Howard Calkins

Hampden, Maine

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Thinking of you all. I will always remember his great sense of humor. :)

Dear Calkins Family, Just wanted to let you know how sorry I am about your Dad. I used to love to come down to see you all with my Dad. My Dad was very fond of your parents and so enjoyed their visits. My favorite "Burpee" story was when he brought Ed home in the back of your station wagon! Take care.

Hi Betty,
So sorry to hear that your Dad has passed. I admire you for your dedication to him as a family. Best wishes from all in the 4-H office.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Karen, Stephen, and Terry Ritz-Perkins

John, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I enjoyed our conversations and his wit! My condolences to you and family.

John and family, our deepest sympathies for you and your family. I always enjoyed talking to you and your Dad. His sense of humor and dry wit will be missed by all who knew him!

To the Calkins family; When I came from Aroostook to school at Orono and needed to do my student teaching at Hampden Academy I rented an apartment in the house next door to the family home and farmstand. Mr. and Mrs. Calkins were the owners of that house and they treated my daughter and me like family. I have never forgot their kindness and generosity and have tried to pass these on in my life. John and Betty, whom I remember being at home at the time, as well as the rest of the family, my...

Janice, I am so sorry to read of your father's passing. I have so many memories of how funny and nice your dad was when I drove my mom to the stand. My mom and dad spoke so kindly of your mom and dad. Please give my condolences to John and Betty.

So sorry to read about "BURPEE'S" passing. i remember him when i used to come out to take care of him (hospice aide). he was always such a sweet man-as were his family members. i can remember that while he was napping-i was helping his daughters with re-painting the kitchen. :) may peace be with you all and my thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Howard's Obituary

Howard Calkins passed away in Hampden, Maine. Funeral Home Services for Howard are being provided by Brookings-Smith Hampden Chapel. The obituary was featured in BDN Maine on April 23, 2013.