Donald Edwin Dyer Sr., 83
LIMERICK - Donald Edwin Dyer Sr., 83, of Foss Road, in Limerick, passed away at "The Farm" on Feb. 15, 2017.
He was born in Portland on Jan. 1, 1934, the son of Horace and Thelma (McMillan) Dyer. Donald was a 1953 graduate of Falmouth High School.
He worked for Charles Chesley Construction, and Ellis Snodgrass Construction, and ran a hydraulic repair business. The family moved to Limerick,where he raised laying hens for many years and later worked for FR Carroll Construction.
Mr. Dyer enjoyed woodworking, steel fabrication, splitting and cutting wood, and playing the trumpet.
Donald was a member and Past Master of the Falmouth Grange #25.
He was predeceased by his wife Barbara, who passed away in 2011; and two sisters, Dot and Ruthie.
Survivors include four sons, Ronald Edwin Dyer (Nancy), of Winthrop; Larry James Dyer (Gloria), of Newfield; Donald Edwin Dyer II (Patty), of Casco; and Harry James Dyer (Terry), of West Newfield; a sister, Elizabeth A. Lawrence, of Rockhill, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call at the
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation,
13 Portland Rd., Buxton, (Bar Mills), Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, from 1-3 p.m. A 3 p.m. funeral service will follow at the funeral home. Burial will be at Brooklawn Memorial Park at a later date, where he will be laid next to his wife.
Memorial contributions to
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04073
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home Inc
13 Portland Road
Buxton, ME 04093
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 17, 2017