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Joao AKA John Luis Rodrigues

Formerly of Revere & Madeira, Portugal, in Wakefield, April 23rd following a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of 42 years to Maria Isabel (daSilva) Rodrigues. Dear brother of Branca Luisa Rodrigues of Lisbon, Portugal & the late George Jose Luis Rodrigues & the late Jose Manuel Rodrigues. Caring brother-in-law to Maria Delta daSilva of Revere & Maria Zezina Ferreira of Wakefield, formerly of Revere. Cherished uncle to Ana Paula daSilva of Revere, Maria Deise daSilva  & her husband Roger of Lowell, Andreia Sacca & her husband Joseph of Wakefield, Henry J. Ferreira of Ft. Lauderdale, FL & Barbara & Ariana Rodrigues of Lisbon, Portugal.  He is the proud granduncle to: Jessica, Christopher, Fabio, Cassandra, Chauntelle, Dion & Jaxson. Also loving survived by 2 great grandnephews: Elias & Lorenzo.

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wed., Apr. 28th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE from 4-7 p.m. & immediately followed with the Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 7:15 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home. Entombment will be held privately at the Sheffield Bldg. at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum, Everett.

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

John was a longtime member of the Empire of the Holy Ghost (a Portuguese fraternal organization) & a past Business Agent for Local #26 (Hotels & Restaurants). John was most proud of his military service rendered to his fatherland, Portugal as a Sergeant in the Portuguese Army, stationed in India for over 5 years.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverly Oakes Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.


Services

Visiting Hours

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Wednesday, April 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 28th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private


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  1. Claire Goodwin
    Apr 26 2021

    Andreia, Belle, Ziza and the rest of the family, I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Please know that we are thinking of all of you.
    Claire & Gary

  2. Lorraine Butler
    Apr 26 2021

    I don’t know you I’m so sorry to hear about your husband passing he is Now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all In my prays always remember the good times you had with him

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