LAGRANGEVILLE – Araceli Rodriguez, 78, died peacefully on September 14, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.
Born in Jayuga, Puerto Rico on December 5, 1941, she was the daughter of Julia Melendez. Araceli had worked as a salesperson for Community Opticians in the Bronx. An area resident since 1996, she previously lived in the Bronx.
Araceli is survived by her children, Mark Rodriguez, Nora Quinones and her husband Edward, Anthony Rodriguez and his wife Dennise, and Sandra Rodriguez; her grandchildren, Jennifer, Edward, Anthony, Dialise, Mario, Araceli, Nicholas, Antecia, Mariona and Marci; her great-grandchildren, Gennara, Lillianna, Kieron, Flora, Emelya, Juliette and Cassandra; and her siblings, Celia “Sally”, Eddie and Linda. She was predeceased by her siblings, Jackie, George and John.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4-8pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Funeral Service will be on Saturday at 10am at the funeral home followed by entombment in Fishkill Rural Cemetery.