Comments for: Howard ‘Burpee’ Calkins

Posted April 22, 2013, at 8:39 p.m.

HAMPDEN – Howard “Burpee” Calkins, 97, passed away peacefully April 21, 2013, at his home. Burpee was born Feb. 29, 1916, in Orono, to Jeremiah and Bertha (Foss) Calkins. Burpee grew up in Hampden before serving in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. It was …

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