Donald E. Stitham, 84, of Chelmsford, formerly of Littleton, ME

5765 StithamDonald E. Stitham, 84, of Chelmsford, MA formerly of Littleton, Maine died Sunday April 10, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of Jeanette (Drew) Stitham with whom he would have celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.

Born in Houlton, ME on April 28, 1931, he was a son of the late Ralph and Laura Stitham. He grew up in Littleton, Maine

As a young man he designed a modern dairy facility in Littleton, Maine.

Donald owned and operated Modern Builders in Chelmsford. He previously owned Don Stitham Construction Co. in Winchester, MA.

He was an active outdoors man who was an avid Red Sox fan.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Anne McCallum of Sarasota, FL; two sons, Frank L. Stitham and his wife Margot of Wayland, MA, and Ronald E. Stitham of Chelmsford, MA; a sister, Vera Hutchinson of Monticello, ME; two grandchildren, Olivia and Luke Stitham; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son in-law, Dale McCallum and his siblings, Malcolm Stitham (infant), Vance Stitham and Marcella Goode.

Predeceased by his father and mother, Ralph and Laura Stitham of Littleton, Maine.

There are no visiting hours. Graveside services will be announced at a later date. Burial in Littleton Cemetery, Littleton, ME. For those that wish contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assn. 330 Congress St. Boston, MA 02210. Arrangements by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA 978-251-4041. Guestbook at and

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