Chauncey W. Hoskins


June 20, 1942
- March 16, 2011

DEXTER - Chauncey W. Hoskins, 68, died unexpectedly March 16, 2011, at his residence. He was born June 20, 1942, in Milo, a son of Carl and Alyce (Mitchell) Hoskins. Chauncey graduated from Milo High School, Class of 1960, and Husson College, Class of 1965. He taught business education at Dexter Regional High School, retiring in 2002, where he served as chairman of the business department and head of the school scholarship committee. Chauncey was named Teacher of the Year in 1986 and in 2001 the students dedicated the yearbook to him. He was a past president of Business Association of Maine and was a member of the Masons. Chauncey remained active in the retired teachers associations, and continued to serve on several scholarship committees. He also enjoyed summers at his camp on Center Pond. He is survived by his son, James C. Hoskins of Portland; a brother, Dennis and wife, Nancy Hoskins, of Dexter; sisters, Lucy Goodwin of Orono, Constance and husband, Jerome Bragdon, of Peru and Chrystie and husband, Roger Shepherdson, of Oneonta, N.Y.; a special aunt, Alberta Rich of Charleston; many cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by a brother, Carl Hoskins; and an infant sister, Amy Hoskins. A celebration of his life will be held in the summer at his camp on Center Pond. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases Research Center, Columbia University, attention: Barbara Strobino, Ph.D., 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 69, New York, NY 10032. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.

Published in Bangor Daily News on March 18, 2011


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