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Marie Bickford

January 1, 1926 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Marie Antoinette (Duplisey) Bickford, 95, passed away on the afternoon of February 22, 2021 at the LincolnHealth - Miles Campus in Damariscotta. Marie was the only child born to the late Fred and Mabel (McFarland) Duplisey, on January 1, 1926.

Marie was predeceased by her husband, Roy Bickford; and her daughter, Sharon (Bickford) Chickering. 

She is survived by her son-in-law, Wayne M. Chickering; her grandson, Troy W. Chickering and his wife Curran Murphy-Chickering of Framingham, Massachusetts; and her granddaughter, Stacey M. Chickering of Easthampton, Massachusetts. She also leaves behind three beloved great-grandchildren: Noah T. Galko, Caleb W. Galko and Grace H. Chickering.

The family would like to thank the Bristol First Responders, as well as the staff at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta for their hard work and dedication.

A walkthrough visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00pm, on Saturday, March 6th at the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home in Damariscotta.  Due to COVID restrictions, all guests are asked to wear a mask, and enter and exit the building after a brief visit, giving all in attendance the time and distance needed to greet the family.  Marie will be laid to rest in the New Harbor Cemetery at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marie’s name may be made to the Bristol First Responders, 104 South Side Road, New Harbor, ME 04554.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543.  Condolences, and messages for her family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.



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March 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Strong-Hancock Funeral Home
612 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543


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