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“Dottie, Ken and James, Please know others share your sorrow. With deepest sympathy, Eileen Herbert ”
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“Mr. Rodel,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army in Korea as a...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear of Ken's passing; please accept our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy.Rick and Susan Keating ”
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BROCKTON——Kenneth F. Rodel Sr., 75, a resident of Brockton for the past 46 years, died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Chilson) Rodel for 52 years.

Born in Boston, a son of the late Frederick J. and Anne M. (Walsh) Rodel, he was raised in Holbrook and was a graduate of Norfolk County Agricultural High School. He continued his education at Stockbridge College in Amherst earning an Associates degree in Food and Dairy Technology.

Kenneth entered the US Military during the Korean War and served as a combat medic with the US Army 7th Infantry.

Upon honorable discharge he enrolled at Stonehill College in Easton earning a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. He began his working career as a department manager and was employed for Armstrong World Industries in Braintree for 30 years. After, he took a position as a postal worker for the US Postal Service in Brockton where he was employed for 17 years.

An avid golfer he was a member of the D. W. Field Golf Course in Brockton, a member of the Holbrook Sportsman Club since the age of 14, and a life member of the VFW Post 8892 in Avon. He was also an avid fisherman.

In addition to his wife Dorothy, he is survived by two sons, Kenneth F. Rodel Jr. of Brockton and James M. Rodel of Brockton; a brother, Richard Rodel; and many nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Ann Marie Rodel.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Kenneth's Life on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at his late residence, 226 Battles Street, Brockton. In lieu of flowers donations in Kenneth's memory may be sent to your favorite veterans organization. Arrangements are by Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Easton. For directions or condolences visit