Wayne M. Lockwood ’48

Wayne M. Lockwood ’48 died on November 30, 2008, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

He graduated from Deering High School in 1940, worked as a census enumerator, and then entered Portland Junior College. He was called to active duty in March 1943 and served three years in North Africa and Italy with the Headquarter Squadron of the 316th Air Service Group. Upon his discharge from the service, he enrolled at Bowdoin, where he was a member of Alpha Kappa Sigma fraternity. After graduating, he worked for 37 years in the underwriting department for the Travelers Insurance Company in both the U.S. and Canada, retiring in 1985. He was involved in many community organizations, including serving 37 years as a member of the Meetinghouse Choir at the South Portland First Congregational Church, where he also served as president of the church, chairman of the trustees, elder, deacon, and treasurer of the Eskimo’s Club. He sang bass in the Bowdoin Glee Club, Bowdoin Chapel Choir, Meddiebempsters, several church choirs, and Choral Art Society; and was a board member and treasurer of the Friends of the Kotzchmar Organ. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia A. (Melcher) Lockwood; two daughters, the Rev. Diane E. L. Wendorf of Sanford and the Rev. Joyce A. Long of Raymond; two sons, Peter A. Lockwood of Raymond and Bruce M. Lockwood of Cape Elizabeth; eight grandchildren; and two step- grandchildren.