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Richard ‘Dick’ Elmer Dore

Feb. 11, 1931-Feb. 9, 2018

Richard “Dick” Elmer Dore, 86, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at his home in Fairlawn, Va., with his wife by his side.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Blacksburg, Va., and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was retired from Gardiner Hospital in Gardiner, Maine, and was also the owner of Dore Way Enterprise. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Mary Dore; and his daughter, Barbara Rowe.

Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Elizabeth “Betty” D. Dore of Fairlawn, Va.; daughters, Catherine Ridlen of Colorado, and Angela Atkins of Radford, Va.; son, Robert Masciadri of Maine; 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, and his canine companions, Joey and Frankie.

Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Blacksburg, Va., with Father John Asare officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Dick’s name be made to Radford University Foundation, c/o Radford Athletics. Please note in memo line: “Highlander Club.” Checks may be sent to: Radford University Athletics, Attn: Highlander Club, P.O. Box 6913, Radford, VA 24142.

The Dore family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Va.




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