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Jay Michael Brodey

January 12, 1943 — May 10, 2023


Jay Michael Brodey, 80, a retired attorney, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2023. Born on January 12, 1943, to Eva (nee Zibil) and Simon Brodey. Jay was a lifelong resident of Marion County.

Jay was a graduate of Shortridge High School and received a BA degree from Indiana University in 1964. While at Indiana University, he was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. After graduating, He attended Indiana University School of Law, earning his JD in 1968. Jay launched his legal career as a Deputy Attorney General (Chief Trial Deputy), followed by serving as a Marion County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. In 1975, he launched a 30-year career with Harrison & Moberly in Indianapolis, where he served as a Managing Senior Partner before retiring. In 1965, he married his beloved wife, Judith Epstein, who passed away in 2006. He is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Brodey (Mark Pay) of Fishers and Melissa Brodey, of Noblesville; brother, Lawerence Brodey of North Carolina; brothers in law, Mark L Epstein (Alison) of Colorado, and David Epstein (Cheryl)of Connecticut, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be graveside on Sunday, May 14, 2023, at 1:00 pm in Beth-El Zedeck South Cemetery, 2260 Bluff Road, Indianapolis, IN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to one’s charity of choice.  May his memory serve as a blessing.

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Shiva will be held on Sunday, at the Country Fields of Fishers Clubhouse, 14095 Meadow Grass Lane, Fishers, beginning at 3 PM.

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Sunday, May 14, 2023

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