Richard L. Ashcroft
Richmond-Richard “Dick” L. Ashcroft, 78, passed away peacefully October 9, 2016 with his family by his side.
He was born in Boothbay Harbor August 16, 1938. Dick moved to Readfield when he was two and
graduated from Winthrop High School in 1956. After high school he got his FCC radio telephone license.
Dick worked in Winthrop for Inmont Corporation and in 1977 he went to work for Kinney Office System
in Augusta and Bangor where he retired in 2005.
Dick liked working with wood, he built three houses, love to take pictures, camping and did a lot of
traveling after retiring with his wife Janice. They went to several states and Canada. He especially
He is predeceased by his mother Bessy Dolan Callahan Ashcroft and father Winford Ashcroft, Grandson
Rod Carmichael, brother Clarence Callahan of Augusta, Irving Callahan, Sister Phyllis Sagar of Landaff
N. H., Louise Lauion of Florida.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Janice Guiou Ashcroft of Richmond, Sister Jean Callahan
of Lordstown Ohio, sons: Michael and wife Melanie of Somersworth N. H. Stephen and wife Beth of
Litchfield Me. Robert and wife Diana of Poland Me. Daughters: Suzanne Ashcroft of Sidney. Jeanne
Beliveau and husband Leo of Auburn Me. Step son Scott Pickett of Litchfield and seven grandchildren.
Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, November 5th from 10 to 11 am with a funeral service to follow. Burial will take place in Dresden.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hospice House 236 Stetson Rd. Auburn Maine 04210
Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home
130 Pleasant St.