CARY PLANTATION - Alden W. Folsom, Sr. 76, went peacefully to his Savior June 4, 2014 at a Bangor hospital with his loving family gathered around him. He was born Oct. 17, 1937 at Houlton, the son of William and Erma (Stockford) Folsom.
Alden attended the Amity Baptist Church. He was a member of the National Horseshoe Association. Alden was a basket weaver making fishing creels for the local fishermen. He enjoyed making wreaths, fishing, hunting, fiddleheading and trapping. His greatest love was teaching his grandchildren about the outdoors.
Alden is survived by his wife Caroline (Cadigan) Folsom of Cary Plantation; three sons Lloyd Folsom and his wife Lori of Monticello, Rodney Adams and his wife Erica Butzbach, Germany, Alden "Skip" Folsom, Jr. of Manchester, NH; his daughter Bonnie Dickison of Houlton; three stepsons Wayne Foster and his wife Lisa of Houlton, Arnold Dow and his fiancé Phyllis of Bangor, Patrick Dow and his wife Lauren of N. Conway, NH; three stepdaughters Cherie Adams and her husband Robert, Tammy Yeaman, Patsy Dow all of Florida; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; his brother Leston Folsom of Portland; two sisters Pat Grant and her husband Roger of Tennessee, Inez Sanborn of Houlton; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
Friends may call Friday 5:00 to 7:00PM at the Dunn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:00PM Saturday at the funeral home with Revs. Richard McLaughlin and Wayne Robertson officiating. Interment will be in the Monticello Village Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Alden's memory to the Leukemia Association c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com