ALBION, MAINE—Laura L. Rood, 76, of Albion, Maine passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine, surrounded by her family. She was born in Albion, Maine on December 6, 1937, the daughter of the late Fred and Helen (Higgins) Brockway. Laura was a graduate of Bessie High School in Albion, Maine. Laura enjoyed being a homemaker and loved spending time with family and friends. She especially loved visiting with her grandchildren as they were very special to her. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Rood Sr.; and her sister, Ruth Brockway. Laura will be sadly missed by her children, Arthur Rood Jr. and his wife, Millie of Benton, Maine, Duane Rood and his wife, Cheryl of Albion, Maine, and Gwen Dyer and her husband, Tim of Albion, Maine; her grandchildren, Eric Rood and his wife, Jonette of Benton, Maine, Jessica Rood and her husband, Bobby Perkins of Clinton, Maine, Tina Hubbard and her husband, Sumner of Albion, Maine, Angela Hamel and her husband, Adam of Fairfield, Maine, Justin Berube and his girlfriend, Kathy Lewis of Albion, Maine, Heather Dyer of Oakland, Maine, and Shelby Dyer of Waterville, Maine; her great grandchildren, Hunter Rood, Cassidy Rood, Tierra Hubbard, Sumner Aaron Hubbard, Jaiden Berube, Peyton Berube, and Ava Allen; her sisters, Thelma Webber and her husband, Norton of Waterville, Maine, Blanch Nutting and her husband, Allan of Claremont, New Hampshire, and Carrie Wriglesworth and her husband, David of Bristol, Tennessee; her brothers, Dennis Brockway and his wife, Sheila of Winslow, Maine, Guy Brockway of Albion, Maine, Harry Brockway and his wife, Norraine of Albion, Maine, Albert Brockway of Albion, Maine, and Bradley Brockway and his wife, Pam of Albion, Maine; and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 2 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, Maine. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 3 at Winslow Baptist Church, 1040 Augusta Road, Winslow, Maine. Burial will follow at Maplegrove Cemetery in Albion, Maine.