Howard A. Sukeforth Jr.

Jan 28, 2013
Howard A. Sukeforth Jr.

Union — Howard A. Sukeforth Jr., 54, died Friday, Jan. 25 at his home in Union.

He was born Aug. 1, 1958 in Appleton to Howard A. Sukeforth Sr. and Stella Esancy Sukeforth. Howard grew up in Hope and graduated from Camden Rockport High School in the class of 1976.

He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force from 1977 to 1981. Howard was a sergeant in the Air Force and was a airframe repair specialist. He received the Air Force Good Conduct Medal. He moved to Union to be near his family. One of his fondest memories was taking a trip with his school buddy, Steve Bowman, from Tacoma, Wash. back to Maine. He was predeceased by his parents and by his sister, Loretta Stinson.

He is survived by his sisters, Cynthia Billings and her husband James of Liberty, Barbara Ludwig and her husband Burton ”Sonny” of Washington, Regina Kennard and her companion Arthur Silvia of Massachusetts, Rhoda Freeman and her husband Frank of Florida, Gwendolyn Braley and her husband Karl of Georgia, Ruth Bowman and her husband of Donald of Washington; brother-in-law, Walter Stinson, who was like a brother to Howard; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and one great-great nephew and close friend Steve Bowman.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. A service to celebrate Howard’s life will be held Wednesday Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro. Pastor Chad Colburn will officiate. Burial will be in the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta with military honors.

You can share your condolences with the family at Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.

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