Earl D. Jodoin Jr., age 57
Chaplin – Earl D. “Butch” Jodoin Jr., age 57, of Pheonixville Road, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at Backus Hospital in Norwich, after a short courageous battle with cancer. He leaves two sisters, Rose I. Heath and her husband Steven of Chaplin, Bernadette “Bridgette” Johnston and her husband Todd of Vernon; a nephew, Travis Egan and his wife Andrea and their son, Maddix Daniel of Raleigh-Durham, NC; a niece, Earlene Ames and her daughters, Mikaela Rose and Khloe Mae, of Thompson. Butch was born in Putnam, Ct, son of the late Earl D. Sr. and Jeannette M. (Martel) Jodoin and lived in Putnam most of his life, moving to Chaplin three years ago. He was employed as a fork lift operator at Norampac (Johnson Corrugated) for the past 25 years. He was an avid sports fan and memorabilia collector. He was a past member of the East Putnam Fire Department and the Putnam Fire Department, Hose Company #2. He also worked for over 20 years in security at the Woodstock Fair. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster, MA. Burial will be on Friday, May 18, 2012, at 11 am in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam. The family requests that flowers be omitted.