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Methyl Louise Hodgkins

Methyl Louise Hodgkins

Female 1930 - 2009  (78 years)

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  • Name Methyl Louise Hodgkins 
    Born 20 Oct 1930  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Education 1949, Edward Little High School, Auburn, Maine graduate. 
    Education 1953 Farmington State Teachers College graduate. 
    Occupation Kindergarten School Teacher, City of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine 
    Religion Congregational 
    Residence South Portland, Cumberland County and Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery notes Plot C61 
    Died 7 Apr 2009  Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • N 44° 7.343? W 70° 14.839?
    Notes 
    • Methyl H. Sturtevant, 78 WINTHROP -- Methyl H. Sturtevant, 78, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. She was born in Lewiston on Oct. 20, 1930, the daughter of Merle and Verna (Akerley) Hodgkins. Methyl graduated from Edward Little High School in 1949, Farmington Teachers College in 1953, and continued her education towards a master's degree in Elementary Education. She taught Home Economics in Wiscassett for two and a half years before marrying Roger Sturtevant. After their marriage in Auburn on July 2, 1955, Methyl began her 22-year career as a kindergarten teacher in South Portland, where she was also a long-time resident. She was a member of the Western Maine Farmington Alumni Assoc. and the Winthrop Congregational Church, where she served as Deacon and on several boards and committees. She enjoyed being with family and friends and liked to travel, enjoying trips to Florida, Europe, Hawaii and Alaska. Methyl was predeceased by her parents; a brother and sister, Duane Hodgkins and Marian Reed. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roger Sturtevant of Winthrop; her son, Stephen Sturtevant and his wife Lisa, and their daughter Chelsea, of Mason, Ohio; her daughter, Mary Sturtevant and her son and daughter Peter and Courtney Williamson, of Gardiner; and Peter and Courtney's father, Mark Williamson; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. A celebration of Methyl's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at the Winthrop Congregational Church UCC, with the Rev. Karen Janus officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow in the church vestry. Burial will be later in the spring at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Auburn. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.khrfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Women's Guild Care of Winthrop Congregational Church UCC 10 Bowdoin St. Winthrop, Maine 04364 Methyl H. Sturtevant

      Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Apr. 10, 2009
    Person ID I3  Reed
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2019 

    Father Merle Atwood Hodgkins,   b. 6 Nov 1905, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1965, Central Maine General Hospital, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Ida Verna Akerley,   b. 3 Jun 1904, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1992, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1929  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Married by Percy L. Vernon, pastor United Baptist Church, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Photos
    240 Lake Street, Auburn, Maine
    240 Lake Street, Auburn, Maine
    Family ID F1502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roger Carl Sturtevant,   b. 1 Sep 1929, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 2013  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1955  Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Married by Rev. Ellis J. Holt
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Photos
    Roger Sturtevant and Methyl Hodgkins
    Roger Sturtevant and Methyl Hodgkins
    wedding photo
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1930 - Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - South Portland, Cumberland County and Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1955 - Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 2009 - Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Methyl Louise Hodgkins
    Methyl Louise Hodgkins

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Social Security Death Index, U.S. Social Security Administration.

    2. [S769] Descendants of Bejamin C. Durgin, 1775-1954, Bernice E. Durgin, (Brunswick, Maine, Russell A. French), p. 33.

    3. [S6] Portland Press Herald obituary.

    4. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).