Sgt Joseph Jude “Jody” White, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Joseph Jude “Jody” White, CD (Ret'd) at The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB on Friday, 6 April 2018 at the age of 60 years.
Born in Stephenville, NL, Jody joined the Canadian Army in 1979 and started his career as a Signalman serving with with 1 Canadian Signals Regiment in Kingston ON, 4 Service Battalion in Lahr, Germany, and the Royal Canadian Regiment and Princes Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry battalions in Baden Germany. Jody remustered to the Construction Engineering Procedures Technician trade with the Canadian Military Engineers and then served with the Construction Engineering Sections in Kingston ON, Victoria BC and St. John’s NL. Jody retired from the Canadian Forces in 1998 as a Sergeant.
Jody loved sports and participated in Broom Ball (two national, and one international championship while in the military) Floor Hockey, Baseball, Slow-Pitch, Skiing, and Golf. He coached the West Colchester Commercial Men’s Hockey League in Debert NS and brought the team to the National Championship. A champion of children in sports, he could be seen on local fields, golf courses, and in local arenas coaching, mentoring and cheering on kids.
A Service to celebrate and honour Jody’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in memory of Jody may be made to a local children’s sports organization. Online condolences for the family can sent to the Funeral Home.