BELFAST – Vincent E. Lavway, 75, died Wednesday morning, June 1, 2005, at his home in Belfast. He was born May 27, 1930, in Waterbury, Conn., the son of Lucille and Octave Lavway. He spent his childhood in Monroe, and later made his home in Jackson with his family, where he was a farmer and woodsman. He was a member of the Jackson Grange and a town selectman. His hobbies included reading, spending time outside and working with horses. He is survived by his loving companion and best friend, Marjorie Verrill; two daughters, Cheryl Herland and her husband, Bill, of North Andover, Mass., Sheila Woodbury of Greene; three sons, Dave Lavway of Jackson, Cecil Lavway of Hooksett, N.H., and James Lavway of Hooksett, N.H.; one brother, Arthur Lavway; four sisters, Jeanette Prescott, Dolly Strickland, Gloria Cross and Teresa Abbott. Vincent had nine grandchildren; and two great-grand-children. He was predeceased by one sister, Virginia Simon. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Oncology Unit at Waldo County General Hospital, Belfast, ME.