1934 – 2013

RUMFORD — Warren A. Robertson, 79, of Blayne Street in Dixfield, passed away on Monday, Nov. 18, at Rumford Hospital, with loving family at his side.

He was born in Portland on Sept. 9, 1934, the son of Harold A. and Helen R. (Noyes) Robertson. Warren was educated in Westbrook schools and was a graduate of Westbrook High School, Class of 1952. He was also a graduate of Gorham State Teachers College, Class of 1956. On his wedding day, he received his draft notice from the U.S. Army and served from 1958-60. Warren married Patricia Jean Miller on Aug. 23, 1958, and together they celebrated 55 years of marriage.

He was employed as an industrial arts teacher at Dirigo High School for more than 39 years, and also served as assistant principal and athletic director for 25 years. Following his retirement from teaching, Warren was a custodian at Canton Elementary School for 10 years. Warren was a former member of the Dixfield Lions Club and the Dixfield Planning Board.

Warren’s friends and neighbors truly appreciated his gardening ability and his meticulous grounds-keeping. Warren especially enjoyed his many outdoor chats with his neighbor, Joe. He also loved spending time with his granddaughter, Jaleigh, and his many friends at McDonald’s.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia Jean Robertson, of Dixfield; children, Stephen P. Robertson and wife, Sharon, of Syracuse, N.Y., Mark W. Robertson of Dixfield, Karen J. Clark and husband, Douglas, of Turner and John A. Robertson and fiancée, Andrea Fitzpatrick, of South Portland; two sisters, Thelma Juniewicz and husband, Alexander, of Westbrook and Faye Rekosik of Montvale, N.J.; grandchildren, Michael and wife, Casey, Kim, Cole, Hannah and Jaleigh; and a great-grandson, Max.

He was predeceased by his parents and a daughter, Susan Ann.

The family would like to thank Dr. Stephanie Youd and the staff at Rumford Hospital for the wonderful care given to Warren.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Robertson family by visiting their guest book at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com.

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