HOWLAND – Frederick A. Lindsay Sr., 79, husband of Madeline (Chase) Lindsay, passed away Feb. 15, 2012, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born July 4, 1932, in West Seboeis, the son of Elmer and Sarah (Fleming) Lindsay.
Frederick worked for Atlas Plywood before he went to work for Great Northern in 1955, where he worked for 39 years, retiring in 1994. After retirement, he enjoyed working with the crew at Howland Recycling Plant. He lifted weights for many years and won many trophies doing that. He loved his grandchildren greatly and was very proud of them.
In addition to his wife, Madeline, he is survived by three sons and their wives, Frederick Jr. and Sherrie of Houlton, Richard and Patty, and Mark and Pam, all of West Enfield; four grandchildren, Richard and wife, Heather, of West Enfield, Matthew and wife, Desiree, of Benedicta, Addison and fiancee, Brie, of West Enfield, and Todd of Enfield; great-grandchildren, David, Madelyn, Maren and Niaomi; a brother, Edwin of Augusta; a sister, Marjorie of Brewer; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Earl; and brother-in-law, Arnold.
Friends may call 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Michele St. Cyr officiating. Spring interment will be at Howland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at