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Harold D. "Butch" Dickinson
September 17, 2023
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Mr. Harold “Butch” Dickinson, age 85, died peacefully on September 17, 20023 after a years-long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and its complications. Born in Framingham MA in 1938 to the late Harold and Laura (Babineau) Dickinson, he was raised in Saxonville and later moved his family to Milford MA in 1969.
Predeceased by his sister, Carol Ann Perini and son, Harold “Donnie” Dickinson, Butch leaves behind his wife of 63 years Barbara (Gogliormella) Dickinson, whom he lovingly doted on until his illness worsened, a brother Robert and his wife Sandy, a daughter Lisa and her husband William, a son Ralph and his wife Melissa, a daughter-in-law Laura; grandchildren Aaron and his wife Betsy, Eric and his wife Kerri, Amanda and her husband Michael, Haley, also his great grandchild Henry & several nieces and nephews.
Butch proudly joined the US Marine Corps in1956, serving honorably as a rifleman in Force Recon 2dMarDiv. Upon returning from the Marine Corps, Butch married Barbara in 1959, started their family and began working for The Boston Edison Company from which he retired after 35+ years as a Lead Lineman.
Butch enjoyed spending time with his family, archery, sport shooting and his Harley Davidson. He was atrue perfectionist and “jack of all trades”.He will be greatly missed.
In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place There are no funeral home visiting hours or funeral services. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to a veteran’s charity of your choice.