GORHAM — Kenneth Lewis Hodgdon Jr., 84, passed away in Gorham on Tuesday, March 20. The son of Kenneth and Mary (Monroe) Hodgdon, he was born in Edmunds Township on Jan. 14, 1934. He graduated from Dennysville High School and went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Orono.

He served his country in the United States Army and distinguished himself as a marksman. He worked at Eastern Marine Products, Mecaw Industries and Independent Cement as plant manager.

He was an avid fly-fisherman, always looking for a good fishing spot while carrying his rod in his car. He enjoyed hunting and all things outdoors. Kenneth was active in the Free Masons and served as the master of the Pembroke Lodge. He was a member of the Kora Shrine in Lewiston, participating in the mini-racers. He played an integral part in organizing bus transportation to the Shrine Circus in Portland.

He was predeceased by his wife, Bessie (Wallace) Hodgdon; and his son, Jeffrey Hodgdon.

He is survived by his sons, David Hodgdon and his wife, Simone Lobacz, Wayne Hodgdon and his wife, Ellen, and Kenneth Hodgdon III and his wife, Terry; his daughter-in-law, Joan Hodgdon; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Kenneth’s family wishes to thank the Gorham House for the compassionate care they gave to Kenneth during his time there; also a special thanks to the Legions of Honor, Kora Shrine Temple in Lewiston, for their friendship, companionship, honor and camaraderie.

Please visit www.dolbyblaissegee.com to view Kenneth’s tribute page and to sign his online guest book.

Kenneth L. Hodgdon Jr.

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