08/12/15 3:12pm
08/12/2015 3:12 PM
Hudson Hagglund

Hudson Hagglund

Former Mattituck resident Hudson Hagglund of Riverhead died Aug. 12 at the Riverhead Care Center. He was 88.

He was born in Manhattan to Lorenza and Gladys Hagglund.

Mr. Hagglund served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. He worked as a postal carrier in Riverhead for 30 years, where friends said he loved his job.

He was a member of the Southold Seniors, Southold American Legion, and Church of the Redeemer in Mattituck.

Friends said Mr. Hagglund was a chess and bridge player, who was very sociable and loved people and telling jokes.

Predeceased by his wives Mary in 1998 and Gloria in 2013, Mr. Hagglund is survived by many friends.

A service took place Aug. 14 at Calverton National Cemetery.

Arrangements were in the care of Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue.