Romeo J. RodriguesJanuary 11, 1929 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 88)
Romeo J. Rodrigues of Sunnyside Ave., Winthrop passed away at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on November 26, 2017. He was 88 years old. Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Antoinette and Antonio Rodrigues. A resident of Winthrop for over 51 years he worked as a Sales Representative for New England Casket Company in East Boston and the Boston Burial Company. He was also a member of the Portuguese Club.
He was the devoted husband of 67 years of marriage to Pauline (Screnci) and the loving father of Janet Rodrigues-Martino of Winthrop, Mark Rodrigues and his wife Dodie of Saugus, Joann Amatucci and her husband Anthony of Winthrop and the late Paul Rodrigues and his wife Judi of Stoughton. Dear brother of Annette Petroccione of Peabody, Nancy Rosa of Danvers and the late Anthony "Broz" Rodrigues, August "Gus" Rodrigues and Charles "Chuckie" Rodrigues. Loving cousin of Philomena Meads of East Boston. Cherished grandfather of Michael, Jessica, Matthew, Lauren, Brittani, Kurt, Nicholas, Adam and Mark. Great grandfather Sophia and Samantha. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow the mass in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.
Memorial donation may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home 17 Layfayette Ave. C/O 3rd Floor Alzheimer's Unit, Chelsea MA 02150.