Juanita Rodriguez (nee Perez) age 88, of Lorain, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, following a sudden illness.
Born July 21, 1931 in Hamilton, Michigan, she came to Lorain in the early 1950’s.
Juanita worked for the Lorain City School System for 18 years.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel, Lorain, the Cursillo Movement and she enjoyed singing in the church choir. She also was a member of El Centro Community Center. Juanita enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her family.
Surviving is her husband of 68 years, Dario Rodriguez; sons, Dario Jr., Johnny (Dora) and George (Jeanette) all of Lorain; daughters, Judy (Joe) Muniz of Lorain, Theresa (Joe) Rodriguez-Bisbal of Orlando, Florida, Sandra (Frank) Medina of Lorain and Linda (Carlos) Cota of Fresno, California; 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; and many loving siblings.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lydia Rodriguez in 1973; and her parents, Alvino and Catherina (nee Lozado) Perez.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. The family will also receive friends on Saturday from 8:30 am until the time of mass at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. Rev. Bill Thaden, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.