John HudsonOsgood

LINCOLNVILLE — John Hudson Osgood, born July 9, 1940, lived an imaginative, thoughtful, and righteous life. He was a passionate and accomplished writer, photographer, athlete, thinker, professional real estate developer, pilot and sailor.

He grew up in Marblehead, Mass. and had a passion for the coast of Maine, especially Penobscot Bay. A friend remembers John, “I loved John as my Renaissance friend – he could do anything and did it so well.” For his children, he offered an expansive sense of life and opportunity, honoring their desire to be themselves.

He leaves behind his sister, Alison Osgood Fowler of Marblehead, Mass., and his brother, Peter Osgood of Sarasota, Florida. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Eleanor Osgood; brothers Robert Osgood and Richard Osgood, and is survived by his cousins, Chris Osgood of Lincolnville, Tom Osgood of Santa Fe, NM, and his dear friend, Betsy Morrell of Lincolnville. As a parent, John leaves behind his daughter, Ana Osgood of Los Angeles, California, his son, Adam Osgood of Vinalhaven, his daughter, Kathryn Osgood of Washington State, and his beloved stepchildren, Katharine Cahoon. , Meghan Cahoon and Nathaniel Cahoon. He is survived by his beloved wife, Frederica Chapman of Hope.

“He was a wonderful human being and people who met him were lucky to have done so.” John passed away peacefully on June 27, 2022 at Penn Bay Hospital, Rockport. Many thanks to the palliative care team and the Sussman Hospice.

A celebration of life will be held on August 21, 2022 in Lincolnville.


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