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Ralph B. Lashua

November 11, 1933 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Ralph Lashua Obituary

Ralph B, Lashua, 90 years old of Danville, passed away on January 31st with family by his side.
He was born on 11/06/1933 in Lewiston, the son of Martin Sr. and Helen (Colley) Lashua.
He was educated in the schools of Gray, graduating from Pennell Institute in 1952.
He married the love of his life, Shirley on June 30, 1956. They resided in Danville where together they
raised 4 children. Shirley passed away on July 28, 2004 and he missed her greatly every day. Ralph has
resided at Schooner Estates in Auburn since August, 2014.
Throughout his life, he worked at various warehouse facilities. He was a self-taught musician and could
be heard playing an instrument and singing whenever he had spare time. Throughout the years he was a
member of various area country bands; music was his passion.
He enjoyed watching the Red Sox, gardening, fishing, hunting, listening to country music, playing Bingo
and spending time with family.
He was a member of the Danville Grange, Pomona Grange, State Grange, Remember When Senior
Citizens and St. Louis Senior Citizens.
He is survived by his four children, William Morrison Sr and wife Nancy, Kathleen L’Italien, Brian Lashua
and companion Debbie Bennett, and Brenda LaMarque and husband David; six grandchildren, William
Morrison Jr (Hannah), Tracey Libby (Rich), Karen Dehetre (Mike), Lori L’Italien (Nick), Kevin Lashua (Jess)
and Katie Lashua (Justin) and 12 great grandchildren. Also several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, four siblings and a great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ralph’s name may be made to Schooner Estates’ music and
entertainment fund.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the Schooner staff for the love, care and
support that they provided not only to our Dad, but to the family as well.


Visitation will be 10a.m. to 11a.m. Saturday February 10. at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray. A Memorial Service will be at 11a.m. at the Funeral Home. 

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Memorial Visitation
February 10, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wilson Funeral Home, LLC
24 Shaker Road
Gray, ME 04039

Memorial Service
February 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Wilson Funeral Home, LLC
24 Shaker Road
Gray, ME 04039


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