Hector Rodriguez

Hector L. Rodriguez

Thursday, October 7th, 1943 - Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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WATERBURY – Hector L. Rodriguez, age 76, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on April 11th 2020 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the beloved husband of Mercedes (Simmons) Rodriguez.

Hector was born October 7th 1943 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The son of the late Jose Quinones and Rafaela Rodriguez. He retired from Cly-Del Mfg. after 31 years of service and was an active member of St. Cecilia’s/All Saints Church. Hector enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, playing dominoes and BINGO. He was a devoted Yankees fan and also enjoyed spending time working on his 1965 Chevy Impala.

Left to remember, cherish, and honor Hector’s love and legacy besides his wife Mercedes of 52 Years are his sons Robert Rodriguez and his wife, Annette, Daniel Rodriguez and his wife Laura, his daughter Leeana Rodriguez, his 12 siblings,11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, his stepmother Monserrate Suarez-Quinones, as well as several nieces ,nephews and in-laws. He is predeceased by his brother Rafael Santiago.

Hector’s family will honor his life at a private graveside service when he will be laid to rest on Friday April 17th at 1:00pm at All Saints Cemetery Waterbury. A live stream of the cemetery services will be available on our Facebook page at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home, 1987 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06705 has been honored to assist the Rodriguez family. Memories endure only if you share them, so you are encouraged to leave a condolence, words of comfort or a personal memory with Rodriguez family on Hector’s tribute page at
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  • Service

    Friday, April 17th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, April 17th, 2020 1:00pm
    All Saints Cemetery
    203 Spring Lake Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06706
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  • Interment

    All Saints Cemetery
    203 Spring Lake Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06706
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Posted at 11:57am
Mercedes and family,
So very sorry for the loss of your loved one.
Hoping that you're comforted by memories, the caring of others,
and the healing power of time.

David and Maria Estevens

Posted at 07:52pm
Mercedes, Robert, Danny and Leeana. My heart is shattered. My parents and Hector and Mercedes were are neighbors. We grew up together on Ridge Street. They used to come and sit and talk for hours about everything. It is with a heavy heart ❤️ that my condolences. I empathize with everyone. Have Faith and Love. Madeline Soto

Iris Jimenez & William Mendoza and family

Posted at 11:24am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Que Dios los bendiga y la Virgen
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Javier Rosado

Posted at 09:00pm
Señor Héctor. Un placer ávido conocerlo y compartir con su hijo con más de 20 años de amistad. Las veces que lo vi, usted siempre andaba con sonrisa y tranquilidad. Que descanse en paz y que Dios mire sobre su familia.

Linda Janowitz

Posted at 09:39am
Mercedes and family. Hector is one of the kindest, most caring person I know. Always a smile, proud of his family, helpful to his friends. He will be missed. Godspeed Hector and peace to your family. Enjoy your memories
Linda Janowitz and family

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