Dalas's Story

BANGOR - Dalas J. Burgess (Ike) passed away at his Bangor home on Sunday, May 29th. He was born January 27, 1933 in Orono, son of Richard and Irene (Gonyer) Burgess.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Burgess and 5 Children and their spouses, Irene and Joe Cassidy, Rose and Bruce King, Henry and Donna Burgess, Donna and Jerry Stanhope, Harvey and Crystal Burgess. He is also survived by a sister, Catherine Dekowski; sister in-law, Donna and husband Jim Dumont; and a sister in-law, Bea Burns. He has several nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his 5 brothers and a sister, along with 2 sons, Laurence and Richard Burgess; 1 grandchild, Jonathan Burgess; and a great grandson, Tripp Burgess.

Ike worked as a farmer in his early years and later was self-employed as a contractor fixing foundations, jacking camps, and leveling old Barns.

A family service will be held at his home in Bangor for immediate family and close friends on Thursday, June 2 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish, may make a memorial contribution to the Burgess family by sending it to 81 Sidney Street, Bangor, Maine 04401
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