Rodrigo Manuel Rodrigues passed away on Wednesday December 17th, 2014. Rod was born on October 31st, 1952 in Pico, Azores. Moved to Tracy, CA with his parents and siblings in 1967, then made Modesto his permanent residence. One of his many accomplishments was managing their family dairy with his father as a young adult, which lead him to owning and handling many rental properties. Rod enjoyed working hard to provide for his family. He married Sylvia Cisneros-Rodrigues in 2000. Rod loved family, fishing, dancing and traveling. He also enjoyed being a foster parent; raising 31 boys since 2001.
He leaves behind his wife, Sylvia Cisneros-Rodrigues; daughter, Deondra Rodrigues; step daughter, Destinee Hernandez; step sons, Eddie Hernandez, Fabian Hernandez and Anthony Miller; granddaughters, Mia and Bella Hernandez; mother, Maria Rodrigues; sisters, Regina Simile and Cidallia Ramirez. Rod is proceeded in death by his father, Joao Lopes-Rodrigues.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ceres Seventh-day Adventist Church
1633 Central Avenue, Ceres, CA 95307.
Sunday , Dec. 28th VIEWING 4pm-8pm
Salas Brothers Room #2 419 Scenic Dr.
Monday, Dec. 29th FUNERAL 10am
Seventh Day Adventist Church
1633 Central Ave.
Ceres, Ca Reception to Follow:
1930 W. Don Pedro Rd.
Modesto, Ca 95358