Jason J. Blodgett, 69, died on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a long battle with cancer.
He leaves his beloved wife of 29 years, Susan Lizak-Blodgett; two daughters, Melissa Blodgett and her wife Cheryl Ethier, and Melanie Blodgett-O’Toole and her husband Austin, all of Uxbridge; a stepson, Sean Lizak of Belchertown; three grandchildren, Andrew, Hayden, and Scarlett O’Toole; his sister, Joan Thomson, and several nieces and nephews. He was born in Framingham, son of the late Raymond and Phyllis (Monti) Blodgett. He grew up in Uxbridge, and has lived in Ware for 32 years.
Mr. Blodgett is a United States Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.
Jay was truck driver for over 50 years. He worked for Sherman Oil Company as a transport tanker driver for 30 years – a job that he loved. He also loved football, the Red Sox, NASCAR, and traveling. He loved life, and always said that he was a blessed man to have a good wife, good children and grandchildren, and a good job. He was a great person, who will be very sadly missed.
A Funeral Mass for Jay will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00AM in the Trinity Episcopal Church, 17 Park St., in Ware. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the church. Burial with full military honors will be held in Aspen Grove Cemetery following the mass. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 4 to 6PM in the Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the Wounded Warriors Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
An online guestbook is available at charbonneaufh.com