HAMPDEN AND BREWER – Dwinal L. Rideout Jr., 83, passed away June 26, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. Dwinal was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Connor, to Dwinal Sr. and Audrey (West) Rideout.
Dwinal was a longtime resident of both Hampden and Brewer. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II before working for Footmans and Grants Dairy as an electrician and refrigeration technician. Dwinal loved the outdoors, particularly hunting, fishing and boating. Dwinal will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
Dwinal is survived by his children, Lorraine Rideout of Old Orchard Beach, Stephen Rideout and wife, Patricia, of Newburgh, Linda Rideout of Largo, Fla., Christopher Rideout of Eddington and Matthew Rideout; grandchildren, Lisa Belcher, and Stephen, Molly and Marcus Rideout; two brothers; two sisters; as well as several nieces and nephews. Dwinal was predeceased by his parents, his first wife, Dorothy J. Rideout, his second wife, Ann Rideout; one brother, and two sisters.
A funeral service celebrating Dwinal’s life will be held 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden, with the Rev. Dick Woehr officiating. Family and friends are invited to visit 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. Interment will be private for family at Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Dwinal’s honor may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.