Alton R. Chadwick, 84, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Sussman House in Rockport. Born in St. George July 26, 1933, he was the son of Merrill and Elizabeth Simmons Chadwick.

Other than his parents, Alton was predeceased by his wife, Carmella Diamond Chadwick; his son, Alton “Butch” Chadwick; his siblings Wilbur "Will" Chadwick and his wife Jean, Gwendolyn L. Villano and her husband, Marty. He is survived by two daughters, Marie Chadwick of Rockland, Debbie Hickey and her husband, Dennis, of Gardiner; three sons, Jeffery Chadwick and his wife, Cindy, of Wiscasset, Timmy Chadwick and his wife, Jennie, of Alna, Steve Chadwick of Florida; a brother, Roger A, Chadwick, and his wife, Patty, of Connecticut; two sisters, Adele L. Wielock of North Carolina, Cynthia A. Chadwick of Tenants Harbor; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.

A celebration of Alton’s life is planned for the summer of 2018, and will be announced. Burial will be in the South Parish “Ridge” Cemetery, St. George. To share a memory or story with Alton’s family, visit their online Book of Memories at

Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.