Reginald R. "Rick" Lizotte (1956 - 2012)

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Reginald R. "Rick" Lizotte

DELMAR — Reginald R. "Rick" Lizotte, 55, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. He was born May 20, 1956, in Houton, Maine, a son of the late Lawrence Long and Pauline Levesque Bealieau.

Rick proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was currently working as a maintenance supervisor at Harrison Hall Hotel in Ocean City. He loved working for the Harrison Group as a trusted and valuable employee for the past three years. Prior to working for the Harrison Group, Rick owned Lizotte Construction for more than 13 years, and for three years enjoyed his work for Dukes Lumber Co. Rick loved hard work and was a talented carpenter and woodworker. He loved to travel and spend fun times with his family. His children and grandchildren were a great source of pleasure for him. He was proud to live in Delmar, where he previously served on the Delmar, Del., Town Council and the Delmar Town Police Commission.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Linda (Williams) Lizotte; a daughter, Kim Henry and her husband, Bob, of Laurel; a son, B.J. Dryden of Laurel; and a daughter, Audrey Hammond and her husband, J.R., of Ohio; seven grandchildren, Lauren Smith and her husband, Billy, of Bridgeville, Kaitlyn Henry of Laurel, Trey Henry of Laurel, Drew Dryden, Brad Dryden and Olivia Dryden, all of Laurel, and Aubrey Hammond of Ohio; sisters and brothers, Karen Mriss and her husband, Joe, of Milford, Jeff Trombley and his wife, Cindy, Steve Trombley and David Bubar, all of Caribou, Maine, Douglas Bubar and his wife, Elaine, of Barron, Wis., Judy Theriault of Caribou and Brian Long of Birmingham, England. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held at Short Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. and also Wednesday from noon-1 p.m., followed by a funeral service that begins at 1 p.m. Pastor Tim Dukes will officiate. Interment with military honors will be held in St. Stephen's Cemetery in Delmar.

Arrangements are being handled by Short Funeral Home of Delmar. To send online condolences to the family, please visit

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Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 27, 2012
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