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DEXTER - Trueman L. Seamans, 69, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, August 17, 2009, surrounded by his family. He was born May 13, 1940, in Corinna, a son of Hollis and Margaret (Fogg) Seamans. He attended Corinna schools and graduated from Corinna Union Academy in 1958. Trueman married his high school sweetheart, Frances S. Martin, and had just celebrated 51 years together. He was an electrical contractor for more than 30 years, retiring in 2005. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed spending summers at Living Waters. He was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, where he served on the Board of Deacons. His first and greatest love was his children and grandchildren, who all affectionately referred to him as Papa.

In addition to his wife of Dexter, he is survived by his mother of Bangor; son, Peter and wife Debra Seamans of St. Albans; daughter, Melanie and husband Scott Young of Strafford, NH; 7 grandchildren, Scott, Richard, Jameson, MacKenzie and Noah Young, and Terri and Jaime Seamans; 4 great grandchildren, Alexia, Natalie and Sydney Young and Jadin Ireland; siblings, Faye Parker of Dexter, Alden and wife Joanne Seamans of Avon, CT, Richard and wife Morita Seamans of Dexter, David and wife Sue Seamans of Lee, MA, and Jean and husband Ted Mountain of Corinth; several well loved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Michael in 2005; brothers, Robert, Shirley, and Darrel Seamans; a sister, Phyllis Godreau; and a brother-in-law, Archie Parker.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, August 19th at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport. Funeral services will be held 1 P.M. Thursday, August 20th at the New Hope Baptist Church, Dexter, with the Rev. Will Walters officiating. Burial will be in the Higgins Cemetery, Corinna. Memorial donations may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund, 130 Spring Street, Dexter, ME 04930. Those who wish may leave written tributes at

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