William Rodriguez


William Rodriguez, age 84, of Orlando, FL passed on Thursday, December 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Born and raised in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. He was a longtime employee of Sardi’s Restaurant in Manhattan and Entenmann’s Bakery in Long Island. Retired to Florida, he was a parishioner of St. Isaac Jogues R.C. Church in Orlando FL.  A master dominoes player and a die-hard Mets fan, he was a man who loved to laugh and smile. There was nothing he cherished more than his wife and his children.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years Nori (née Ortiz) Rodriguez; his daughter, Glicel Norat and her husband Michael; his son, Marvin Rodriguez and his husband Vaughn Lindquist and three grandchildren: Francis-Glicel Norat, John Remy Norat and William (Liam) Peary Lindquist-Rodriguez. 

The family will receive friends and family Monday, December 30, 2019, 10am-12pm with service following at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home at 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, NJ.

Flowers should be sent to the funeral home and/or donations, in memory of William, can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY or to the VHS Hospice Services of New Jersey, 783 Riverview Drive, Totowa, NJ. Donations to VHS, should contain, “Restricted to Hospice” in the memo line.

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My deepest condolences. I am thinking of you and your family during these difficult times. With sympathy, Zana Beck
Zana Beck
My deepest condolences and prayer are with you all. Sorry we are unable to be with you in person but our hearts are. LOVE the Ramos family
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