Boston, MA., - Dale Charles Bessey, 72, a resident of Jay, Maine, passed away Friday, February 7th at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his loving family, following complications after heart surgery. He was born December 25, 1947 in Lewiston, the son of Charles Bessey and Mary (Culbert) Bessey. He was a 1966 graduate of Livermore Falls High School. Dale served in the Army Reserves for 6 years. He worked through the years as a computer programmer and then as a retail clerk and manager at Paris Farmer’s Union in Jay, retiring in 2018. On September 12, 2009 in Jay, he married Candy Nelson. He enjoyed gardening, camping, hunting, family, taking his grandson Derek fishing and his conversations with his granddaughter Meaghan. Dale and Candy enjoyed traveling together to the coast, Mount Blue State Park, Acadia and Myrtle Beach. He is survived by his wife Candy Bessey of Jay, his daughter, Jaime Morin and husband Shawn of Milford, NH., his son, Rowdy Bessey and wife Debora of Nashua, NH., grandchildren, Meaghan Morin, Derek and Luka Bessey; his mother-in-law, Mary Ann “MiMi” Nelson of Jay, sister-in-law, Judy Farrington and husband Robert of Jay, brother-in-law, Richard “Buddy” Nelson, Jr. and wife Cindy of Lewiston, sister-in-law, Diane Nelson of Manchester, brother-in-law, Thomas Donaghy of Carthage, NC., bestfriend, Waldo Souther of Livermore Falls, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, father-in-law, Richard H. “Dickie” Nelson and brother-in-law, Michael J. “Spike” Nelson. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
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Bessey – Dale Charles, 72, of Jay, Maine passed away, February 7, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. Funeral services will be held 11AM, Friday, February 14th at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Visiting hours will be held from 4-7 PM, Thursday, February 13th at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be to: Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine 04254 to help the family with funeral expenses.