Richard's Story

ELLSWORTH - Richard W. Dorr was born August 31, 1922 in Harrington to Clarence M. and Mabel (Lawrence) Dorr.

Richard graduated from Harrington High School in 1942 and then served in the US Army in Europe in World War II. He later became a barber, moved to Ellsworth and operated Dick's Barber Shop and Sunset Motor Court.

He is predeceased by his wife and best friend, Peggy (Harrington) Door. They were married on Easter Sunday, April 6, 1947. On January 1, 2008 their only child, John, died at age 59. Richard is survived by many friends and relatives.

At his request, there will be no services. Interment will take place at Morse Family Cemetery in Cherryfield. Memorial donations may be made to the Mary Dow Center, Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105 or to Courtland Rehabilitation and Living Center, 42 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Arrangements provided by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Ellsworth.
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