Norman Bradford Dodge

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WINDHAM – Norman Bradford Dodge, of Tandberg Trail, Windham, passed away on Nov. 21, 2018, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Portland on August 4, 1933, the youngest of eight children. He was married to Mary E (Cote) from 1954 until 1979. Together they raised their five children in the same Windham house, enlarging it as the family grew. Norman married Mary M (Boyle) on July 5, 1980.

Norman began working at Maine Central Railroad Rigby yard as a young adult, working his way up to Engineer. During his almost 40 years with the railroad, many were spent working alongside his father and three brothers. The Dodge family was the largest railroad employee family in Maine. He enjoyed making furniture in his woodworking shop, as well as boating on Panther Pond in Raymond.

He was predeceased by his infant son, David Dodge; his parents; and six siblings. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Mary; his children, Ronald Dodge of Raymond, Bonnie Searles and husband Mark of Poland, Kenneth Dodge and wife Sally of Raymond, Sandra Mears and husband Beau of Westbrook, Bradford Dodge of Brooksville, Fla.; his stepchildren, Deborah Shugars and husband Charles of Casco, Robert Boyle and fiancé Marcia of Casco, Judith Street and husband Erik of Gray; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

An informal memorial visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Rd., Gray, from 4-7 p.m.Private burial will be in the Spring.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the:

Parkinson Foundation or to your local animal shelter

Funeral Home
Wilson Funeral Home, LLC
24 Shaker Road
Gray, ME 04039
207-657-3204
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 2, 2018
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