Virginia (GeeGee) Dyer

Virginia (GeeGee) Dyer was born October 17, 1925, the daughter of George Bickford and Mary Davis in Pittsfield and later moving to Lisbon, she was a welder at BIW during WWII. She made Chebeague Island her home from 1975 until her death. She loved music, singing, and kitchen dancing.

She is survived by her nine children: George King, Maurice Fred King, W. Scott King, Gary King, Laura Yenco, Margaret (Peggy) O’Leary, Sandra Dyer, Pamela Pulsifer, and Karen Ullom and their spouses. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her sister Shirley King and survived by her siblings, Geraldine LaChance, Donald Bickford, and Byron Bickford

A private celebration of life for family will be held this summer

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Chebeague Island Historical Society.

“At the birth of the sun and his brother the moon, their mother died. So, they gave to the earth the stars to remind them of her body and soul and the many children that she gave to us all.”