Posted May 22, 2012, at 7:40 p.m.

PATTEN – John L. Dickinson, 84, died May 20, 2012. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

John is survived by his two children, Marie Griffith and her husband, Joseph, of Goldsboro, N.C., and Joey Dickinson of Milford; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one brother, Leo Dickinson of Patten; one sister, Beverly Long of Pennsylvania; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Mary; and daughters, Connie and Velma.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, May 28, at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Interment with full military honors will be at Patten Cemetery. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit