ROCKLAND — Richard “Dick” G. Ellingwood Jr., 79, of Algonac, formerly of Chesterfield, passed away on Dec. 31, 2021.

He was born on June 20, 1942, in Rockland, Maine. Dick enjoyed reading, especially about WWII. He enjoyed traveling to Maine and Florida, train watching, and loved cooking for his family.

Dick was a retired pipefitter at SANG (Selfridge Air National Guard), former firefighter and police officer in Rockland, Maine and a former firefighter in Chesterfield.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Peggy) Ellingwood; children: Roberta Roswood (spouse: Cassidy Roswood), Jason Radulski, Jamie Pyszora (spouse: Mark Pyszora, Jr), Tracy Clark Brierre (spouse: Jean Brierre) and Doug Clark (fiance: Angela Moore); grandchildren: Carlos Herrera (Kayla), Javier Acosta (Kindra), Courtney Chapman (Brock), Kristie Stell (Ryan), Antonio Herrera (Lisa), Nicole Clark, Dana Delahanty (Mike), Colby Clark, Scarlett Roswood-Kelly, Kaylee Pyszora, Lylah Pyszora, Elena Martinez (Cesar), Chuck Acosta (Jenna), Alexandria Brierre and Angelina Brierre; 27 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Frances (Pinkie) Drake (spouse: Tom).

Services will be private. Arrangements in care of Jowett Funeral Home – New Haven.