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Margarita Rodriguez

June 9, 1934 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Margarita Rodriguez, 87, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted and loving wife of Miguel Rodriguez. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Pedro and Candida (Solier) Vassallo. Margarita worked as a Nurse’s aide for the former Leader Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and she also worked for Head Start for most of her life until retiring. She was a faithful member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem where she was a member of the Cofradía of the Sacred Heart. Margarita enjoyed cooking and entertaining her family on holidays and Sundays. 


Survivors: In addition to her loving husband Miguel, she will be remembered by her sons Miguel Rodriguez, Jr. of Bethlehem, William Rodriguez of Cape Cod, MA and Xavier Rodriguez and his wife Rosa of Bethlehem; sisters Carmen Garcia of Bethlehem and Irma Huertas of Bethlehem as well as many loving nieces and nephews. 


Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Holy Infancy Catholic Church 312 E. 4th Street Bethlehem, PA 18015. Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and also on Wednesday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  Burial will take place at Holy Saviour Cemetery. 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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Calling Hours
April 19, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Calling Hour
April 20, 2022

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Mass of Christian Burial
April 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Infancy Catholic Church
312 E 4th Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015


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