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Salvador Rodriguez

October 6, 1960 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 60)

Obituary

On February 11, 2021, our beloved father, husband, and grandfather, Salvador Rodriguez, passed away at the age of sixty. He was born on October 6, 1960, in the San Rafael neighborhood of the City of Santa Ana, Republic of El Salvador.

Son of Mercedes Rodriguez and Manuel Monterrosa, being the youngest of five siblings; Marta Alicia (+), Jose Roberto (+), Rosa Lilian (+), and Maria Eugenia. He always kept and showed a lot of affection and respect towards his brothers-in-law; Manuel de Jesus Martinez, Rafael Aragón, and Manuel de Jesús Luna.

It was in 1982, that he met Maria Rodriguez, with whom he married on January 27, 1996, together they procreated Jenny and Veronica Rodriguez, who later gave him the happiness of being the grandfather of six grandchildren, being them children; Adriana, Kelly, Gladys and the older ones, Johanna, Daniel and Gabriel, whom she adored with all her heart; and to whom he advised daily to be good people.

In addition, Salvador was characterized by being an exemplary, loving, happy uncle and a good counselor, always transmitting positive things and unity between the close and distant family despite the distance. He always won the affection of his nephews; Liseth, Mercy, Olga, Manuel, Karina, Raquel, Danilo, Rafael, Roberto, Tatiana, Patricia, Victor, and Mauricio, for his special charisma the little ones, Chambita, Anita, Nestor, and Jose Mario, always saw him as a grandfather for the love he gave them. 

          He distinguished himself for being humble, simple, sincere, helpful, and fair, he offered his unconditional friendship to many, he was a man dedicated to the church, he was a catechist, gospel, leader of the Base Ecclesial Communities in the ‘90s, in the Reina Church de la Paz in San Bartolo, Municipality of Ilopango, in San Salvador, Salvador loved to speak and learn about the Theology of Liberation, he was a faithful admirer and follower of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Martyr of El Salvador.

He enjoyed sunny days, he loved cooking and spending time with his family, he enjoyed taking family trips to the beach or a lake, he was fascinated by reading books and listening to music, he was a funny man with a unique sense of humor, where He was always there with smiles, he was a good joke-teller; And still, many of his anecdotes made them funny and interesting, he was just a person who did not get tired of listening, time was needed to listen to him, because it was all joy to hear him talk about his family and all the love he had for us, at the same time, he was a serious and respectful man, he was fragile and sentimental, he never wanted to tell a person the truths or what bothered him, he told them to his face, no matter who it was; and he did not do it to start a fight, but, with the purpose of clarifying and solving things.

In his company you could talk about any type of topic, be it religion, politics, sports, movies, cars, he knew about Salvadoran history as well as that of several countries. With him, we did not need to hire a carpenter, electrician, mechanic, plumber, because he was a man with many skills. 

He was a man who never gave up in the face of life's adversities, he always fought to keep his spirit up despite the illnesses he suffered, he never showed any kind of pain even though he suffered and dealt with it every day. diabetes; and his liver problem, he lived trying to be happy and make others happy.

Salvador will live forever in our hearts, in each one of his good actions, advice, an example of life, and in each smile that he drew in us; and all those who knew him.

Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday February 17, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Lindquist-Lundin Funeral Home, 36 Butler Street Worcester, MA under the direction of the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Thursday February 18, 2021 in St. Paul’s Cathedral, 38 High Street Worcester, MA.  Committal services will be private.

All those attending, please be sure to follow current health and social distancing guidelines.

A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may offer condolences, share fond memories, or light a candle in remembrance of Salvador.

 

 

El recién pasado 11 de Febrero 2021 falleció nuestro amado padre, esposo y abuelo, Salvador Rodriguez, a la edad de sesenta años. Nació un día seis de Octubre de 1960, en el barrio San Rafael de la Ciudad de Santa Ana , República de El Salvador.

