GORHAM- Frederick “Fred” F. Dickinson Sr., age 75, passed away from a brief illness on Dec. 17, 2022, at Maine Medical Center.
He was born in Portland on Nov. 17, 1947, a son of the late Norman and Mary (Ireland) Dickinson and attended Portland Schools.
Throughout his working years, Fred was a painter. He owned and operated Dickinson and Son – Painting Contractor for over 40 years.
Fred will always be remembered for the enjoyment he had fishing, searching for antiques and collectables, and being with his family. He was a longtime member of the Eagles in Gray.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife- Hazel; siblings- Richard, Bill and Bernice; and two grandchildren- Frederick III and Amanda.
Fred is survived by his children- Freddie Dickinson Jr. and his wife Terri of Standish, Norman Dickinson of Westbrook, and Tammy Samaris and her husband George of Standish; his sister- Debbie Cavanaugh of Brunswick; and grandchildren- Nick, Frederick IV, George Jr. and Anastasia.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday Dec. 23 from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service Chapel, 498 Long Plains Road (Rt. 22) in Buxton. A graveside service will follow at Brooklawn Memorial Park, 2002 Congress St., Portland.
A celebration of Fred’s life will be held in the summer of 2023.