Richard Arnold Dubovy, 86
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SOUTH PORTLAND -- Richard Arnold Dubovy, 86, of South Portland, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
Richard was born on July 18, 1926 in Portland, the son of Leo and Elise Dubovy. He attended Portland Schools. He was in the U.S. Navy - World War II - Rank Seaman 1st Class - July 19, 1943 - March, 1946. He participated in the battle of Okinawa. He retired from Shaws's Supermarket as a meatcutter.
Richard liked the outdoors, square dancing, traveling, carpentry and animals.
Richard was predeceased by his father, Leopold Zajicek Dubovy and mother, Elise Borst Dubovy; brother Robert Edward Dubovy Sr., sister Evelyn Christine Dubovy Beaulieu. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Dorothy Dubovy; son David Dubovy and his wife Sandra and grandchildren Emily and Molly Dubovy; daughter Debra Denbow and her husband Michael; and several nephews and nieces.
Services will be held in the spring. Arrangements are under the guidance of Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland.
Donations in Richard's
memory can be made to:
HART Adoption Center
and Shelter for Cats
P.O. Box 351
Cumberland, Maine 04021
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on February 12, 2013