Hijo de Mercedes Rodriguez y Manuel Monterrosa, siendo el menor de cinco hermanos; Marta Alicia(+), Jose Roberto(+), Rosa Lilian(+) y Maria Eugenia. Siempre guardó y demostró mucho cariño y respeto hacia sus cuñados; Manuel de Jesus Martinez, Rafael Aragón y Manuel de Jesús Luna.

Fue en el año de 1982, que conoció a Maria Rodriguez, con quien se contrajo matrimonio el 27 de Enero de 1996, juntos procrearon a Jenny y Veronica Rodriguez, quienes posteriormente, le brindaron la dicha de ser el abuelo de seis nietos, siendo ellos los niños; Adriana, Kelly, Gladys y los mayores,  Johanna, Daniel y Gabriel, a quienes adoraba con todo su corazón; y a quienes aconsejaba a diario para que fuera personas de bien .

Además, Salvador se caracterizó por ser un tío ejemplar, amoroso, alegre y buen consejero, siempre transmitía cosas positivas y de unidad entre la familia cercana y lejana a pesar de la distancia. Siempre se ganó el cariño de sus sobrinos; Liseth, Mercy, Olga, Manuel, Karina, Raquel, Danilo, Rafael, Roberto, Tatiana, Patricia, Victor y Mauricio,  por su carisma especial los más pequeños, Chambita, Anita, Nestor y Jose Mario, lo vieron siempre como un abuelo por el amor que les brindaba .

          Se distinguió por ser humilde, sencillo, sincero, servicial y justo, brindó su amistad incondicional a muchos, fue un hombre entregado a la iglesia, fue catequista, evangelizador, líder de las Comunidades Eclesiales de base en los años 90’s, en la Iglesia Reina de la Paz en San Bartolo, Municipio de Ilopango, en San Salvador, a Salvador le encantaba hablar y conocer sobre la Teología de la Liberación, fue fiel admirador y seguidor de Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Mártir de El Salvador .

Disfrutaba de los días soleados, le encantaba cocinar y convivir en familia cada momento que podía, disfrutaba hacer viajes en familia a la playa, o a algún lago, le fascinaba leer libros y escuchar música, era un hombre divertido con sentido del humor único, donde el estaba siempre había sonrisas, era un buen contador de chistes; y aún, muchas de sus anécdotas las volvía graciosas e interesantes era solamente una persona que no te cansabas de escuchar, el tiempo hacia falta para escucharle, pues todo era alegría oirle hablar de su familia y de todo el amor que él tenía para nosotros, a la vez, era un hombre serio y respetuoso, era frágil y sentimental, nunca se quedaba con las ganas de decirle a una persona las verdades o lo que le incomodaba se los decía en su cara, sin importar quien fuera; y no lo hacía por entablar una pelea, sino, con el propósito de aclarar y solucionar las cosas.

En su compañía se podía hablar cualquier tipo de temas, ya sea de religión, política, deportes, películas, carros, conocía de historia salvadoreña así como la de varios países. Con él, no necesitábamos contratar, carpintero, electricista, mecánico, plomero, porque era un hombre con  muchas habilidades.

El fue un hombre que nunca se dio por vencido ante las adversidades de la vida, siempre luchó por mantener su espíritu en alto a pesar de las enfermedades que adolecia, nunca demostró ningún tipo de dolor a pesar que sufría y lidiaba dia a dia con la diabetes; y su problema del hígado, vivió procurando ser feliz y hacer feliz a los demás.

Salvador vivirá por siempre en nuestros corazones, en cada una de sus buenas acciones, consejos, ejemplo de vida y en cada sonrisa que dibujó en nosotros; y todos aquellos que le conocieron.

 

 

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Services

Calling Hours
Wednesday
February 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lindquist Lundin Funeral Home
36 Butler St.
Worcester, MA

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 18, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul's Cathedral
38 High Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Private Committal

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