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Obituary for David M. Brodrick

David M.   Brodrick
Sterling-David M. Brodrick, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester following a brief illness.  He is survived by his children: Frank Brodrick of Hawaii; Kevin Brodrick of Marblehead; Kathleen Czermak & husband Scott, and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Daniel Czermak, all of Clinton.  He leaves his foster son, Thomas Dugan of Sterling; siblings: Marcia Brodrick and Phyllis Brodrick, both of Clinton; and Richard Brodrick of New York; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.  He is pre-deceased by siblings: Earl Brodrick, Robert Brodrick, Madeline Taylor, Elizabeth Cloutier, and Margaret Windward.  
Dave was born in Clinton, son of the late George & Grace (Watson) Brodrick.  He attended local schools and was a graduate of the Clinton High School, Class of 1949.  Dave spent his professional career as a binder in the printing industry, working for the Colonial Press until its closing, Heffernan Press, CSA Press, and R.R. Donnelly until retiring.  He was happiest at his home on Lake Waushacum, where for many years he had graciously hosted family and friends since buying it as a cottage in the 1950's. He enjoyed tending to his prized vegetable garden, was the master of canning pickles, famous for his hot and sweet sausage cacciatore, and always had an affinity for dogs, boats, and convertibles. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 3 until 5PM in the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton. A private service and burial will later be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of David M. Brodrick to: American Council of the Blind, 6200 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 155, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 ( or to Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215 ( Online condolences may be placed at  


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