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F. Del Flood Plymouth: F. Del Flood 91 died March 22, 2007 at his Plymouth home following a long illness. He was born in Forest Hills Mass. Oct. 10, 1915 the son of Frank D. and Miriam (Lozier) Flood. He was a graduate of Richman Maine High School. As a young man Del supported the war effort during WW II as an overseer at a shipyard in Portland and working his way up to supervisor of the yard. Following the war Del moved to Plymouth and started a dairy farm becoming very successful. He also started a refrigeration business and with this he became very successful. Del married Joan Lewis in Plymouth on Oct 1, 1955. Losing his dairy barn to fire in 1968 Del “semi-retired” but continued with his refrigeration business. In 1977 Del, his wife Joan, and Son Alan built, owned, and operated Floods General Store in Newport. In 1990 Del and his wife truly retired. They enjoyed traveling and they did, they visited all fifty states, the providences of Canada, Mexico to Guatemala to the Texas line. He was a member of Meridian Splendor Masonic Lodge in Newport for over 50 years. Active in Town of Plymouth affairs he had served as first selectman, as the first director from Plymouth on the Nokomis School Board, He was a former member of the Plymouth Grange and was active in the National Farmers Organization.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Joan Flood of Plymouth, his son Alan Flood of Plymouth on grandson and his wife Stacy and Tamara Flood of Hudson Mass., 4 great granddaughters, Regina, Natasha, Gabrella, and Carra.

Friend may call from 6 to 8 PM Sunday March 25, 2007 at the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service Center 34 High Street Newport. Public Masonic services will be conducted at 7PM Sunday evening at the funeral home by the Officers and Members of Meridian Splendor Masonic Lodge officiating. Funeral services will be conducted 1 PM Monday March 26, 2007 at the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service Center Newport with Pastor Brian Woodbury officiating. Spring burial will be in the Sawyer Cemetery Plymouth. To sign an online guest book and leave written tributes please visit:

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