In memory of
Gerald F. "Jerry" Rodriguez Sr.
Gerald "Jerry" F. Rodriguez, Sr. passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, while surrounded by his loving family. He was 87 years old. He was the devoted husband of Betty Gagliano Rodriguez. Loving father of Bonnie Rodriguez and Gerald "Jerry" Rodriguez, Jr. (Betsy). Stepfather of Gregg Gagliano, and Gwen Gagliano LeSage (Charles). Grandfather of Elaina Rodriguez Stanley, Ryan Rodriguez (Alicia), Aimae LeSage, and Evan LeSage. Great-grandfather of Sage, Rowan and Ariana. Brother of Patricia Tamor (Vincent), the late Clyde Rodriguez (the late Leatrice), and the late Roland Rodriguez (the late Jackie). He was preceded in death by his beloved first wife, the late Bessie Acosta Rodriguez; and by his parents, the late Myrtle Melerine Rodriguez and the late Charles "Chula" Rodriguez. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Jerry loved people, and always knew how to make others feel welcome, appreciated, and loved. He enjoyed working in his backyard garden, and took great pleasure in his many travels. He was truly one of a kind, and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. A visitation will be held in Jerry's memory at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. VIRTUE STREET, in Chalmette, on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. A mass will be held in his memory at 1:00 PM. He will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, in St. Bernard. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.
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