Leona A. Hodgdon HYDE PARK — Leona Adeline Hodgdon, 82, of Hyde Park, formerly of Hardwick, died peacefully on June 6, 2019 at the St. Albans Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 18, 1936 in Irasburg, the daughter of the late Ernest H. and Mamie (Sheltra) Macie. She attended Irasburg public schools. On June 20, 1953 she married Edward Earl Hodgdon in Irasburg. He died October 31, 1994 and Leona later married Max Edward Hodgdon, who predeceased her on December 14, 2003. In her earlier years, she stayed at home to care for her young family. Later she was employed at the Hardwick Knitwear for several years; she was a home knitter making sweaters for Diaa Sweaters in Stowe and made lawn ornaments. Leona loved the time that she spent with her family. She enjoyed puzzles, knitting, crocheting and watching the birds. Survivors include: four children, Terry Hodgdon of Montpelier, Greg Hodgdon of Fairfax, Rebecca Laramee of East Fairfield and Mona Arruda of South Woodstock, Maine; three siblings, Wayne Macie of Ocala, Florida, Rudy Macie of Mechanic Falls, Maine and Marie Sawyer of West Paris, Maine; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by two children, Timothy Hodgdon and Brenda Hodgdon and a sister, Erlene Royer. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Northern Vermont Funeral Home, 60 Elm St., Hardwick, with the Rev. Ernest Machia officiating. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service. Burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Copley Hospital, 528 Washington Highway, Morrisville, VT 05661, or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 161 N. Clark, Suite 3350, Chicago, IL 60601. Northern Vermont Funeral Service, Hardwick, is in charge of arrangements.

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