July 18, 1924 ~ October 21, 2021

Born in: Niles, California
Resided in: Fremont, California

Johnny was born at Niles Maternity Home to the late John and Mary Rodrigues. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in Germany for 18 Months. In 1952, he married his wife, Elaine. He was a member of P.F.S.A Councils #16 and #17 and S.P.R.S.I Council #2.

He was predeceased by brothers Ernie, Alfred, and Andy. He is survived by wife Elaine, his three children Karen (Jack W.), Steve (Monica), and Lisa (Jack C.), 15 grandchildren, their spouses and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Jerry (Lila), sister Jeanette (Dave), three godchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Due to Covid-19, all services will be for family only.

Sunday, November 7th at 2:00 pm at Berge Pappas Smith Chapel of the Angels, 40842 Fremont Blvd., Fremont. Mass will be Monday, November 8th at 10:30 am at Corpus Christi Parish, 37891 Second St., Fremont, followed by burial at Irvington Memorial Cemetery, 41001 Chapel Way, Fremont.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the charity of your choice.

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