Andrew (Ollie) Dickson

Born: Mon., Jun. 25, 1951
Died: Sun., Apr. 30, 2017


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Fri., May 05, 2017
Location: Adams Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., May 05, 2017
Location: Adams Funeral Home Chapel

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Andrew W. (Ollie) Dickson

     1951 – 2017

Miramichi – Andrew (Ollie) William Dickson of Richard Dr., Miramichi passed away at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst on Sunday morning, April 30, 2017 at the age of 65.

Born in Weston, ON, on June 25, 1951 he was the son of the late James and Evelyn (Hanley) Dickson.  He was a musician, and an adherent of St. Andrew’s United Church.

Ollie is survived by two sons Dwayne Dickson of Calgary, AB and Jason Dickson (Dawn) of St. Margarets, NB; five grandchildren Dylan, Haley, Noah, Rylee and Piper; one sister Janie Duncan (Leo) of Miramichi; one brother Carter Dickson (Bernadette) of Miramichi; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents and one infant sister Donna.

Visitation was held at Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St. Miramichi on Friday, May 5th, followed by a funeral service at 2 pm from Adams Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. Charlene Maguire MacKnight.  Music for the service was provided by Mr. Ken Simpson and the hymns were “Amazing Grace” and “The Old Rugged Cross”.  Words of remembrance were given by son Dwayne Dickson and a poem “Do Not Stand at my Grave and Cry” read by Kevin Brawn.

Pallbearers were Dwayne Dickson, Jason Dickson, James Dickson, Andrew Duncan, Kevin Brawn and Leo Duncan. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, later in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Kidney Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi telephone 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to  

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Frank & Ellen trevors
   Posted Sun April 30, 2017
So sorry to hear of Andy 's passing...our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time
God Bless

Nancy Gillis
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
You and your family are in my heart . My condolences on the passing of Ollie.

Colin Trevors
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Sincerest sympathy and our prayers to the whole family on Andy's passing.
Colin and Karen Trevors

Shelly Williams & Steve Brown
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Dear Dickson family: We did not know Andy but we are so sorry for your loss. God bless.

Bobby and Wendy Dickson
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
We wish to express our condolences to Carter, Janie and family and to all of Andy's family.
Andy will be sadly missed by all and may all your great memories of Andy bring peace to
your heart. God Bless you all, Bobby and Wendy Dickson.

Gary and Gail Hare Thunder Bay On
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Carter, Bernadette and family we were sorry to hear of Ollies passing. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
I luved you Andy in peace brother ...we will meet again.....ED your older brother

Kelly, Ronnie McInnis
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Janie and Carter

Very sad to hear about Andy's passing. Lots of funny stories to remember from MacIntosh street.Thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Deepest sympathies from Kelly, Eric , Ronnie and Sharon

Audrey Savoy
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Bernadette, Carter, Janie and family, It is with heavy heart that I offer my deepest sympathies during this difficult time in your lives..... RIP Ollie.

Kaye Guyader Easton
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Carter and Janie, I am so sorry to hear about Andy. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I had such a crush on Andy when we were in school together.I remember Carter and Andy playing music together. Please know I am so sorry to hear this. Kaye Guyader Easton.

Laura Mcwilliams
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
This is such a shock , to Janie and Carter, my thoughts are with you both, Carter you were very close with Ollie, I pray God gives both you and Janie the strength to get through this loss, I am so, so, sorry for both of you to have lost your brother, God Bless you all, and my condolence goes to Ollie's Son's and Grand Children, and all of the family. my prayers are with you all. GOD BLESS!!

Sandra McDermaid
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
RIP Ollie, condolences to the family

Dale Macdonald
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
very sorry for your loss god bless

Charles McDermaid
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
I am very sorry to hear about Andy or Olie as I use to live and work with Andy in Toronto when we were teenagers.I also hung out with Olie on the Miramachi when we were teenagers along with Ron McGinnis,David O'kane.When I came home I always looked up Andy.
and visited him.I lived on Lobban ave for about three years and Carter and him came and visited me one day.My wife and I use to go to the AirForce club and watch him play and sing.I live in Toronto for 25 years now but been back to the Miramachi many times over the years.
I hope you are in a better place and are happy so long good friend.

   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
Carter Bernadette Janie and Leo we were so shocked to hear of Ollie's passing. Our deepest sympathy is extended to all of you as well as Jason and Dwayne. We know how your family is so close and this will be so hard for you to face the days ahead. May God's love and your faith sustain all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

Aubrey and Helen Stewart
   Posted Sun May 07, 2017
Just arrived in town last night and found out of Ollies' passing . Such a shock ! He'll never be forgotten .So sorry for you're loss . Aubrey and Helen Stewart .

Don Poitras
   Posted Thu March 15, 2018
Carter,just read about very sorry for your great loss.ollie was a great friend and a great bass player.we all had some fun times and I will never forget him. Amen

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