Edwin L. Jordan
Edwin L. Jordan
  • July 23, 1936 - February 28, 2017
  • Lewiston, Maine

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AUBURN - Edwin L. Jordan Jr., 80, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn. He was born in Greene on July 23, 1936 the son of the late Edwin Sr. and Dorothy (Cook) Jordan.
Edwin was a lifelong resident of Turner Maine. On October 19, 1956, he married the love of his life, Patricia Pulkkinen. They enjoyed taking bus trips together, especially during the foliage season. Ed worked for local farmers milking cows and picking apples, driving truck for Andy Valley Refuse, volunteered for the Turner Fire Department and took care of the Turner Village Cemetery for over 30 years. He always enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and liked to go on fishing trips. Ed has always loved when his neighbors and friends would stop by to shoot the breeze.

Ed is survived by his four daughters, Michele and her husband John Carey of Turner, Jennifer and her husband John Colby of Lewiston, Tammy and her husband Randy McNear of Wayne, and Ms. Pamela Jordan/James Fraser of South Portland; his brother, Gerald Jordan and his wife Joan of Wiscasset; his two sisters, Dorothy and her husband George Varney of Turner, and Shirley and Carol Stevens of Oxford; 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife Patricia "Patty" Pulkkinen Jordan; his brother, Clifton Jordan, and his daughter, Joline Jordan. Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Edwin's online guestbook at www.thefortingroupauburn.com

A visitation will be held from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Fortin/AUBURN. A graveside committal service will be held at a later date in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edwin's memory to either the Turner Village Fire/Rescue 19 General Turner Hill Road, Turner Maine 04282, or to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, Maine 04210. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545.