Jeffery P. Hodgdon, 63, of Barter’s Island, Maine, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Jeff grew up on Hodgdon Island, graduated with the Class of ‘73 from Boothbay Region High School, and went on to attend Lincoln Electric School in Ohio. After graduation he joined pipefitting/welding union (US Local 716) working there for twenty plus years. While working with the union he also pursued his true passion of being on the Sheepscot River, with his family lobstering, snailing, urchining, worming and spending time on the islands. Jeff also enjoyed family get- togethers, the annul trips to camp, dancing, singing and sitting at home with a good read. Some of his fondest memories were lobstering with his sister “Steph” and many laughs with his great friends “Beaver”, and Gale. Jeff’s greatest joy was spending as much time with his grandchildren. He was loving, caring, witty, and always looking at the brighter side of things.
Jeff is proceeded by this parents "Red" Philip H Hodgdon and T. Kathleen (McInnis) Hodgdon, brother Eric Hodgdon, and brother in law; Frank Wiley.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rose (Lewis) Hodgdon of Boothbay, Daughter; Angelica Murray and her husband David. Son; Christopher Hodgdon and his wife Krystle of Edgecomb. Grandchildren; Keegan Murray, Miles Murray, Arabella Hodgdon, and Benjamin Angus Hodgdon. Sister; Stephanie Wiley of Boothbay, Brother; Jon Hodgdon and his wife Deborah of Boothbay, Sister in law; Libby Hodgdon of Round Pond, Patricia A. McGlauflin and husband Jon of Edgecomb: Brother in laws; Mark Lewis and wife Cindy of Boothbay, Glenn Lewis and wife Catherine of Readfield, ME, along with several nieces and nephews and cousins.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Laprad and his staff for the continued support, and to Val Artzer for making Jeff ready for the next chapter.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Lung Association, 122 State Street, Augusta, ME. 04339
There will be a celebration of life, at a date to be announced.
Hall’s of Boothbay has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit hallfuneralhomes.com