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Fenwick W. Roddy

NORTH CANAAN – Fenwick W. Roddy, 84, of 37 Old Turnpike Road North, passed away peacefully in his sleep due to ongoing health struggles. He was the husband of Annette L. (Kutteles) Roddy.  Fenwick was born May 4, 1938, in Franklin, Vermont.  He was the son of the late Harry and Frances (Playful) Roddy.

Fenwick worked for most of his life as a logger.  He was employed by Gingras Lumber in Ashley Falls for many years before retiring and continuing to work part-time. The highlight of his day was to get up and go to work, he loved to stay busy.  In his spare time Fenwick was an avid hunter, you could catch him on the farm or tackling a project with his tractor. He also raised and worked Belgian Draft Horses and loved telling his life stories.

In addition to his wife, Fenwick is survived by his step-daughter Denyce Lowell and her husband Russell of East Canaan;  his brother Larry Roddy of Florida; and his sister Virginia Kilmer of Canaan.  He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Meaghan Bain and her husband Ben; Krystan Ellis and her husband Josh; Robert Lowell and his wife Minh, Machayla Karcheski and her husband Scott; Chad and Chase Lowell and four great grandchildren.  Fenwick was predeceased by his step-daughter Regina Schreiber.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday May 21, 2022, at 10:00 am in St. Martin of Tours Parish St. Joseph Church 4 Main St. Canaan, Connecticul 06018  Burial will follow after the Mass in St. Joseph’s Cemetery Canaan.

Calling hours will be held on Friday May 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home, 118 Main St. North Canaan. Please call the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home for the time of the Mass on Saturday. (860) 824-7350 Memorial donations may be sent to The Little Guild. 285 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, Connecticut 06796.

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