Danny P. Dion

Danny P. Dion

SANFORD - Danny P. Dion, 65, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of North Berwick, died at the Palm Bay Hospital in Palm Bay on Feb. 9, 2013.

Danny was born in Sanford on Feb. 18, 1947, to Lionel and Laurette (L'Abbe) Dion.

He grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Stoughton High School. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served during the Vietnam era.

Danny was employed as a nuclear pipe fitter at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 35 years before retiring in 2011. After his retirement, he relocated to Florida.

Danny enjoyed fishing, going to the beach and spending time outdoors.

He was a Mason and a member of the American Legion, and had also served as the volunteer coordinator for the City of Palm Bay, Florida.

Danny will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Dion, of Palm Bay, Fla.; two daughters, Lisa Plourde, and her husband, John, of Wells, and Danielle Healey, and her husband, Derek, of Berwick; four grandchildren, Katie, Lindsay, Autumn and Carter; four siblings, Sharon Safferstone, Melody Hagg, Patricia Morse and Thomas B. Fahey, III; and three stepchildren, Sabrina, Brandi and Nicole.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home at 580 Main Street in Springvale. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Curtis Lake Christian Church on Westview Drive in Sanford.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the , New England Division, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, Maine 04086.

To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Fosters from Feb. 16 to Feb. 24, 2013