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Alexander Robertson
July 11, 1933 - May 5, 2014

Alexander Robertson, 80, of Wiscasset, passed away May 5 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick with his family by his side.

He was born in Waterville on July 11, 1933, a son of Raymond Scott and Sadie Ardalice (Barkhouse) Robertson.

He attended Fairfield Schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1950, serving on the USS Irex, USS Sea Robin, USS Thomas Edison and the USS Pogy, retiring in 1969.

On May 16, 1959 he married Audrey Ames who he met through her brother Charlie while serving on the USS Irex together. Following retirement from the Navy in 1969 they moved back to Maine and he owned and operated Dairy Queen in Woolwich from 1972 to 1979. He opened the Montsweag Outlet in 1980 and was employed by the Town of Wiscasset, retiring in 1992.

He was active in the Lincoln Lodge.

He enjoyed camping taking two trips cross-country to Alaska. He was an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing, especially trips to Lake Erie fishing. He enjoyed racing and drove stock cars in Connecticut and Maine. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren Taylor and Connor. In recent years, he especially enjoyed reading Taylor's poetry and watching Connor race his go cart.

He was predeceased by his sister, Elizabeth Nadeau.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Audrey Robertson of Wiscasset; son, Jeffrey Robertson and wife Tracy of Wiscasset; sisters, Barbara Sevey and husband Richard, Charlene Bridge and husband John, Virginia Michaud and husband Lee, Rosemary Covey and husband Snoopy, and Kathleen Perelka and husband Bob; brother-in-law, Len Nadeau; grandchildren, Taylor and Connor Robertson; and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m., Sat., May 10 at the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset with Rev. John Potter officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery with full military honors. A gathering of family and friends will follow at the Church Fellowship Hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset, P.O. Box 350, Wiscasset, ME 04578.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.

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