Hugh W. Hastings II ’51 died on December 26, 2015, in Fryeburg, Maine.
(The following was published in The Conway Daily Sun Dec. 28, 2015):
Hugh W. Hastings II of Fryeburg, Maine, and Longwood, Fla., died on Dec. 26, 2015, with family at his side.
Hugh was born, the fourth of seven children to Hugh W. Hastings and Martha F. Hastings in Fryeburg on Sept. 29, 1926. He graduated from Fryeburg Academy, attended University of Maine, Orono, graduated from Bowdoin College, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was employed by the Fryeburg Water Company for over 65 years, serving as president for most of that time. He was a licensed land surveyor and managed woodlands for both his family and for Saunders Brothers in Westbrook, Maine.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Fryeburg, the Masons Pythagorean Lodge No. 11 for 64 years, and the American Legion. He had also been a member of Kiwanis International.