Rodriguez, Raul M.("Roy"), age 54 of Hawthorne, suddenly on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Born in Santiago, Chile, Raul moved to the U.S. in 1965 where he became a resident of Paterson. He also lived in Alaska, Florida, Monticello, NY, Paramus and then Hawthorne. Raul worked as a CAD operator and served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force. He was a huge animal lover, volunteering his time to help where he was needed. He most recently volunteered at the tricky tray for Oakland’s Real Dog Rescue. Raul loved the outdoors, especially camping, fishing and golf. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees, New Jersey Devils and Seton Hall Pirates.
Raul M. Rodriguez is the beloved son of Raul D. and Rosa E. Rodriguez of River Vale. Father of Marcelo A. Rodriguez of Tacoma, WA and Lynette R. Rodriguez of Weehawken. Grandfather of Marcelo Rodriguez, Jr. Brother of Claudia M. Valdivia and her husband Reinaldo; Regina I. Rodriguez and Valentina A. Ramos and her husband Rickie. Uncle of Alexandria and Jordan Ramos and Reinaldo, Christian, and Natalie Valdivia.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Fair Lawn. Family and friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Memorial donations may be made to Real Dog Rescue, P.O. Box 7106, Oakland, NJ 07436.