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Frank E. Dumais

July 2, 1966 - March 16, 2018
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Amesbury, Mass.  -  Frank Dumais, age 51, passed away at his home on March 16th after a long illness.  He was born July 2, 1966 in Brunswick, Maine where he graduated with honors from Brunswick High School in 1984.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree with honors at Boston University in 1988.  He had been employed for 24 years as a quality assurance engineer at American Student Assistance.    

Frank was predeceased by his father, Robert Leon Dumais, and by his mother, Louise Boucher Dumais.  Frank is survived by and will be sadly missed by his seven older siblings.  These include two brothers, Robert L. Dumais Jr. and his partner Frank Amagliani of Memphis, Tenn.; Michael E. Dumais and wife Maggie Franco Dumais of Topsham; and five sisters, Dorothy Stackpole and husband Keith of No. Yarmouth; Susan Jones and husband Tom of Lusby, Md.; Margaret [Peggy] Rice and husband David of Gray; Denise DeGruchy and husband David of Gray; and Mary Dumais of Lisbon Falls.     

Frank leaves behind several nephews and nieces including Leanne Hansen and husband Craig of Pepperell, Mass.; Erin Duford and husband James of No. Yarmouth; Nathan Jones and wife Jamie of Atlanta, Georgia; Amanda Zimmermann and husband Chris of Lusby, Md.; Bronwen Rice and partner Alias Tagami of Washington D.C.; Emily DeGruchy and husband Pete D’Angelo of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Matthew DeGruchy and partner Karen Kao of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Jacob Minardi and partner Amanda Reed of Lisbon Falls.   Frank also leaves several grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins.    

Frank was an avid reader who owned an impressive book collection.  He was also incredibly knowledgeable about music, enjoyed going to concerts, and had an extensive and unusual collection of vinyl, other music mediums, and movies.  He had friends all over who described him as a "really considerate, good, and decent guy”.  Frank loved the Brunswick area, especially Mere Point and Popham Beach.  Frank’s family and friends enjoyed his wonderful sense of humor and his good nature.   

Frank will be interred with his parents at St. John’s cemetery in Brunswick on July 27th at 11 AM and a celebration of his life will be held at his family’s annual gathering on July 28th in North Yarmouth.   

Frank loved to read, therefore in lieu of flowers please consider a memorial gift to the Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011. 

Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, where condolences may be expressed at