Dennis Elwood Lindsay

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Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service
445 Waterville Road
Skowhegan, ME

ALBION - Dennis Elwood Lindsay, 85, of Albion, left this world for a journey amongst the stars on Jan. 2, 2019, atthe Alfond Center for Health in Augusta. He was born July 20, 1933, in New Bedford, Mass., the son of Elwood H. and Marjorie A. (Gaisford) Lindsay.He was a proud Veteran, serving in the Army at West Point. He and his wife, Sally, moved their family to Albion in 1973. They made a life farming and trucking wood and together Dennis and Sally raised not only their own children but opened arms to the kid's friends and neighbors. No dinner table ever consisted solely of the immediate four, but was an event with many.Dennis was a member of the American Legion, Free Masons, and a long life fireman, starting his service in Rehoboth, Mass. in 1949 and even after retiring as Chief in Albion, remaining active to assist when needed.Dennis and Sally took many camping trips to Fryeburg Fair, Lake St. George, and reached more than 40 states with family, friends and grandkids.He is survived by his beloved wife Sally of 65 years; son Jeffrey and his wife Gayle Lindsay, daughter Amy Fowler; granddaughters Sophia Lindsay and her partner Garrett Hudanish, Kathryn and her husband Troy Ellis, Amanda and her husband Jake Gurney, Lindsay and her wife Sarah Page; great- grandkids Caden and Lydia Gurney; and his two sisters Beth Hilliard and Ardeth Burnett; and beloved four legged sidekick, Tucker. Dennis is predeceased by his parents, Marjorie and Elwood Lindsay, stepmother Priscilla Lindsay; brother, Robert Lindsay; and grandson, Jarod Trafton.Services will be held in the spring with a Celebration of Life, date to be determined.Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.In lieu of flowers,the family asks that donations be made to the:Chief Dennis LindsayFF Memorial Flag Fund c/o Bangor Savings Bank, PO Box 670, Unity, ME 04988.

Published in Central Maine on Jan. 12, 2019
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