Dykeman, Richard (Dick) of Jemseg, beloved husband of Jean (Mitchell) Dykeman passed away on October 12th, 2011 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. Born at Alert Bay, B.C in 1930 to parents Gladys (Wilson) and J. Gordon Dykeman who predeceased him. The family returned to Fredericton in 1938 where he received his early schooling. He also attended Rothesay Collegiate School and U.N.B. For many years he worked in sales in New Brunswick, Maine, Massachusetts, and Quebec, returning to Jemseg at the time of his Mother’s death. He retired from the N.B. Department of Transportation in 2000.
Survived by his wife Jean of 57 years, brother-in-law, Allen (Marion) Mitchell, nephew Duff (Heather) Mitchell, Nieces Barbara (Graham) Glenn, Margaret Mitchell and their families of Ottawa, Nephew Tony (Rachel) Mitchell and family of Montreal, foster sisters, Wonita (Richard) McPhee of Quispamsis, June (Craig) Burrows of Brantford, On and their families and Evelyn Smith of Fredericton. Also survived by his first cousins in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Washington state and Pennsylvania U.S.A.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Saint James Anglican Church in Jemseg, NB. Rev. Lisa Pacarynuk officiating. Cremation Services of New Brunswick in care of arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.