Rodrick, Patrick J.
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RODRICK, Patrick J. died 1/21/2013. Our Dad who had the patience of a saint.
He was a Captain in the US Army's "Fighting 69th" & retired from the NY Guard as a Lt. Colonel. He worked for the NY Telephone Company for 37 years, was Cubmaster of Pack 102, was active in St. Barnabas parish & the Woodlean Boys & Girls Club & was proud to run in the 1984 Olympic torch relay. He was a history buff & passionate outdoorsman who loved to fish, ski, canoe, sail, swim, bicycle, camp, garden, paint, volunteer, play his guitar & sing. He had a great sense of humor, always a big smile, strong values and a kind heart. He was truly an officer & a gentleman. He was a wonderful husband and father and will live in our hearts forever.
Beloved husband of Elizabeth. Loving father of James, William (Dori-Ann), Robert, Christopher (Maria) and Elizabeth (Kenneth). Dear brother of Winnie, Millie & Barbara. Cherished Opa of Kristen, Justin, Hunter, Chloe, Megan & 1 great grandchild, Ariana. Visiting hours will be held at David J. Hodder & Son Funeral Home on Wednesday & Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 9:45 A.M. at St. Barnabas Church. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Published in the The Journal News on Jan. 23, 2013