Wayne Lee Blodgett

SKOWHEGAN – Wayne Lee Blodgett, 65, died unexpectedly on July 7, 2022 at his home in Skowhegan. Wayne was born in Skowhegan on Dec. 1, 1956, the son of Earlon and Shirley (Gibbs) Blodgett.

Wayne spent his childhood growing up in Skowhegan and attended Skowhegan schools graduating in 1975. After high school he went to work for Cianbro Corporation as a carpenter, eventually becoming a general foreman for 30 plus years.

Nothing was more important to Wayne than family and friends. He was especially proud of the home he, and his best friend Kevin Foster built together, for Wayne, and Alicia to raise their family. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed time hunting, fishing, and camping with his wife at their favorite fishing hole in The Forks.

Wayne is survived by his three children John Blodgett and his wife Amy, Ben Blodgett and his wife Amy, and Heidi Lindsey and her husband Derek; his grandchildren Johnny Blodgett, Ethan Blodgett, Kaylee Blodgett, Kiana French, and Cierrah French; his great-grandson Elliott Colson; his brothers David Blodgett and his wife Deanna of Skowhegan, Gene Blodgett of Skowhegan, his sister Kathy Austin of Madison; his beloved dog Marley; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife Alicia, a sister Naomi, a brother Blaine, and a dog Maggie.

Visiting hours celebrating Wayne’s life will be held on Friday July 15, 2022, from 4 – 6 p.m. at Smarts and Edwards Funeral Home 183 Madison Ave Skowhegan. A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 16, 2022, at East Mercer Cemetery at 11 a.m. Directly following there will be a gathering at Ben and Amy Blodgett’s house 440 Notch Rd Skowhegan.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smart and Edwards Funeral Home 183 MAdison Ave, Skowhegan.

Those wishing to make donations in Wayne’s memory are encouraged to consider the Animal Shelter in Skowhegan

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