Gordon H. Prud’hommeaux


Gordon H. Prud’hommeaux, 76, of Gouldsboro, died Oct. 21, 2009, from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and a stroke. He was born March 23, 1933, the son of the late Rene and Patricia Prud’hommeaux.


Gordon was a graduate of Bay Shore, N.Y. High School. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. After his time in the U.S. Army, Gordon attended Colby College in Waterville. Following the war and college, Gordon returned to the sea as a Merchant Marine and sailed all types of ships and tugboats worldwide. His lifelong career was on the sea as a Merchant Marine. He also fished out of New Bedford and lobstered out of Winter Harbor.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Barbara of South Gouldsboro; two sons, Marc Prud’hommeaux of Portland, Ore., and Eric Prud’hommeaux of Cambridge, Mass.; a daughter, Janet Lobodzinski and her husband, Ralph, of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; and his two grandchildren, Nathan and Julia Lobodzinski of Pembroke Pines.

Gordon’s family wishes to extend their thanks and gratitude to his care providers, Dr. Kerry Crowley, Gordon’s VA doctors at Bangor and Togus, the dedicated staff at MCMH ER, ICU and Palliative Care Unit, and most especially the volunteer first responders of the Gouldsboro Fire Department.

Services will be held private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Maine Alzheimer’s Foundation, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B Portland, ME 04101. Arrangements are under the care of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home 215 Main St., Ellsworth. Please visit www.bragdonkelley.com to offer condolences.

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