Manuel Joseph Rodriquez, 86, born August 22, 1933 in New York City, New York to James Rodriquez and Dorothy Crist, peacefully passed away July 23, 2020 in Ocala, Florida. Manuel was raised in New Rochelle, NY by Mr. and Mrs Joseph Montanaro.
Manny retired in 1988 from Saks Fifth Avenue in Yonkers NY.
Manny, as his friends called him, lived in Albrightsville PA and settled in Ocala, FL in 2003.
Manny was Past Commander of The American Legion Post 8 on New Rochelle, NY. He also held the position of Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus Council 339 in New Rochelle NY
Manny and his wife were members of the ALHAMBRA CARAVAN, on a local level, engaging in a variety of charitable works.
Manny enjoyed the theatre and was associated with New Rochelle Civic Theatre and Blessed Sacrament Theatre groups. He enjoyed bird watching and jigsaw puzzles.
He was predeceased by his grandson Nicholas M Rubino.
He is survived by his wife OF 65 years, Elizabeth Rodriquez (Lynch), Daughters Lisa Badolato (Louis), Elizabeth Wergen (Robert), Debra Williams (Jack), Donna Rodriquez (Chris Votos).
Loving grandchildren, Fire Fighter Jack Williams III, Deanna Osorio, Laura Wergen, Chelsea Wergen and Staff Sgt Jacob Votos along with their spouses and 8 beautiful Great- grandchildren.