Bertha P. Dickey
Camden — Bertha Pearse Dickey, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Glen Ridge Nursing Home in Augusta. Born in Hope on Jan. 17, 1924, she was the oldest child of Aubrey and Cora (Dennison) Pearse. On Sept. 17, 1941, she married Norman C. Dickey of Lincolnville. They made their home in Hope then moved to Camden in 1950.
Mrs. Dickey was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Rockland branch.
She was best known throughout the community for her sewing skills, an art which she practiced for more than 45 years.
Surviving are her four children, Lester Dickey and his wife, Connie of Utah; Norma Peterson and her husband, Don of Idaho; Frances Twitchell and her husband, Allen of Camden; Debra Manning and her husband, Jim, of Hobbs, N.M.; 15 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; her brother Earl Pearse of Hope; her sister, Lois Benner of Owls Head; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman C. Dickey in 1976 and three grandsons.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Old County Road, Rockland with Branch President Clinton Beverage officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Camden.
Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. Condolences may be shared with the Dickey family at longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain St., Camden.