Died May 16, 2023
George Thomas Hodgkinson, 81, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at his home with family by his side. He was born in Wyandotte, Michigan on November 27, 1941, to the late Chester and Louise (Julian) Hodgkinson. He married the love of his life, Elaine Szostak on July 29, 1961, at St. Joseph’s in Wyandotte. Tom was a retired Hi-Lo Repair Technician after 32 years from the Dearborn Ford Plant.
He loved to restore older cars, Pontiac 1936, Chevy 1957, Cougar 1968. Tom enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking. He also enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved his fur friends Shamie, Savannah and Buddy.
He is survived by his son Scott (Kelly) Hodgkinson, daughter, Shelly (Tony) Hays, and son Todd Hodgkinson, ten grandchildren, Ashley (Joel), Michelle, Kristine, Anthony, Amber (Jacob), Nicholas, Christopher, Elana, Erin, Leanna and seven great-grandchildren. His siblings include Donald (Erika), Marie, Joe (Alicia), Yvonne and brother-in-law Edward Williams. He was preceded in death by Patricia Williams, David Hodgkinson and brother-in-law Edward Kuciemba.
Funeral Services were held Saturday May 20 at 3 p.m. at Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel, Kathy Bersano presiding, with Military Funeral Honors. Inurnment followed. Family greeted friends at the funeral home on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to Compassus Hospice for the compassionate care given to Tom.