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MILLINOCKET - E. Dillon Roach left this world on July 15, 2014 in the early evening. She was born June 17, 1922 in Fredericton, N.B., the daughter of Kenneth and Edith (Clark) Sloat. She was predeceased by her parents, her devoted husband Willie and sisters, Juanita MacDonnell and Catherine Anne LaPlante of Millinocket.

Dillon worked many years at Joe & Mary's Restaurant and later in life at Kidney Pond Camps.

Dillon is survived by three daughters, Gail and husband, Robert Rideout of Rochester, NY, Susanne Wedge of Scarborough, and Billee and husband, Gary Morrison of Inverness, FL. She leaves 6 grandchildren: Willie Wedge, Lennie and Robbie Rideout, Melissa Adams, Shannon Horvath and Tabor Badger; 10 great-grandchildren: Rachael Dollinger and Derek Rideout, Emily and Abby Wedge, Jesse, Cody and Alexis Rideout, Jett and Nolan Badger, Darien Horvath; 2 great-great-grandchildren: Ekiah and Ariana Dollinger. She is also survived by her favorite cousin, Bill Barrett of Fredericton, NB., as well as several nieces and nephews. Her lifelong best friends had all passed before her.

Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to St. Jude's "Partner in Hope" sponsored by Danny Thomas by mailing to St. Jude's Partner in Hope, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN, 38105 or call (800) 785-8815. The family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all the staff at Sweet Seniors, Stearns Assisted Living and especially the great staff at the Katahdin Health Care Facility. Special thanks to her friend and neighbor, Dick Berry. Friends may visit with the family Saturday, July 19 from 10-11 a.m. at Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, where funeral services will start at 11. Committal services will follow immediately thereafter at Millinocket Cemetery. Arrangements by Lamson Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
Published on  July 17, 2014
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