Gerald E. Dyer

April 20, 1939
- June 10, 2011

DOVER-FOXCROFT - Gerald E. Dyer, 72, died June 10, 2011, at his home, after a long battle with cancer. He was born April 20, 1939, in Atkinson, the son of George and Maryann (Cowette) Dyer. He worked at Hathaway Shirt Co., Dover-Foxcroft, for many years and later for Moosehead Manufacturing, Dover-Foxcroft. He was a member of the Horseman's Association, and enjoyed training and riding horses. Gerald was also a member of Piscataquis Fair Association. He loved hunting and fishing, and spending time at his camp at Alder Stream. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sara (Bouley) Dyer of Dover-Foxcroft; two children, Cara Connors and her husband, Dan, of Sebec and Bonnie Church and her husband, Rusty, of Guilford; two grandchildren, Amber Connors of Dover-Foxcroft and Justin Connors of Sebec; a great-grandson, Cody Chambers of Dover-Foxcroft; 17 brothers and sisters, Shirley Clark of Florida, Lula Pratt, Louise Aspinwall, Christine Burgess, Lorraine Cotta, Elaine Dyer, Thomas Dyer and Kathy Pelky, all of Guilford, George Dyer Jr. of New Hampshire, Muriel Henderson, Deborah Hanson and Paul Dyer, all of Massachusetts, Michael Dyer, Loretta Clukey and Alan Dyer, all of Dover-Foxcroft, Dwight Edgerly of Pownal and Lawrence Dyer of Atkinson; many nieces and nephews. At his request, no public services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to Hoofs-n-Hearts, P.O. Box 174, Sangerville, ME 04479 or Pine Tree Hospice, 883 West Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to

Published in Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2011

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