DOVER-FOXCROFT - Richard D. Boss, 83, husband of the late Phyllis (Cookson) Boss, passed away peacefully Feb. 2, 2013, surrounded by his family at Hibbard Nursing Home, Dover-Foxcroft. He was born May 1, 1929, in Dover-Foxcroft, the son of Stanley and Ethel (Dunham) Boss.
Dick worked for Central Maine Power Co. for 38 years in the meter department. A U.S. Army
veteran, Dick proudly served his country in the Korean War
. He served on the Dover-Foxcroft Water District Board and for Dover-Foxcroft Fire Department. Dick enjoyed being out in his community and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren's activities.
He is survived by four sons, Steven his wife, Stacy, Michael and his wife, Debbie, Paul "PJ" and his fiancée, Nancy Albert, and Calvin and his wife, Teresa; eight grandchildren, Adam, Brienne, Justine, Hannah, Kelsey, Sarah, Kristen and Zachary; two great-grandchildren, Lauren and Bentley; and a brother-in-law, Lyle Cookson. The family wishes to thank Hibbard Nursing Home and its staff for the special care given to Dick.
Burial will be in the family lot at Rural Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft, in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to CancerCare of Maine, care of Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402-0404. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com