True, William

October 18th, 2008

William A. True, age 89, of Sanford, Maine, formerly of Wilmington, MA, died Friday, October 17, 2008.

Born on October 19, 1918, in Waltham, MA, he was the son of the late Charles & Grace (Hopkins) True. He grew up in Waltham and was educated there. Prior to retiring, William was an Electrical Engineer for the Raytheon Company in Waltham for 43 years. In his spare time, William was an avid Ham Radio Operator since 1938. He was an original member of the Waltham Ham Radio Club. William owned his own photography business specializing in photographing weddings. William was a resident of Wilmington, MA, for 22 years and moved to Holton, Maine in 1988 where he lived to 8 years prior to retiring in Sanford, Maine in 1996.

William was the beloved husband of Eldora A. (Hovey) True, devoted father of William A. True II of Townsend, Theodore True of Chelmsford, Lyndon True of Sharon, Faye (True) Stacey of Kingston, RI, and Thomas Grant of Orlando, FL, loving Grandpa of 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, dear brother of James True of Waltham, Dorothy Patrick of Medfield, and the late Charles True, William is also survived by many nieces and nephews.Visiting hours will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, October 23rd from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Memorial donations in William’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.


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  1. Nancy Mcnamara says:

    so sorry to hear the news of My Dear Father inlaw passing. Fond memories of him and Eldora will always be with me. They were two loving, caring people and will always remember our get togethers with Grandchildren and Family.
    All my sympathy goes to Eldora(Ra) and the Family, Love Nancy True Mcnamara

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