor Everett Welcome, son of William Welcome and Leila , was born on 10 December 1922 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA. He died on 21 November 2007 at the age of 84 at Died in nursing home in Penobscot, Hancock County, Maine, USA. VICTOR EVERETT WELCOME
DEER ISLE-Victor Everett Welcome, 84, passed away peacefully November 21, 2007, with family at his side. He was born December 10, 1922, in Concord, N.H., the son of William and Lelia Welcome.
He married Genice Noyes on October 7, 1956, in Stonington, Maine, and she preceded him in death after 48 years of marriage on November 4, 2003.
Besides his loving wife, Victor was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Beverly Merrill Revoir in October 2005, an infant son, Robert and brothers, William and Frederick Welcome as well as his youngest sister, Harriett Welcome Hopkins.
Mr. Welcome was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling to Michigan and Connecticut for his annual hunting and fishing trips. He enjoyed returning to his home in Concord, N.H., to visit his family also.
Victor graduated from Concord High School in 1939, and was a proud veteran of World War II having served his country from December 1939 until August 1945. He wrote many notes regarding his time spent during his career in the 197th Coast Artillery (anti- aircraft) Army - New Hampshire National Guard in New Guinea and Australia and he was a member of the American Legion for over 40 years. He was also an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman who loved nature. He was an excellent cook and everyone enjoyed his “fried clam dinners.” He was the best “clamer” and could always dig clams better than anyone! His basket was always filled before anyone had even the bottom of their basket covered. He would dig clams for his family reunions and birthdays for “steamers.” He and Genice enjoyed canning fresh produce from his garden. He excelled in woodcarving and made numerous wood carved boxes and gifts for individuals over the last few years-all having different designs. He loved giving to friends and family. He and Genice researched family history as a hobby for many years. Victor was a long-time resident of Deer Isle having moved from Concord, N.H., in 1955. He also served as third selectman of Deer Isle for 18 years from 1981-1999. Victor was employed by the quarry as a stonecutter and was involved with the creation of the State of Maine seal (cut from Deer Isle granite) on the Augusta state capitol building in August 1955. Victor was employed by Epsteins in Stonington before he became the first manager of the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in Deer Isle in 1973 when the bank opened, working there until his retirement in 1987. In the mid 1980s, Victor was also recognized as a person of Who's Who in Maine.
He is survived by his loving children: Vicki Pope and her husband, David, of Saline, Mich., Jeffrey Welcome and his wife, Lorraine, of Stonington, Conn., Bruce Greenlaw and his special friend, Judy Rader of Stonington, and Paul and Judy Greenlaw of Deer Isle. His grandchildren include: Ashley Welcome, Katherine Welcome, Eric Welcome of Stonington, Conn., and Patricia Boutilier of Deer Isle and Dr. Paul Greenlaw of Winston, N.C. and great-grandchildren, Sarah and Douglas Boutilier of Deer Isle. He is also survived by is brother and sister-in-law, Leigh and Cora Welcome, and his sisters, Barbara Perry and Norma Dudley as well as his brother-in-law Bill Dudley. He also has many nieces and nephews that survive him as well as numerous friends.
At Victor's request, a graveside memorial service will be held in Deer Isle in the spring 2008. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Penobscot Nursing Home, Hospice of Maine, and the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.
He served in the military from 1939 to 1945 in World War II, US Army, South Pacific. Victor was buried in Mt. Adams Cemetery, Deer Isle.