Shane Lee Dodge, 45, of Tandberg Trail in Windham died unexpectedly Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor.

Shane was born Nov. 23, 1971, in Belfast, where he grew up and graduated from Belfast Area High School, class of 1990.

He was a dedicated family man who cherished and loved taking care of his family. Shane was a member of North Windham Union Church and also loved taking care of his church family.

Shane possessed many endearing qualities like his big smile, a funny sense of humor with a sarcastic twist, along with being warm, kind and sensitive to those around him.

He was also a member of the Masonic Presumpscot Lodge 27 in Windham.

A brother, Charles Dodge, predeceased him.

Surviving are his parents, Normand E. and Shirley A. (Dorman) Reynolds of Belfast; his father, Gerald “Sam” Lanphear of Vermont; his wife of 17 years, Catherine E. (Wright) Dodge of Windham; three children, Aaron Wright of California, and Anna Dodge and Abby Dodge, both of Windham; a sister, Brandy Bowles and husband Chris of Freedom; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 22, at North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. A reception will follow at the church hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation for his children’s college education account at Cumberland County Federal Credit Union to be established in the near future.

Arrangements are by Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham. To express condolences and to participate in Shane’s online tribute, visit