Josiah Jewell Hamlin

Friday, October 13, 2017

Portland, Maine — Josiah Jewell Hamlin, 34, of Conway, N.H., died on Oct. 8, 2017, at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.

Josiah was born March 9, 1983 at home in Thetford, Vt. to Thomas Hamlin of Center Harbor, N.H. and Theresa (Bill) Hamlin of Conway, N.H. Josiah grew up in Moultonborough, N.H. with his parents, six sisters, and one brother. He also lived in various towns throughout his adult life.

Josiah loved spending time with family and friends and was rarely alone. He was a hard worker and enjoyed spending time outdoors. He valued every opportunity he had to spend with his children, nephews and nieces. He loved his children deeply and cherished the time he had with them. He will always be remembered as a fun loving uncle who splashed at the beach, colored pictures, and was always ready to play.

He faced many challenges in his short life, the most recent being complications from a severe brain injury he sustained on July 7. He was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.

Josiah is survived by his five children Devon, Cody, Meredith Hamlin and their mother Tiffany Rehm, Audrina Hamlin and her mother Kayla McCarthy, and Hayden Willcox and his mother Megan Willcox. He is also survived by his parents Thomas and Theresa (Bill) Hamlin, siblings Sarah Dick and her daughter Jessica, Amy Hartley and her children Daniel, David, and Hannah, Joy Gagnon and her children Isaac and Emily, Ronald Hamlin and his son Gabriel, Anna Chaney and her children William, and Madeline, Rachel Lawrence and her daughter Susan, and Leah Hamlin.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. at First congregational Church of Ossipee, 50 NH-16B, Center Ossipee, N.H.

Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Josiah’s guestbook and leave memories and condolences for the family.

Donations in his memory can be made to www.youcaring.com/josiahhamlin-872080 and flowers can be donated through Linda’s Flowers, Wolfeboro, N.H.