Dewey W Stephenson - age: 93
(September 17, 1923 to May 01, 2017
A graveside service will be held at the OLD Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta, ON CIVIC CENTER DRIVE on Wednesday May 10 at 2:00 PM for both Rose and Dewey. Military honors will conclude the service, Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation 13 Portland Rd, Buxton have been entrusted with the services. Serving our Veterans with honor.
Waterboro, Dewey W. Stephenson, 93, of Hickory Lane passed away Monday May 1, 2017 at Evergreen Manor, four days after his wife passed by his side. He was born in Auburn, Maine on September 17, 1923, the son of Dewey and Alice Healey Stephenson. Dewey attended local schools and graduated from Edward Little High School. He played local AAA baseball before serving in the US Navy in the Asiatic and European Theaters during WW2. After his service in the Navy, he enlisted in the US Army and served in the 11th Airborne Unit in Korea and participated in the events at Chosin Reservoir.
After Korea, he returned to Maine and worked in trucking for Honeywell Industries and then as a machinist for WH Nichols, from which he retired. Mr. Stephenson was a member of the American Legion.
In 1954 he married Rose Harkins and they moved to Waterboro in 1974, to be closer to their family. Dewey enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, hiking and camping with his family.
He is predeceased by his wife Rose of 62 years, brothers Robert, Earl and Ray Stephenson, and threesisters, Louise Sullivan, Cecile Roys and Mary Jane Surrell.
Survivors include brother Leo Paul Stephenson of North Carolina, two sisters Barbara Furkbeiner and Nancy Prindell, son David Stephenson and his predeceased wife Bert of Waterboro, grandsons David Jr. and wife Jami, and Shawn and wife Marianne of Waterboro, step-grandsons James Heath and Joseph McNally and his wife Mindy, and five great grandchildren Isabelle, Brianna, Samuel, Paige and Luke.