Frank "Skip" Hodgdon Jr.

Frank "Skip" Hodgdon, Jr.

AGE: 58 • Wilmington

Frank B. "Skip" Hodgdon, Jr., age 58, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully Saturday, February 22, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Skip loved spending time with family and friends, visiting Maine, attending concerts in the park, and caring for animals in need.

Skip is survived by daughter, Jennifer Duke (Brian); his son, Frank Hodgdon III (Adrianna); first wife and close friend, Elaine Hodgdon; brother, Richard Hodgdon (Myra); 2 sisters, Carolyn Bastien (Roy) and Susan Simmons (Don); 3 grandchildren: Jackson, Samara, and Alyssa; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank Sr. and Joan Hodgdon; and companion, Linda Bird.

A viewing will be held Friday, February 28 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE followed by a service in celebration of Skip's life at 7:00 PM. Burial will take place Saturday in the St Peters Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Temple Lung Center, Institutional Advancement, PO Box 827651, Philadelphia, PA 19182 or to the funeral home to help the family with expenses. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2014