AUGUSTA – Carl McHatten graduated from earth to heaven Thursday, June 20, 2013. He was the firstborn child of Clarence and Mona (Stoddard) McHatten.
He leaves behind his beloved wife, Bernice (Lord) McHatten; five dearly loved children, Cindy Gapko, Lynn Melanson, Renae Coen, Amy McHatten and Andrew McHatten and their families; and five stepchildren whom he loved and raised as his own, Heather Taylor, Tammy Sturtz, Michael Campbell, Angela Tanguay and Joel Campbell and their families. He also leaves his dear mother, Mona McHatten; brother, Don McHatten; sister, Virginia and John Griffin; in-laws, Brenda McHatten, Rachel and Dwinal Anderson and Joel and Marcia Lord; and also many nieces and nephews and some very good friends. He was met in heaven by his father, Clarence; and brother, David.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 21, and noon-1 p.m. Saturday, at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church St., Augusta. A celebration of Carl’s life will be held afterward at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Lawrence Beals officiating. Interment will be at a later date at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Voluntary Services, care of Lorna Hatch, 1 VA Center, Togus, ME 04330. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.