BRUNSWICK — Frances L. Caddick, 90, of West Kingstown, R.I., died there Nov. 13 after a long illness.

She was born in Boothbay Harbor on Oct. 27, 1922, the daughter of William and Lulu Rapley Stewart. In her younger years she lived in Boothbay Harbor until moving to Rhode Island in 1962. For many years she worked as an assembler for the Bostitch Staple Gun Company in East Greenwich, R.I.

Caddick enjoyed many visits to her native Boothbay Harbor and spending quality time with her family in Maine. She enjoyed antiquing, flea markets and trips to Foxwoods Casino. She also enjoyed painting, sculpting and had a very large doll collection, about which she was extremely knowledgeable.

Surviving is a sister, Harriett Bouchard, of Millinocket; a son-in-law, David Traut, of Brunswick; a grandson, Richard Townsend and his wife, Jean, of Brunswick; a granddaughter, Michelle Freeman and her husband, Stuart, of Topsham; a grandson, David Townsend and his wife, Jessica, of Massachusetts; and two great-grandsons, Nicholas and Nathan Freeman, of Topsham. 

In addition to her husband, John Edward Caddick, who died June 7, 2007, she is also predeceased by her daughter, Carolyn V. Traut, who died July 3.

A funeral service was held Nov. 16 at Stetson’s Funeral Home in Brunswick. Interment was in Oaklawn Cemetery in Boothbay Harbor.

Memorial condolences may be made to a local hospice organization in her memory. Memorial condolences may be expressed at

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