Mr. Edward Michael Doda, age 88, of Amelia Island, passed away on February 27, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to the late Frank and Ellen (Snell) Doda on July 31, 1928. He was baptized shortly after his birth at St. Michael’s Church in West Lynn, Massachusetts.
Mr. Doda enlisted in the US Army during WW II and was honorably discharged in 1948. He then re-enlisted and was honorably discharged in 1952. He was graduated from St. John’s University in New York City where he received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
Mr. Doda married the former Eleanor A. McGeveran in 1951. They were married for over 62 years. Mrs. Doda passed away September 30, 2014. Mr. Doda was the successful owner and operator of a medical equipment concern before his retirement. After retirement he moved to Fernandina Beach, where he resided for several years prior to his passing.
According to his wishes, there will be no local services for Mr. Doda and he will be laid to rest at La Flora Mission.