Maria N. Dickie, 96

Maria N. Dickie, 96, of Bridgton, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 5, 2017 at the Bridgton Health Care Center.

She was born on Nov. 1, 1920, in Montreal, Canada, a daughter of Archie and Marie Anne (Grenier) Perron.

Maria’s family moved to Glover, Vt. in 1930 and she became a U.S. citizen in Lawrence, Mass. at the age of 19.

In 1952, she married, Dean S. Dickie and had a son, Robert. They made their home in Oxford until the time of his death in 1970 at which time she moved to Bridgton.

Maria was a life member of the Eastern Star in South Paris and the Oxford American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

She had a wonderful circle of good friends and loved a game of bingo.

She is survived by a niece and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Dean; her son, Robert; longtime companion, Roger Macdonald; and a sister, Jackie Kennison.

At Maria’s request, there will be no services. Arrangements are in the care of the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Tributes may be shared at

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