Richard “Dick” M. Emery, 88, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. He was born in Ellsworth, Nov. 10, 1930, to William A. and Merredith (Maxfield) Emery.
Besides his parents, Dick was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law, William M. and Margaret I.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Elaine (Hatch), daughters, Mary (Kevin) Hathaway, Barbara (Lyndon) Thomas, grandsons, Richard (Sarah) Thomas, Coryan (Jess) Hathaway, Celio Hathaway.
Richard graduated from Ellsworth High School and Valparaiso Technical Institute (Ind.). He also attended the University of Maine at Orono and served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed a life-long career as an electronics engineer.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. A private burial will take place in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Eastbrook Baptist Church c/o Jonathan Pierce, Treasurer, 133 Fitchburg Road, Waltham, ME 04605 or Grace Evangelical College & Seminary 502 Odlin Road, Bangor, ME 04401.