Donald Keith Dickenson, 94, died June 27 at his residence in Pocasset.

He was the widower of Patricia Dickenson. They had been married for 55 years at the time of her death in 2003.

Mr. Dickenson, who was known as Keith, was born in Stow on the Wold, Gloucester, England. He was an officer in the British Royal Navy and served in World War II.

He lived in England and Norway with his family before immigrating to the United States in 1958. Once here he lived in Rye and Setauket, New York, until 1987, when he retired to Cape Cod.

He traveled the world extensively and enjoyed boating throughout his life. An avid gardener, he was a member of the American Rhododendron Society.

During the years of his retirement, Mr. Dickenson took up curling and traveled to many a bonspiel as a member of the Cape Cod Curling Club. After his wife died, he found solace in the church and became a Eucharist minister.

He leaves three children, a grandson, two great-grandsons and a nephew.

Mr. Dickenson will be buried beside his wife at the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Memorial Garden in Falmouth.

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