David B. Stoddard(1963 - 2018)

David B. Stoddard, age 54, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at home in Rockland. He was suffering and rapidly declined from (ALS) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrigs disease. His family all came together to help care for him since his diagnoses in 2015. He was born December 1963, in Weymouth, to parents Richard and Marilyn Stoddard. He was a 1984 graduate of Rockland High School and worked as a sheet metal worker in Local 17. He will be missed by his family and friends and also missing him and looking for him are his favorite dogs, Coco, Riley, Cloe and the cat he helped rescue "Big Boy". He is survived by his parents, and brothers, Mike, Doug, Dan and Tim Stoddard. A priviate memorial will be held with his family. In memory of Dave, please make a donation in his name to the ALS Foundation for Life, P.O. Box 96, Natick, MA 01760.

Published in The Abington Mariner from May 26 to June 8, 2018