Gertrude M. (Leuci) Jodrey

  • Born: March 12, 1935
  • Died: July 3, 2017
  • Location: Largo, Florida

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Gertrude by adding your memories.

Gertrude M. (Leuci) Jodrey passed away at her home in Largo Florida on July 3, 2017. She was 82 years of age. Gert was born in Chelsea on March 12,1935, she was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School. Mrs. Jodrey lived in Melrose for over 40 years before moving to Florida 14 years ago. Gertrude worked for many years for the B&M Railroad and Amtrak as a telephone operator, bridge operator and as a clerk administrator for over 25 years. She was also very active with the railroad union. Gert was also a longtime member and Past President of the Emblem Club at the Melrose Elks Lodge. Mrs. Jodrey was the beloved wife of Arthur S. Jodrey of FL. Loving mother of Charles W. Jodrey, Arthur W. Jodrey & his wife Kathleen, all of FL, Peter W. Jodrey of NH, Michele R. Paone & her husband Vincent of Melrose and Anna Maria Ross & her husband Richard of Haverhill. Cherished grandmother of Dylan, Derek, Nichole, Paul, Andrea and Theresa. Caring sister of William Leuci & his late wife Janet of Saugus, Elaine Leuci of Chelmsford, Rita Treadwell & her husband Huey of MD and Mildred Demarco & her husband Ronald of Marlboro. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Monday, July 10th from 4-8PM. A Funeral Service will be held at the Gately Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 11th at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 02472.


Condolence & Memory Journal

With sincere sympathy to the familys in the loss of my Aunt Gertie,a bright and gentle spirit who will always be remembered by her friendliness and pretty smile.
She was an integral part of our fun summers vacationing in Maine on "the Pond" So much fun and such a simpler time.
I grieve with you in your profound loss-Im so sorry
Christine (Andrews) Baker& husband Skip

Posted by Christine Baker - Bridgewater, NH - Family   July 11, 2017

Art, Peter, and family, so sorry to hear about Mrs. Jodrey. Always enjoyed my calls with her. Very special lady - she'll be missed. My thoughts are with you.

Posted by Dan Wagner - Beverly, MA   July 11, 2017

My heartfelt sympathies to all of you (Arthur, jChuck, Artie ,Peter, Michele, and Anna)
I will miss my many calls to her. I loved her very much and although I know she is in a better place and out of pain It still doesn't seem real.

Love to all of you and especially to you Gerty.

Pinkie and Ronnie

Posted by Pinkie DeMarco - Marlboro, MA - Sister   July 10, 2017

Dear Arthur, Pinkie and Ronnie and Family,

My long-time memories of Gertie are happy family gatherings around bountiful tables
of special holiday food and desserts. Gertie and I would always have much to talk about. She was fun, loving, kind and a dear friend.
My family and Jack join me in extending my heartfelt sympathy, prayers and love to all of you.

Gloria DeMarco

Posted by Gloria DeMarco - Pocasset, MA   July 08, 2017

Bill and Family
We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
John and Marie

Posted by Marie and John DeVito - Billerica, MA - Friend   July 07, 2017

I always felt @ home in your home.....VERY sorry for your loss.

Posted by Jack Rahilly - Lynn, MA - Family Friend   July 07, 2017

Our memories of our Aunt will live on. All the time we went places together. and the wonderful times we spent with her. She will be missed and always in our heart.

Posted by Jackie & Joe Annis - Manchester, NH - Family   July 07, 2017

Lots of love to all the Jodrey family. I remember Gerty wayyyy back in the 70's in the kitchen in Melrose, and then up at Arcadia. She was a great friend and a good woman. May she rest in peace now and forever. <3>

Posted by Nancy Taylor - Amesbury, MA - Family Friend   July 06, 2017

We of the "Old Railroad Wheels" grieve the loss of our member and dear sister Gert. She was always there when we needed her, which was often. We're sure her smile has already made heaven a brighter place.

Posted by Tom and Peggy Coughlan - Lawrence, MA - Coworker   July 06, 2017


gerty was my aunt but also a great friend will miss her deeply my condolences to my uncle arthur and his children

Posted by barbara white - Newport, NC - Family   July 06, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss. Hoping you all find comfort in times shared together.

Posted by Jessica and Peter Leuci - Malden, MA - Family   July 05, 2017


The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.

Posted by John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague    July 05, 2017

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