Roger A. Dunn, 82

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YARMOUTH — Roger Arthur Dunn, a fourth-generation Yarmouth resident, died Jan. 4.

The son of Arthur and Margaret Dunn of West Elm Street in Yarmouth, he was born Sept. 20, 1933. Dunn was a graduate of North Yarmouth Academy and, for many years, he owned Dunn Fuel Oil Company.

He was a charter member of the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce and deputy chief of the Yarmouth Fire Department, where he volunteered for 25 years. He was also a member of the Yarmouth School Board. After retiring from the fuel oil business Dunn’s love of the sea inspired him to purchase a lobster boat, and he and The Highliner went into the commercial lobstering business.

Dunn enjoyed spending time at the family camp on Little Sebago Lake and hosting lobster bakes at Princess Point. He was an avid sailor, skier, golfer, hunter and bowler. He was also a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland.

Dunn was predeceased by his first wife, June Elizabeth Young of Falmouth.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Farley Pearson Dunn; two sons, Brad and Stephen; a daughter, Karen; a sister, Marjorie Dunn Chamberlain; seven grandchildren; and several other close relatives.

A time of visitation was held Jan. 8, at Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth. A memorial service was held Jan. 9, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Yarmouth Community Center, 200 Main St., Yarmouth ME 04096 or the Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04101.

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