Josephine "Jodi" V. McTague, 88, of the Town of Marbletown, passed on Friday evening, January 29, 2021 at Golden Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingston,
She was born on July 22, 1932 in New York City and was the daughter of the late John and Beatrice Caulfield.
For many years Jodi worked for WGHQ in the news department, working closely with Harry Thayer. She was very involved in the news department of the radio station, was a registered NBC reporter and worked closely with Mary Margaret McBride, the First Lady of Radio. She interviewed many political and civic leaders, and such personalities as Jack Lord, Tom Selleck, Romeo Muller, the author of Rudolph Red Nose Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman.
One of her favorite things was hosting the popular local radio show "Speak Out" a forum for people to express their views and opinions. She always wanted everyone to be represented and feel their voice was heard.
She volunteered her time helping those in need, especially those at the Benedictine Hospital, many lives were touched by her acts of kindness
Josephine was married to the late Shamus J McTague, she is survived by her sons Stephen McTague and James McTague, she was predeceased by her brothers Buddy, Joe, Harry and Malchey Caulfield and her sisters Mary Hall and Margaret Caulfield. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Arrangements entrusted to the care A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston, NY. The service will be private. A tribute for Josephine may be found at www.CarrFH.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.
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Jody was a second mom to meet and helped me greatly throughout high school and up until her passing. I love her and always will. Never a bad word or meanful word came out of her mouth. She was so supportive, loving and extremely funny. She would tell me about her love/hubby Seamus and how she dealt with his early death. She was such an empathetic soul. Ee had many a lunch “ladies” lunch which I will treasure forever. I love you Jody. rest now until we meet again geraldine