July 15, 2024

Arthur L. “Jody” Jodat, Jr.


Arthur L. “Jody” Jodat, Jr. 91, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at the Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence.

He was the husband of Eleanor M. “Babe” (Oakland) Jodat to whom his was married for 68 years.

Born in East Providence, he was the son of the late Arthur L. Jodat Sr.and the late Mabel M. (Swanson) Jodat.

Mr. Jodat was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He worked as a lineman for New England Telephone for many years before retiring. He was an avid skier and sailor but his favorite was golf, playing up until recently as a member for many years at the Sun Valley Country Club, Hillside Country Club, Rehoboth Country Club and the Hazelton Country Club.

Besides his wife he leaves one daughter, Bonnie M. Clayton, one son, Paul A. Jodat both of East Providence, five grandchildren, Jennifer Marrero, Melissa Jodat, Amanda Interdonato, Randi Raspanti and Krista Clayton, nine great grandchildren, six nieces and one nephew. He was the father in-law of the late Geri (DuPont) Jodat and brother of the late Lawrence Jodat and Nona Thell.

A celebration of his life will be planned in the near future. Donations in Jody’s memory can be made to; Hope Health Hospice Center, 1085 N. Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.

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