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Margaret L. (Leeman) Hodgdon

1932 ~ 2021 (age 89)


Wiscasset- Margaret L. Hodgdon, 89, of Birch Point Road passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

     She was born in Woolwich on November 15, 1932, a daughter of Hollis L. and Ruth H. (Hayward) Leeman Sr. She was one of 11 children.

  She attended Woolwich schools and Morse High School.  On August 27, 1950, she married Ronald S. Hodgdon.  She trained racehorses for harness racing.  In 1970 she was employed at the Wiscasset High School as a cook retiring in 1990.

     Margaret was an active 4-H Leader and a Girl Scout Leader for many years, she taught many people to cook and sew and supported her husband’s Boy Scout Troops.  

     She enjoyed knitting, and sewing, and loved her little dog Jordan and grand dogs, Piper and Griffie, she especially enjoyed spending time with family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

     She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald S. Hodgdon on December 12, 2011, her son, Kenneth B. Hodgdon on June 30, 1978, her son in law, Merrill C. Minzy Jr. on December 14, 1997, five brothers, Hollis Jr., William, Roland, Joseph, and Edward and three sisters, Arlene, Evelyn, and Marilyn.

     She is survived by one daughter, Ruth A. Minzy of Wiscasset, two sisters, Esther Hauck and her husband, John of Woolwich, and Mary King and her husband, Bob of Woolwich, her granddaughter, Katie Higgins, and her husband Steve, two great-grandchildren, MacKenzie and Mason, her sister-in-law, Diantha Hodgdon, and many nieces and nephews. 

     A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Riverside Cemetery in Woolwich.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or  Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath.  Condolences may be made online at 

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Graveside Service
May 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Riverside Cemetery
River Road
Woolwich, ME 04579


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/ Memorial Giving
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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