Albert P Jowdy Jr.
March 15, 1954 – February 24, 2018
NORWICH - Albert Peter Jowdy Jr., 63, of Norwich, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 23, 2018, at his home.
He was born in Norwich to Jeanette F. (Socha) Jowdy of Bozrah and the late Albert P. Jowdy Sr. Albert grew up in Bozrah and was a graduate of Norwich Regional Technical School. In his early years, he worked as a lineman for the former SNET Sc. Eventually, Albert moved to Stamford, CT and then on to New York City and Bayonne, NJ.
IN NYC he was a driver for Yellow Cab taxi service and truly enjoyed the many people he would meet. We all enjoyed listening to him tell us about his interesting adventures. Al also welcomed anyone who wanted a walking tour of the city, since he loved and knew the city so well. He liked to write and self published a book he wrote.
Motorcycle riding, which included motor cross and stunt performances at the racetrack, were favorite past times of Al's during his youth. He was a loving son, brother and uncle who will be missed.
Besides his loving mother, he is survived by two sisters; Catherine Driscoll of Waterford, Valerie Chapman and her husband Lawrence of Old Lyme; and a brother Michael Jowdy of Bozrah. He also leaves behind nieces; Jacqueline Driscoll of Royal Oak, MI, Caitlin Chapman of Denver, CO, Shannon, Jennifer and nephew, Daniel of Old Lyme, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Besides his father, Al was predeceased by a brother Paul M. Jowdy and his brother-in-law, James H. Driscoll.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10am to 11am with a Funeral Service held at 11 a.m. at Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Avenue, Norwich, CT. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
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- Calling Hour Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Funeral / Memorial Service Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Burial is Private at The Convenience of The Family