Theodore F. Delano


RUMFORD — Theodore F. Delano, 87, died Monday April 12, at the Augusta Rehabilitation Center. He was a resident of Route 108 in Rumford.

He was born in Rumford, Feb. 20, 1923, a son of Julian and Priscilla (Atwater) Delano. He was a graduate of Mexico High School. He worked for Oxford Paper Co. and Boise Cascade in the meter and instrument department until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of the Rumford First Baptist Church, Napoleon Ouellette Post 24, American Legion and Robert Shand Post 1641, VFW. He was married in Mexico, Aug. 7, 1949, to the late Wilma Ramey, who died in Rumford on July 12, 2007.

Survivors include three sisters, Pearl Powell of N.C., Natalie Whitney of Silver Springs, Md., and Marjorie Shaw of Dixfield; and many nieces and nephews.