DOVER-FOXCROFT – Glenn Merle Libby died peacefully June 30, 2006, with his family by his side. He was born May 23, 1912, in Easton, the seventh child of Miles L. and Vesta E. (Turner) Libby. He attended Foxcroft Academy while his family lived in Sebec Station; riding to Dover on the train and then walking from the train station to the academy. After leaving school, he worked at many jobs, including Clark’s Bear Farm in Franconia, N.H. and later delivering ice for several years in the Dover-Foxcroft area. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and married Margaret (Gray) Libby Jan. 24, 1945. After the war, he worked for PE Ward and Co. as an outside salesman and later as warehouse manager until retiring in the late 1970s. Merle was always active and could usually be seen out walking, or tending his yard or garden. In the winter he enjoyed snowshoeing, often breaking trail for his wife to cross-country ski. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge No. 52 AF & AM, a 50-year member of the American Legion and a very active member of the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, where he was deacon for several years, Sunday school superintendent and church janitor for many years. Merle was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Owen, Norman and Kenneth; three sisters, Maggie Smith, Emmy Johnson and Hazel Craig; his son, David O. Libby; and son-in-law, Arthur C. Hathaway. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; their daughter, Donna L. Hathaway; a granddaughter, Nancy Seavey and her husband, Jonathan and their children, Jennifer, Cailin and Austin, all of Dover-Foxcroft; a granddaughter, Susan Karleskint and her husband, Kenneth and their daughter, Katharine, of Redwood City, Calif.; two stepgrandsons, William Hathaway of Newport and John Hathaway of Fairfax Station, Va.; a special sister-in-law, Dorothy E. Gray of Dover-Foxcroft; many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews, including two special nephews, Robert Johnson of Portland and Sebago Lake and Norris Smith of Thomaston; and one special niece, Vesta Harvey of Phoenix, Ariz. A celebration of Merle’s life will be held 1 p.m. Aug. 6, at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church. Those who wish may make contributions to the Glenn Merle and Margaret G. Libby Fund at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA, 30 Park St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 or the David O. Libby Fund, Foxcroft Academy, 975 West Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home.