George E. Driscoll

October 5, 1928 - June 12, 2021

Service Date: June 19, 2021

Friends and family may call from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, June 18th at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street, in Alfred.

George E. Driscoll, 92, of Springvale, ME died at his home on Saturday, June 12, 2021.

George was born on October 5, 1928 in Sanford, the son of Joseph A. and Lillian C. (Burnell) Driscoll.

A man who had worn many hats, in January 1961, George found the helmet of a firefighter, and never looked back. Working his way through a firefighter’s life of service, he became fire chief of the Sanford/Springvale fire department in 1970. He retired as chief in 1982.

George then became a tractor trailer driver for Falls Agway and continued driving “big” rigs, including the wrecker owned by Hartford Trucking, until finally tapering to full retirement in his late 70’, s.

George is survived by his wife, Mary (Greene) Driscoll. They were married at St. Georges Episcopal Church Sanford ME, on May 28, 1949.

George is also survived by his son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Sandra (Roy) Driscoll, daughter, and son-in-law Jean (Driscoll) and James Wilson and son and daughter-in law Kevin and Rachel (Chevalier) Driscoll, his grandson Christopher Driscoll, granddaughter Monica Driscoll and grandson Ben Driscoll and his great grandchildren Elijah, Nathan, Dustin, Rowan, and Kylie

George was a devoted member of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Sanford ME, a charter member of the Acton/Shapleigh Lions Club and a Past Master of the Mousam Lake Grange, Shapleigh ME.

Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, June 18th from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street in Alfred.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall, 25 Riverside Ave., Sanford. ME at 10:00 a.m. followed by a procession to the Sanford Fire Dept. Central Station for the Firefighters Last Call.

Light refreshments will be offered following the Last Call service.

In lieu of flowers, George has asked that donations be made to St. George’s Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson Street, Sanford, ME.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.


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