AUGUSTA – Richard “Dick” E. Gerry passed away in the early morning hours of Feb. 11, 2021 after battling cancer for several years.Born Feb. 14, 1931 in Shawmut, he was just shy of 90 years old. Dick graduated from Lawrence High School in Fairfield and then served in the United States Air Force. He was a proud veteran who was stationed in Okinawa during the Korean War and enjoyed sharing stories of his time in Japan. After graduating from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, he went to work for Central Maine Power Company, where he remained his entire career. Dick worked his way up to a substation supervisor, the position he held the last several years of his employment. He retired in 1994 to enjoy a long and happy retirement doing the things he loved: camping, wintering in Florida, and spending time with family. Dick was also a proud Shriner and member of the Kora Temple in Lewiston.Dick is predeceased by his wife, Barbara King Gerry; and his daughter, Terrie Gerry.Dick shared the last several years of his life with his partner, Joyce Rowe, in their home in Clinton. He is survived by Joyce; and his daughter, Kathy Moores and husband Scott, daughter, Vickie Jacques and husband Ray, daughter, Shawn Brooks and husband Brent, stepson, Ron Farris and his partner Alan Cloutier, stepson, Tim Farris and wife Bopha, and stepdaughter, Roxann Lizzotte. He is also survived by several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.No public funeral services for Dick will be held, and he will be buried in the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery when weather permits. The family would like to thank the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care for the excellent care it provided to Dick in his fight against cancer. Condolences may be expressed at http://www.funeralalternatives.net Contributions in memory of Dick may be made to MaineGeneral Health to benefit the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care; please send your gift toMaineGeneral Health, Office of PhilanthropyP.O. Box 828Waterville, ME 04903-0828

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