Allen L. Hersom, 79, of Wiscasset, died Sept. 27 at
He attended Wiscasset schools and entered the U.S. Army in 1946. He served as a corporal with the 6th Infantry Division, co. F 63rd Infantry Division during the Korean Conflict. On
He was employed as a turbine operator for Central Maine Power at the Wiscasset Mason Station for many years.
He was a Mason, a member of the American Legion, and a volunteer for the fire department, all of Wiscasset.
Allen was an avid reader and history buff who loved nature, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine M. Hersom on
He is survived by one sister, Sally Colby of Wiscasset; son, Allen L. Hersom and wife Sherrie of Edgecomb; three daughters, Susan H. Lombardo and husband David of Hollis, Paula J. Hersom and longtime companion Wendell Delano of Wiscasset and Julie A. Madden and husband Bob of Washington; seven grandchildren, Ian L. Hersom, Joseph A. Hersom, Nicholas R. Lombardo, Luciana A. Lombardo, Brady J. Lombardo, Kerry C. Madden and Patrick H. Madden, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Graveside service , Fri., Oct. 3 at
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary, 54 Bradford-Sortwell-Wright Post of Wiscasset or to the Wiscasset Fire and Ambulance Service,
Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home,