Frederic C. (Bucky) Dumaine III(1927 - 2014)

NEW IPSWICH - Frederic (Bucky) C. Dumaine III, 86, formerly of New Ipswich, left this world for Heaven peaceably at his son's home, in Auburn, N.H. on July 6, 2014, with his family by his side. Frederic was born in Boston, Mass., on Sep. 3, 1927. He was the son of Frederic C. Dumaine Jr. and Margret K. (Williams) Dumaine. Bucky joined the US Coast Guard and honorably served as a Gunner 1st Mate aboard the USS Camp escort ship during WWII.

Bucky lived a full life. He was a police officer for the towns of Milford, New Ipswich and Rindge. He also worked at the WMUR TV Station as a cameraman and was a Federal Gun Dealer as well as a truck driver for Dumaine Enterprises. He also was a photographer for the Monadnock Ledger. He was a member of the Peterborough American Legion and a life time member of the NRA. Bucky was a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol in Jaffrey, and was a scuba diver. Bucky always had a great sense of humor and enjoyed time with his family and friends.

Bucky was predeceased by his first wife, the mother of his three children, Millicent Livingston Dumaine in 1992, and by his second wife Polly in Aug. of 2007.

Bucky had a great love for his family which includes two sons, Dudley Dumaine and his wife, Kathleen of Auburn, N.H. and Thomas L. Dumaine and his wife, Joyce of Greenfield; one daughter, Deborah Dumaine Goldberg and her husband, Tovio, of Merrimack; one brother, Dudley B. Dumaine, of Ky.; one sister, Ruth Brooking, of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are warmly invited to calling hours at the Michaud Funeral Home, 32 Maple Street, Wilton, on Saturday July 12, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a celebration of Bucky's life.

Burial will be in the Greenvale Cemetery, Route 31, Greenfield, with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 E. 92nd St, New York, N.Y. 10128-6804, or through their website at

The arrangements are in the care of the Michaud Funeral Home, 32 Maple Street, Wilton. To view an online obituary or leave a condolence, please visit our website at

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Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on July 15, 2014