Grant V. Rodkey, M.D.

Born: Sat., Nov. 17, 1917
Died: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 01, 2020
Location: Plymouth Congregational Church


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RODKEY, Grant V., MD of Watertown, formerly of Belmont, at age 102,  Jan. 22.  Beloved husband of Suzanne (Seckel) and the late Dorothea M. (Smith) Rodkey.  Dear and devoted father of John Mark Rodkey and his wife, Linda Krauss of Pelham, MA and the late Cheryl Ann Rodkey.  Brother of George Rodkey, Kathryn Russell and the late Lee Rodkey, John Rodkey and Elizabeth McNeal.  Loving grandfather of Ashley Helen Rodkey, Hope Catherine Rodkey and Grant Edward Rodkey.   Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dr. Rodkey’s Memorial Service in the Plymouth Congregational Church, 582 Pleasant St. Belmont, Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Grant V. Rodkey's memory to the J.V. and Helen Rodkey Scholarship Fund, c/o Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA, 99251, attn:Tad Wisenor or to the Boston V.A. Hospital, Dept. of Surgery, c/o Dr. Kamal Itani, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132 would be sincerely appreciated. Late veteran of the U.S. Army during WW II.  Swdfuneralhome.com

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Kathy(Gavin) Flanagan
   Posted Fri January 24, 2020
Dear Suzanne, so sorry for your loss. It’s been years since we have seen you but on behalf of our late mother Anne Gavin we send our prayers and blessings. Dr. Rodkey and yourself were very kind and good to her. We have many fond memories. Our sincere condolences. Anne Gavin and Family

Mangadhara Rao Madineedi, MD,FACP
   Posted Sat January 25, 2020
My condolences to Suzanne and the family! I have fond memories of his friendship and continue cherish his pearls of wisdom that I share with my medical students, residents, interns and family members! I very much miss his voice and words! M. Madineedi, MD, FACP

Richard Faucher
   Posted Mon January 27, 2020
Dr. Rodkey performed a life saving operation on me July 24 1989 at Mass General. It was a quick diagnosis and immediate surgery on a tumor in my neck. I will never forget his direct approach and quick action.

I send my condolences to his family.

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