Edward W. Flint, 90

Edward Flint

Edward Flint

PERRY, FLA. — Edward W. “Ted” Flint, 90, formerly of Bridgton, died in Perry, Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015.

He was born in West Baldwin on March 16, 1925, the second son and youngest child of Ralph J. Flint and Achsah H. (Black) Flint.

His education started in West Baldwin schools and continued at Fryeburg Academy. In 1942, he left school to join the U.S. Marines, serving primarily in the Pacific theater. He attained the rank of sergeant and was awarded the Air Medal.

Following his honorable discharge, he met and married Miss Constance Gallant of Shapleigh in 1946. After completing his high school education at Bridgton Academy and Sanford High School, Mr. Flint studied at the University of Maine in Orono, graduating in 1951 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. His children were born during this time.

Ted’s professional career was primarily devoted to the design and construction of roads in southern Maine under the auspices of the Maine Highway Commission, now the MDOT. He retired in 1976 at the age of 51. In retirement, he held a variety of part-time jobs in the Bridgton area. In all his work, he developed friendships, which he held very dear. Ted was widely regarded as a kind and generous man, always ready to share a laugh.

He is survived by Connie, his loving wife of 69 years; a son, James R. Flint; daughters, Paula E. Lowell and Marti E. Flint; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Sally Lee of Boston, Mass. and Martha F. O’Grady of Portland; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents and his brother, John. He will be sadly missed by those who knew him. At Mr. Flint’s request, there will be no service. Condolences may be expressed c/o 360 South Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.

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