Dorothy Diana (Sibley) Sibley


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Burlington - Dorothy Diana (Sibley) Sibley, 83, Burlington, Maine, passed away November 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 12, 1935 in Lowell, ME, to Philip Kenneth Sibley and Diana (Mushero) Sibley.
She attended Lee Academy and graduated from Portland High School. Dorothy married her high school sweetheart, Francis John Sibley on July 3, 1953. They moved to southern Maine in 1956, and settled for many years in Scarborough. Dorothy was employed in the semi-conductor industry for many years with Fairchild, Schlumberger and National in South Portland. Dorothy and Francis camped, boated, and fished throughout Maine, and traveled the USA extensively. After retirement, Dorothy and Francis returned to their roots in Burlington for the summer season and wintered in Florida.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; a beloved daughter, Brenda Joy (Sibley) Glidden; and a granddaughter, Amelia Violet Sibley; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Stone and Alfred Stropparo; and sisters-in-law, Mary Lorraine (Buraby) Sibley and Lynn (Daniels) Sibley.
Survivors include her husband, Francis Sibley Sr. of Burlington, ME; son, Francis (Abe) Sibley Jr. and his wife, Rosemary (Carr) Sibley, of Standish, ME; and daughter, Sandra Sibley of Standish, ME; her brothers, Philip Sibley Jr. and Dora (Jipson) Curtis of Lee ME; Richard and Nancy (Schwarm) Sibley of Burlington, ME; Dennis and Teresa (Bearce) Sibley of Burlington, ME, and Clayton and Vickie (Guadana) Sibley of Red Oak TX; her sisters, Vivian Stone of Thomasville, NC, and Shelley Stropparo of Quaker City, OH; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews.
A graveside service and interment will be at Mount Repose Cemetery in Burlington, Maine, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Dorothy and Brenda's name to The Cam Neely Foundation, The Neely House, 30 Winter Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108.
For an online register book, please go to Clay Funeral Home is serving the Sibley family.
Published on November 14, 2018
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