Allen  "Pete" Hodgson

Obituary of Allen "Pete" Hodgson

Hodgson, Allen Ross “Pete”

83 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 2, 2020 at the Sun Parlor Home in Leamington. Predeceased by his wife Margaret (October 2019). Loving father of Wendy Lamb (Dave). Cherished grandfather of Melissa Lamb, Miranda Lamb (Blake Schives) and Jesse Lamb. Proud great grandfather of Hunter Lamb. Dear brother of Glenyce Graham, Alice Robertson (late Carl), Dorothy Wright (late Archie), Marianne Crundwell (late Alvin), Jane Seguin (Late Phil), and sister-in-law Mae Hodgson. Predeceased by brother Grant, and sisters Lois and Edith Hodgson. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Everyone knew Allen as “Pete”, a nickname given to him by his grandfather. He served in the Navy where he was a radio operator. He was an amateur (ham) radio enthusiast all his life. He was a mentor to many other radio enthusiasts and designed a device for the blind that was recognized by the CNIB. He was a WWII history buff and avid reader. Pete was a local contractor who built many custom homes and additions. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca