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John K. Jodrie

John K. Jodrie, 80, of Main Street, Rowley, died early Tuesday January 24, 2017 in the Den-Mar Health and Rehab in Rockport following his extended illness. He was the husband of the late Mary D. (Enquist) Jodrie.

Born in Peabody July 8, 1936, he was the son of the late Walter and Mary L. (Rosa) Jodrie and was educated in local public schools. Following high school he enlisted in the US Air Force and was stationed in Europe. Married in 1960 in Peabody, the Jodries lived on Bartholomew Street for several years before relocating to Topsfield Road in Ipswich. He later resided in Seabrook before moving to his daughter’s home in Rowley. A machinist by trade, he was a long time employee of General Electric in Lynn and Everett, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the AMVETS Post 201 in Ipswich. In addition to his family and friends he enjoyed spending time fishing and boating in the local waters.

He is survived by his son, John Jodrie of Rowley, daughters Deborah Humphrey and her husband David of Ipswich and Cindy Gavin and her husband Glenn of Rowley, grandchildren Kelsey and Jake Gavin of Rowley, his sister, Laraine Ortins of ME, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Richard Jodrie and Walter Jodrie, both formerly of Salem, Robert Jodrie formerly of PA, and Connie Mello, formerly of Peabody.

His funeral service will be held Friday January 27 at 10 am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by interment with military honors in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Thursday 5 to 8 pm.

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