Arthur Lavway, 76, of Winterport, passed away Dec. 21, 2013, in Bangor. He was born in Monroe on March 30, 1937, a son of Octave and Lucille (Roberts) Lavway. He worked at Penobscot Poultry before retiring in 1987. Arthur enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood cutting. He loved dancing until his health prevented him from continuing.

He is predeceased by his sisters Virginia Simon and Gloria Cross and brother Vincent Lavway. Arthur is survived by sisters Eldora Strickland, of Winslow, Teresa Abbott, of Freedom, and Janette Prescott and husband Norman, of Brooks; grandchild Justin Brown and wife Lura and their daughter Ashley Brown, all of Winterport; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be at Kenney Cemetery in the spring. Those who wish may make donations in Arthur’s memory to the Arthritis Foundation, 6 Chenell Drive, Suite 260 Concord, N.H., 03301.