Julio A. Rodriguez, 77 of Perth Amboy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his residence with his family by his side.
Julio was born and raised in Santiago, Dominican Republic and came to Perth Amboy 52 years ago. He was a employed by Phoenix Containers, New Brunswick as a machine operator for over 20 years. Julio worked for various restaurants in the Perth Amboy area as a chef. He was an avid fisherman, Boston Red Sox's fan and loved to cook especially his favorite dish Chicharon and his catch of the day.
He is preceded in death by his loving father Tomas Rodriguez, who passed away in 2013 .
Julio is survived by his devoted wife Maria R. Diaz; loving son of Maria ( nee Nunez ); devoted father of Jullian, Nancy, Jose, David, Sugeiry, Randy and Caroli Rodriguez; dear brother of Blas, Antonio "Crusito", Jose, Maria "Tala", Asela, Carmen, Marina, Lucy and Mercedes "Mecho" Rodriguez; adored grandfather of 8; cherished uncle of many nieces, nephews & cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30 am at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy. Interment will follow at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Perth Amboy. Visiting will be held on Friday from 5 ~ 9pm.