OLD TOWN – Alden Donald Dill, 83, passed away July 11, 2009, at a Bangor heath care facility. He was born June 25, 1926, in Gardiner, son of J. Prescott and Hazel Mariah (Campbell) Dill. Alden was a World War II veteran having served as a rifleman with the U.S. Army. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Philippines Liberation Ribbon, Silver Star, Army Occupation Medal and Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. He made his living as a truck driver for 32 years. He was a life member of VFW Post No. 3381, Old Town; American Legion Post No. 84, Orono; and BPOE 1287 Elks of Old Town. Alden had a great sense of humor and loved to pull pranks. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois of Old Town; daughters, Marianne Dill of Fort Meade, Fla., and Charlene Acree of Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Emil Dill of Scroggin, Texas; three sisters, Freda Turner of Connecticut, Charmaine Stanley of North Carolina and Bonnie Dostie of Florida; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Donna Bauer; brothers, Benjamin Dill and Richard Dill; and a sister, Judy Allan. A graveside service with military honors will be held 1 p.m. Monday, July 20, at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Services entrusted to Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town.
ALDEN D. DILL
Posted July 13, 2009, at 7:42 p.m.