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David George Gebow, 91, of Millinocket, Maine, formerly of Marblehead, Mass., husband of the late, Patricia A. Gebow, died on August 20, 2017, at Colonial Health Care in Lincoln, Maine. Born in Waltham, Mass., on February 16, 1926, to the late Edith (Hutton) Gebow and George W. Gebow.
He was a civil engineer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 39 years, retiring in 1986. He graduated from Marblehead High School and attended Lowell University. He was a Registered Land Surveyor in Massachusetts and Maine. A veteran of World War II, he served in the South Pacific Theatre as a Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy Seabees from 1944 to 1946. He was Town Constable of Marblehead from 1960 to 1990. He was a charter member of the Marblehead Jaycees, the Gerry 5 Veterans Fireman's Organization in Marblehead; life member of the VFW 4154, American Legion; and life member of the BPOE Elks 1521 in Millinocket. A member of the U.S. Sail and Power Squadron and the Marblehead Yacht Club, he enjoyed sailing with his family and friends. His love of Maine brought him to vacation each summer at their camp on South Twin Lake.
He leaves a daughter, Cynthia Chasse and husband, Paul of Magnolia, Mass.; two sons, Scott and wife, Susan of Rowley Mass., and David Gebow, Jr. of Guerneville, Calif.; four grandchildren, Ryan, Emily and Sarah Gebow of Rowley and Blake Chasse and fiance', Christopher Shuka of Gloucester, Mass.; nephews, Steven R. Hahn of Marblehead, Mass., and John Lancaster of Ware, Mass.
He was also the brother of the late Nancy Cook of Maine and the late Jessie Hahn of Marblehead.
Services are pending. Burial will be in the Millinocket Cemetery at a later date.
Published on  August 31, 2017
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