MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - Jose Rodriguez of Moncks Corner, and formerly of Stamford and Norwalk, Conn., died Friday, Oct. 11. He was 91.
Rodriguez was born May 20, 1922, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was a World War II veteran and a retired employee of Clairol. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus of Stamford.
Rodriguez is survived by sons, Freddie (Georgeanna) Rodriguez of Moncks Corner and Joseph (Lynn) Rodriguez of Stamford; brother, Guillermo Rodriguez; sister, Josefina Martinez; seven grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Yolanda Irizarry Rodriguez; and six siblings.\
Calling hours are Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT 06902. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home Friday, Oct. 18 at 10:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s RC Church, 566 Elm St., Stamford. Interment will follow at Fairfield Memorial Park, Oaklawn Ave., Stamford.