OLD TOWN – Frank J. Dalrymple, 64, died Feb. 20, 2012, at a Bangor hospital. He was born July 6, 1947, in Old Town, a son of William and Barbara (Burr) Dalrymple.
Frank proudly served his country, serving as a sergeant with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed at Old Town Pulp Mill for 37 years. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 75 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3381 where he enjoyed meeting his friends and socializing. During his younger years, he enjoyed camping and day trips to Peaks Kenney State Park.
He is survived by his wife, Linda (Violette) Dalrymple; son, Kevin Violette; grandson, Corey Violette; two sisters, Christina St. Louis and her husband, Rick, and Frances Frizzell; three brothers, Gary Dalrymple and his wife, Jeanne, Roger Richards and his wife, Vicky, and Bruce Richards and his wife, Cheryl; and his feline companion, Oasis. He was predeceased by his parents; and daughter, Pam Marie.
A celebration of Frank’s life will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of service. Immediately after the service, all are invited for a time of fellowship at American Legion Hall, Water Street, Old Town. Spring interment with military honors will be conducted at Lawndale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to CancerCare of Maine, Eastern Maine Charities, One Cumberland Place, Suite 300, Bangor, ME 04401. Notes of condolences may be left at