Laura Larkin Field died January 29, 2019 after suffering many years with Huntington’s Disease. She was born in Bridgeport, CT on April 6, 1956, one of six children of Paul A and Alice (True) Larkin.
In 1959, the family moved to Oakland, ME, and in 1968 they moved to Boothbay Harbor, where Laura graduated from Boothbay Region High School. Laura worked at many different jobs, from flipping burgers to collating newspapers. Her favorite job was making fish chowder at the Cabbage Island Clambakes in Boothbay Harbor. Later she lived in Spruce Head, ME, Rockland, ME and Florida.
As the disease progressed, she received excellent and loving care at Freeport Nursing Home in Freeport, ME. Recently, when that facility closed, she was transferred to Brentwood Health and Rehab in Yarmouth, ME.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Field; her father, Paul A. Larkin, a sister, Julia Larkin Berry, sister, June Larkin Wing and brother, Paul T. Larkin.
She is survived by a son, Bryce Larkin of Spruce Head, ME., her mother, Alice Larkin Larrabee, of Boothbay, ME.; brothers, Edrick Larkin, Sr. and wife Carol, of Southport, ME., Shawn Larkin and wife, Janice, of Madison, ME., and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no formal service.
Donations in Laura’s memory can be made to Midcoast Humane Society (formerly Lincoln County Animal Shelter), 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME. 04011