Jose Rodriguez

Obituary of Jose Raul Rodriguez

Jose R. Rodriguez, 61, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021, he left us suddenly and was surrounded by his loving niece Kiara Massar who was visiting him at the time. 

Jose was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 3, 1960 to Rev. Jose Israel  and Josefina Rodriguez. He was a musician, the trumpet being his favorite instrument where he played in many places around Rochester and surrounding areas. He was a drug and alcohol counselor for about 15 years, until his health became an issue.

He is predeceased by his oldest daughter Rebecca L. Lopez, He is survived by his parents Rev. Jose I. and Josefina Rodriguez, his sister Sally (Melvin) Soler, brother Carlos (Sarai) Rodriguez, and his children, Jessica Rodriguez, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Jose M. Rodriguez and Priscilla Rodriguez, his grandchildren Larry Sterina, Wilitsa Rodriguez, Angel Lopez Jr., Caleb Lopez, Nanette Lopez, Mikael Rodriguez, Mayeda Rodriguez, Iliana Garcia, Anthony Rodriguez and two great granddaughters, and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, cousins and friends.  

Calling hours Thursday, August 19th from 4-7 pm and service Friday, August 20th at 10 am, both at Falvo Funeral Home- 1395 N. Goodman St. Rochester, NY 14609. Interment Riverside Cemetery. 

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