SABATTUS - Dorothy Adelaide (Keith) Nickerson, 79, loving wife of the late George Calvin Nickerson, went to be with her Lord and Savior Nov. 17, 2012. She was born June 20, 1933, in Hermon, the daughter of Alden H. Keith Sr. and Adelaide R. (Fryer) Keith.
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Dorothy was a dedicated homemaker and lovingly raised her five children and a nephew. She enjoyed singing, playing the violin, cello, organ and piano, and watching the birds on the river from her window. She was a faithful servant of the Lord and attended Sabattus Community Church, teaching classes and playing the organ.
She was predeceased by her sister, Marion Marshall; and her brother, Alden H. Keith Jr. Dorothy is survived by her children, Mark and his wife, Sandy, of Dedham, Donald and his wife, Lorraine, of McAdam, New Brunswick and Noto, Ishikawa, Japan, Janet and her longtime partner, Edward Brown, of Sabattus, Nancy and her husband, Shawn Edwards, of Hebron and Rebecca and her husband, Ronald Edgerly, of Sabattus; nephew, Bryan Marshall of Bangor; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 27, at East Auburn Baptist Church with the Revs. Roger Cousineau and Russell Stewart officiating. Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net.
Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 21, 2012