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Melvin T Hodge

November 13, 1928 - July 29, 2014
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Melvin T Hodge Jr, 85, of Cocoa Beach died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, 7-29- 14. He was born in Ossining NY and retired to Brevard County in 1989. He lived in Dutchess County, NY and worked for Anchor Motor Freight as a professional driver of Car Carriers. Mel served in the air force, in Germany, after World War II during the occupation and was proud of his service and loved his German memories. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Hodge, his daughter Catherine and her husband Glenn Essigmann, of Merritt Island, FI., his sons and their wives, Tom and Deborah Hodge of Wallkill, NY, Greg and Alicia Hodge,...
Melvin T Hodge Jr, 85, of Cocoa Beach died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, 7-29-
14.

He was born in Ossining NY and retired to Brevard County in 1989. He lived in Dutchess County, NY and
worked for Anchor Motor Freight as a professional driver of Car Carriers. Mel served in the air force, in
Germany, after World War II during the occupation and was proud of his service and loved his German
memories.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Hodge, his daughter Catherine and her husband Glenn
Essigmann, of Merritt Island, FI., his sons and their wives, Tom and Deborah Hodge of Wallkill, NY, Greg
and Alicia Hodge, of Cape Canaveral, FI, Steve and Janet Hodge of Montgomery NY, Ken and Debra
Hodge of Poughkeepsie, NY. He is proceeded in death by his parents Melvin Sr, and Elsie Hodge of
Ossining, NY., his Grandson Christopher Welford and Great grandson, Clayton Welford of Merritt Island, FI.

Melvin has 9 grand children and 9 Great Grandchildren.

Calling hours will be on Sunday August 3, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM
Funeral Service Monday at 11AM..

In lieu of Flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America in his honor

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"Daddy, I love you so much and already have a burning emptiness in my heart. I know you are in a better place and with Jesus. I know that Chris is keeping..." Cathy (Merritt Island, FL)

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