Jose N. Rodriguez 76, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on June 28, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Janette J. (Jeffries) Rodriguez with whom he shared over 52 years of loving marriage . Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Guillermo and Carmen Rodriguez. Jose honorably and proudly served his country in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem, Lehigh Valley Ham Radio Group and DAV Chapter 7.
Survivors: In addition to his loving wife Janette; daughter Jeanette O. Boulware of White Plains, Maryland; sons Jose O. Rodriguez of White Plains, Maryland Anthony C. Rodriguez of Bethlehem, PA and Jason M. Rodriguez Haverford, PA and their spouses Idaliza, Elizabeth, and Maribel. Siblings: Felix Rodriguez, Carmen Rodriguez, Mercedes Cruz and Iso Rodriguez; grandchildren Janette Rodriguez, Julian Rodriguez, Nicholas Rodriguez, Faith Rodriguez, Cheyenne Boulware, Tristan Rodriguez, Isabel Rodriguez, Gabriel Rodriguez, Jeshuwa Rodriguez and Bethony Rodriguez and his loving great grandchildren Audrey Rodriguez and Mia Gatto, Katarina Michael, Noah Michael and Mila Michael. Jose was preceded in death by his brother Tony Rodriguez.
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on July 2, 2020 at Holy Infancy Catholic Church, 312 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 9:00 am until time of the service in the church. Due to current restrictions, we ask you to follow social distancing protocols and a facial covering must be worn. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery. Jose’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church.
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Holy Infancy Catholic Church
312 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem PA 18015